Colas - we go further


Our people are defined by their willingness to go further, whether it is within an office environment or working for one of our trading companies.

Our areas of work include highway maintenance, quarrying and block manufacturing. We offer a diverse range of roles working at different locations and on various projects, for each we encourage our people to continuously improve, and embrace a visionary and innovative approach to their work.





Business Development

Health and Safety

Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering



Business Improvement

Quantity Surveying


Bid Management


Project Management


Estimating and Tendering

Research & Development



The different range of roles is also reflected in the number of different places you could work.  This diversity makes us an employer of choice, as we continuously encourage flexibility and choice. If you are a passionate individual you could find yourself faced with many opportunities and choices to make. It's what keeps our people energised and experts within the industry.

Key Facts

We employ over 65 people working from 4 locations

Our people have the opportunity to also gain experience with;

  • Our parent company in France and internationally
  • Our sister companies within the UK
  • Our Joint Ventures Companies

Our people can work within our business improvement schemes to help create efficiencies and contribute to innovation.

We are an Investors in People company.


Investor in People


Our Investors in People accreditation is important to us, because our people, our talent, are one of our fundamental company values. For us, Investors in People is all about encouraging good people management. At Colas some of the ways we approach this is through our induction, training, career development, mentoring, appraisals, business improvement initiatives and employee forums. 



Each year we recruit school and college leavers as apprentices for a range of specialist programmes. Our apprentices receive on-going training and development from the start and receive nationally recognised qualifications. Read more about our Apprenticeship programmes