training

New training centre wins job offers for students

06/09/2021

Winvic Construction Lt and IM Properties, have welcomed the first learners inside a new ‘Future of Construction’ training centre at Mercia Park, Leicestershire.

Free inclusive training tools released to construction industry

28/09/2020

A suite of new learning materials covering inclusive leadership, recruitment and training and developed by industry leaders have been made freely available to the UK construction sector.

Highways England seeks more passport sign-ups

25/09/2020

Highways England has called for more members of its supply chain to register for its Passport scheme.

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.

Scotland to launch national road worker training programme

21/01/2020

The national Scottish Roads Training Programme is set to be launched on 29 January with the ambition of re-engineering how road operatives are qualified and how training programmes are procured.

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.

Competence framework to help code compliance

15/04/2019

Top organisations in the highways sector have released an asset management competence framework to help authorities become compliant with the national code of practice for roads maintenance.

A highways trailblazer

19/03/2019

Meg Bailey, trainee site supervisor at FM Conway, explains her journey into the highways sector and how more young men and women can be encouraged to take up on-site roles.

ACO launches flexible professional development programme

06/11/2018

Leading water management company ACO has launched a professional development programme designed to address training challenges in the construction industry.

Award winning training centre to teach tunnelling and construction skills

14/03/2017

Transport for London says Crossrail’s legacy of tunnelling and underground construction will continue after it signed a contract with Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) to run the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) in Ilford.

TfL searches for apprentices

08/03/2017

Transport for London has created more than 175 new apprenticeship positions and say it is welcoming applications from people who, "want to play their part in keeping London moving, working and growing and making life in the city better".

Award for London Highways Academy of Excellence

01/03/2016

The London Highways Academy of Excellence has won the Civil Engineering Contractors Association’s (CECA) Inspiring Change in the Community Award 2016.

Kier and Surrey CC plan careers college to train highways workforce

04/02/2016

Kier and Surrey County Council are set to launch a ‘construction academy’ that will see them train their own highways workforce.

HTMA releases environmental training DVD

13/07/2015

The Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) has produced an environmental training DVD in an effort to support member organisations and their clients with environmental awareness and management.

New course offers key to tackling crumbling roads

16/07/2014

A new university qualification has been launched to help equip highway engineers with the skills they need to fix the UK’s crumbling roads.

RSTA looks to minimise future skills crisis

20/08/2013

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has developed an active training programme specific to the road surface sector.

Free training places for highways bosses

26/05/2011

Specialist trainers at the National Highways Academy (NHA) are offering 24 highway businesses free strategic management training for owner/directors and senior managers.

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Senior Waste Manager

£42,923 to £46,402 per annum
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual County Hall, Newport / Agile
Recruiter: Isle of Wight Council

Engineer (Client Team)

£35,336 to £39,571 (Bar at £38,553) per annum 
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Client Team Manager Manchester, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Manchester City Council

Public Rights of Way Officer

£30,984 - £35,336 per annum
The post holder will provide specialist expertise on the Public Rights of Way function for the Council Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Principal Officer, Fleet & Transport

£52,556 - £56,126 pa
Bradford is extraordinary, energetic and enterprising. Our future is bright and we want you to be a part of it. Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of Bradford MDC

Senior Engineer - Drainage and Flood Risk

£38,553 - £45,648
Coventry is a city that is changing fast – and we’re looking for skilled people to join our team Coventry, West Midlands
Recruiter: Coventry City Council

Tree Officer

£24,920 pa - £27,514 pa
Bradford Council has declared a climate emergency and is committed to creating a sustainable district. Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of Bradford MDC

Waste Contract Assistant

£20,043 to £20,852
Do you have an interest in geography or the environment? Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Procurement Programme Manager

£54,873 – £60,366
We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Programme Manager to join our team. Stratford, London (Greater)
Recruiter: East London Waste Authority (ELWA)

Director of Environment & Planning

£110,800 inc. Car allowance Excellent relocation and benefits package
We have two exciting opportunities for those seeking a new challenge with a flexible, dynamic and innovative authority. Lancashire
Recruiter: Lancashire County Council

Ranger

 £22,575 -£24,924
The Country Parks Service is looking to recruit a full-time ranger to the Beacon Hill team. Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Reparation Worker

£20,856
The work will involve a variety of practical activities that could include basic maintenance, gardening & painting of community spaces. Glenfield, Leicester
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Driver

£19,266
We are currently looking to recruit a number of drivers for our Passenger Fleet Team Glenfield, Leicester
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Escort

£18,522
Escorts will ensure (along with the driver) their passengers' personal wellbeing and safe/secure travel at all times. Glenfield, Leicester
Recruiter: Leicestershire County Council

Energy and Climate Change Officer

£31895 - £31895
The successful candidate will be responsible for development and implementation of the Council’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan. Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham
Recruiter: Ashfield District Council

Transport Craftsperson

£25,927.00 - £28,226.00
You will be joining us at a very exciting time as we move to Featherstone later this year to a state of the art fleet maintenance facility Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Assistant Gardener

£19,650.00 - £20,043.00
An opportunity exists in the Council’s Street Scene Services for an Assistant Gardener Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Gardener

£20,444.00 - £22,129.00
An opportunity exists in the Council’s Street Scene Services for a Gardener Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Graffiti Liaison Officer

£21,269- £24,920
We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled officer to join our Environmental Enforcement Team. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Craft Person

£25,927.00 - £28,226.00
Are you interested in working for the foremost council transport services team in the country Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Traffic Technician

£23,023 - £24,920
The post holder will undertake technical and administrative support work related to traffic and management. Telford, Shropshire
Recruiter: Telford & Wrekin Council

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