skills

T Levels aim to narrow engineering skills gap

11/08/2020

This September marks a step forward in vocational engineering training for young adults, with the launch of the Government's T level qualification.

Plant operators' 'grandfather rights' to end from 2025 

20/11/2019

Construction plant operators holding a skills card under so-called ‘grandfather rights’ will have to pay to undergo a competence interview to keep the certification beyond 2025.

McCann: 'We all have a responsibility to safeguard the skills'

22/08/2019

Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering firm, McCann, has an employment strategy based on continuous up-skilling and investment in the next generation, which it argues is the key to industry future proofing.

Street works – getting it right

20/06/2019

Richard Hayes, chief executive of the Institute of Highway Engineers, discusses its new training in street works inspections.

Round table: The human touch

14/06/2018

The latest Highways round table, in partnership with Tarmac, sought the views of a group of new entrants and some of those seeking to be part of the solution, on the enduring question of how to make the sector a more attractive and better-understood proposition.

DfT's head of local roads gives keynote at HAUC convention

28/02/2017

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) head of local roads, Steve Berry OBE, will be delivering the keynote address for the Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee (HAUC (UK)) national convention.

Apprentices helping to build Newton Bypass

16/11/2016

Welsh Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates has met with eight of the apprentices that are helping to ensure the Newtown bypass is completed on time.

Matchtech to recruit for A14 improvement scheme

07/11/2016

Matchtech has been named as one of four preferred agencies to source contractors for the A14 improvement scheme.

Comment: A skilled workforce means an improved network for all

20/09/2016

Russell Wallis, Divisional Director, Major Projects, Highways England – discusses the importance of a skilled workforce.

Final programme confirmed for Highway Skills event

06/09/2016

The speaker lineup for this year’s Highway Skills event is now complete and includes support from the likes of Highways England, HS2, Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).  

Highway Skills 2016: Highways England confirm their support

31/08/2016

Highways England are supporting this year’s Highway Skills event with the confirmation of divisional director Russell Wallis as a speaker.

Highways England offering graduate opportunities

23/08/2016

Highways England has announced a range of graduate opportunities.

SWH Group apprentices gain practical experience

09/08/2016

Exeter-based SWH Group has teamed up with the local arm of Aggregate Industries to provide practical training exercises to construction and civil engineering apprentices.

New apprenticeship/skills zone at this year's Highways SIB

27/07/2016

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) will form part of a new apprenticeship/skills zone at this year’s Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event.

Education about apprenticeships is key

16/03/2016

The chair of the government’s transport and infrastructure skills strategy Terry Morgan says more must be done to promote the balance between apprenticeships and the benefits of going to university.

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Oxfordshire County Council
up to £150k
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Strategic Transport Team Leader

Telford & Wrekin Council
£39,880 - £42,821 per annum
Do you want to be leading the strategic development of Telford’s transport network? Telford, Shropshire
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Technical Officer (Traffic and Traffic Schemes)

Oxfordshire County Council
£34,728 - £37,890 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to play a central role with the Traffic Team in the improvement and maintenance of the highway network within... Oxfordshire
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Environmental Health Officer - Covid-19 Test & Trace

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£32,418 - £40,869
We are seeking to appoint up to 2 EHOs or Technical Officers to work as part of the councils Environmental Health Team to... Greenwoodhill, Fermanagh & Omagh
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Lead Network Engineer

Camden London Borough Council
£46,756
We are going through exciting new changes, which require the need for Lead Network engineers who can... Camden, London (Greater)
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Mechanical Engineer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£40.869 - £43.860
Short Term -12 months contract - Inclusive of London Weighting. Greenwich, London (Greater)
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Environmental Health Officer - Covid-19 Test & Trace / Street Enforcement Officer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£32,418 - £40,869
We are seeking to appoint up to 2 EHOs or Technical Officers to work as part of the councils Environmental Health Team to... Greenwich, London (Greater)
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Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£45,834 - £48,819
Are you a Senior Planning & Highways Lawyer with local government experience who is looking for variety and challenge Greenwich, London (Greater)
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Technical Lead Officer – Transport Planning and Policy

Somerset County Council
£34,728 to £38,890 per annum
We have a fantastic opportunity in Somerset within our Transport Commissioning team. Taunton, Somerset
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Outreach and Engagement Officer

Camden London Borough Council
£26,592 - £28,672
You will have a good understanding and some experience in waste management practices. Camden, London (Greater)
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Operations Manager (Traffic & Compliance)

Capita
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We’re looking for the right person for this role, so we don’t mind where you’re located, as long as... London (Greater)
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Operations Manager (Traffic & Travel)

Capita
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You’ll be responsible for developing strategies and delivering projects and programmes as part of the service senior management team - including... London (Greater)
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Operations Manager (Development Control)

Capita
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You’ll be responsible for the overall delivery of all highways and development control management in this varied role. London (Greater)
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Operations Manager (Assets)

Capita
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It’s an exciting role where we’ll look to you to ensure highways projects are delivered against continuous improvement and... London (Greater)
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Asset Manager

Capita
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Technical Supervisor

Capita
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Traffic & Travel Manager

Capita
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As part of a friendly team, you’ll support the operations manager of traffic and travel in the overall delivery of... London (Greater)
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Environmental Surveyor

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£34,900 - £47,300 per annum
You will have practical experience of grounds and repair works to common parts of housing estates and... Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
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Traffic Engineer

Royal Borough of Greenwich
£25.137 - £34.209
We are looking to appoint a Traffic Engineer to work within the Traffic Group (Traffic Team) to
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Senior Travel Plan Officer

Somerset County Council
£25,991 to £29,577 per annum
Fantastic opportunity in Somerset to work in our Travel Plan Team within the Highways Development Management service as a... Somerset
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