Careers

We have a range of exciting opportunities and are always seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team, where we value our people as much as the work that we do. We have a strong set of Company values, which are central to how we recruit, motivate, retain and develop our employees, and we are keen that our staff demonstrate and promote these values in all aspects of their work.

Our belief is that by developing our people we enable them to reach their potential, which in turn, helps achieve our overall business objectives and creates the behaviours we want to see demonstrated within the business. Barhale has an in-house training centre which caters for the training needs of all Barhale employees.

We offer competitive remuneration packages for our staff roles, including a Company car or cash allowance for roles which require business travel, standard benefits including company pension contribution, private medical cover, permanent health cover and life assurance along with the option to select from a number of other flexible benefits to suit individual lifestyles.

If you are interested in any of the following roles, please submit your CV and covering email with your salary expectations to careers@barhale.co.uk, quoting the vacancy reference.

We are also recruiting for a variety of roles within the IOS alliance with Anglian Water. If you are interested in working within IOS, please click here  to search for roles and apply on the dedicated IOS recruitment website. If you already work for Barhale or one of our partners within IOS, but would like to make an internal application, please click here


Business Development Manager

  • Location: Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC605

Barhale are recruiting for a Business Development Manager, based in Head Office, Walsall.

You will work with the Business Development Director, Regional Directors, Managers and other members of the operational and business development team in the generation and management of a sustainable pipeline of work that reflects the current and anticipated business strategy and regional business plans.

This will be achieved through working with the market research team and interpreting their data and following through with client engagement, key account management, engagement with key stakeholders and potential partner organisations with subsequent action plans to convert opportunities into tenders for the proposals team.

We are looking for a candidate who will expand on their existing network of contacts to sustainably grow the Barhale business in line with sector/geographical targets.

If you have experience in building commercial relationships, have an existing network of contacts within water, transport, energy and built environment within Central England, we are keen to hear from you.

This role boasts an excellent basic salary and benefits.

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Site Manager

  • Location: Eastern- Across Anglian Water
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC600

Barhale are recruiting for a Site Manager to work across the Anglian Water Region. The Anglian Water @one Alliance is a collaborative organisation of consultants and contractors working together to deliver more than half of Anglian Waters capital investment programme. We will design and build around 800 schemes worth approximately £1.2billion between April 2015 and March 2020, known as AMP6, the current five year investment period, working closely with Anglian Water operations teams and other key stakeholders.

We are looking for an experienced Site Manager who will be responsible for the successful delivery of construction activities in line with the client’s Capital Delivery Index (CDI) and by outperforming the affordability challenge. It is important you will be a champion of safety and wellbeing and ensure project delivery, without detriment to anyone’s health and wellbeing- Using techniques to minimise the effect on our environment.

We are looking for a candidate that has relevant key skills and extensive experience.

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Technical Coordinator

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC528

We are recruiting for a Technical Coordinator to support Anglian Water. Your role will include supporting production of ROV Meeting presentations, reporting and the DEP.

The successful candidate must have similar previous experience, be able to demonstrate a can do attitude and have strong interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone who will undertake the role with enthusiasm and a desire to learn and develop new skills.

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Project Coordinator

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC527

We are recruiting for a Project Co-ordinator to support the Alliance for Anglian Water in Peterborough. You will be accountable for production, facilitation, co-ordination, monitoring and a range of project support schedules and administration, across the project life-cycle.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience within a similar role and can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, undertaking the role with enthusiasm and a desire to learn and develop new skills.

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DAC Apprentice

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Apprenticeship
  • Vacancy ID: WC52

We are recruiting for a DAC Apprentice, to support the DAC Project Lead (Digital Asset Capture) to deliver digital outputs from laser scanning for use by the Engineering and Project Delivery teams, along with developing an outline understanding of the tools, systems, discipline and approaches used by the DAC Team.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, able to use own initiative and work independently.

You will need to have excellent communication and organisation skills, alongside a good telephone manner.

A GCSE grade A* – C or equivalent Maths, English and Science would be preferred and a GCSE or equivalent within Graphics, Design or Technology would also be an advantage.


Civil Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC525

The Anglian Water @one Alliance has exciting opportunities for experienced Civil Engineers to work in the water recycling/water infrastructure team.
Candidates should be able to challenge both hydraulic modellers and the delivery team to realise efficiencies using their knowledge of construction techniques, design and enabling (environmental, land, customer interfaces).
Ideally the candidate should have experience delivering water recycling infra projects and have the ability to deliver to time and cost and reduce carbon in project solutions.

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DAC Technician

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC524

We are recruiting for an experienced DAC/CAD technician in Peterborough. The successful candidate will have a wealth of experience of delivering projects Plant 3D. You will need to be proactive and to be at a suitable level to lead the project through detailed design. This role is to lead the DAC requirements on the Heigham project.

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Technical Manager

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC523

The Anglian Water @one Alliance has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager based in our Peterborough office. You will be accountable for the technical resource delivery at programme & project level. Ensuring technical outputs meet the requirements of the Totex Delivery Process as well as meeting project affordability within timescales agreed with the project team. Also outperforming on cost whilst maintaining quality & delivering on time against a backdrop of repeatability & challenge where deemed appropriate.

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Health & Safety Manager

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC529

An outstanding opportunity to join an industry leading collaborative organisation. Working in an innovative industry, the @one Alliance with Anglian Water are currently delivering around 800 projects valued at £1bn until 2020 with prospect of a further 10 years up to 2030. You will be accountable for developing and facilitating the maintenance and implementation of Alliance AMP6 Health, Safety and Well-Being strategy and plan with the implementation of policy and procedures to support this within the Project Teams.

You will advise and support the Head of Operations, Operations Managers & Project Teams on all matters relating to health, safety & well-being at work, including the obligations and responsibilities of managers and employees; and provide comprehensive and practical advice to all manager on best practice.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in Construction Project Health & Safety Management, NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ Level 4 in Occupational Safety, Membership of IOSH or working towards CMIOSH.

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Sales Manager

  • Location: Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC521

We are recruiting for a Sales Manager to join BCS within our Head Office in Walsall. We are looking for a candidate who will manage the sales team ensuring our business achieves growth and set targets are met on a monthly basis.

The successful candidate will have detailed knowledge of sales, experience managing a team, the ability to quickly build relationships to drive the business forward and previous work experience within the construction industry would be beneficial.

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Graduate Engineer

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC519

Barhale are recruiting for a Graduate Engineer to work in partnership with  the Midland Metro Alliance in Birmingham. We are looking for a candidate who is newly graduated or due to graduate in Civil Engineering.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to gain experience in other departments including temporary works design, planning and estimating as part of an approved Institution of Civil Engineers training scheme.

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Business Unit Manager

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC514

We are recruiting for a senior management position in the Eastern Region to create and sustain a business unit outside of, but complimentary to the Anglian Water work programmes. The role involves the full spectrum of activities as more fully described in Barhale’s operating matrix and will include winning, doing and getting paid for work, sourcing, training and retaining the delivery team(s) and generally executing the external works strategy for the region. This is a full operational role and an opportunity for an ambitious leader to create and grow a discrete operating entity.

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Planner

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC513

Barhale are recruiting for a Planner to work within @one Framework for Anglian Water to provide and maintain a robust plan and drive the core delivery team to deliver the project on time in alignment with the agreed delivery strategy.

The ideal candidate will have P6 software experience and substantial experience within a similar role.

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Administrator

  • Location: Great Billing, Northants
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC510

The purpose of this role is to provide an effective administrative and support role for our yard team at Great Billing in Northampton. This role involves typing and maintaining office files and documents, preparing paperwork for meetings, compiling weekly wage returns and keeping a stock list updated.

In this role we require someone with previous administration experience, with a strong eye for detail and accuracy, an enthusiastic approach and the ability to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels.

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Trainee Site Agent

  • Location: Leeds
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC489

We have an exciting opportunity for a current or recent graduate to gain experience as part of a placement year in our Leeds office. This role will work closely with the project manager who is responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance.

The ideal candidate will be studying/have studied for a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. The person will have excellent communication, organisation and time management skills. If this sounds like a good match, please send your CV and Cover letter.

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Administrator

  • Location: Leeds
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC491

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and personable Administrator to provide an effective administrative and reception service for the region, supporting and deputising for the Office Manager as and when required.

The role will involve maintaining the office environment to a high standard at all times, greeting and dealing with visitors and directing calls and responding to queries. The successful candidate will also be required to complete and process paperwork, ensure supplies and equipment are in place for the office and deal with travel arrangements as necessary.

The successful candidate should have great interpersonal and communication skills along with a strong eye for detail and ability to work to deadlines.

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Senior Site Agent

  • Location: Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC434

We currently have a requirement for a Senior Site Agent, to be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining high standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

The successful candidate will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. You will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

In this role we require someone with considerable experience in Civil Engineering, and excellent communication, people and team management skills along with relevant site qualifications.

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Multi-Skilled and General Operatives

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: BC972

Barhale are recruiting for 5 Multi-skilled Operatives and 3 General Operatives to work in Birmingham City Centre on our Midland Metro Alliance contract. We are looking for candidates who take a practical hands on approach and implement best practice procedures. You will need to display and work to the MMA/Barhale values which centres around respect, safety, sustainability, openness and honesty.

The ideal candidate will have experience of general civil works including earthworks, drainage, ducting and concreting. Multi-skilled Operatives will be required to hold a CSCS card, CPCS (either forward tipping dumper/ slinger signaller/ ride on roller/ 360 excavator). You will need to have health and safety awareness alongside first aid and environmental awareness. NRSWA is essential and SSMTS/environmental awareness is highly desirable. General Operatives must hold a CSCS card alongside a CPCS card for a roller/ dumper.

It is essential all candidates are excellent team players, and are able to maximise use of own working time, check equipment that will be used, ensure a safe and tidy place of work and communicate with Site Supervisors with any health and safety concerns.

Please apply by emailing a copy of your CV or work history to careers@barhale.co.uk quoting reference BC972.

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Site Agent (National Grid)

  • Location: Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC506

The Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

The ideal candidate will have years of experience in Civil Engineering as well as working knowledge of NEC contract conditions and National Grid technical specifications and their testing regime. You will be degree educated, with relevant, up to date tickets and National Grid competencies. You will consistently display excellent leadership, communication and problem resolution skills.

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Customer Liaison Manager

  • Location: Stourport-on-Severn
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC507

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Customer Liaison Manager to work on our EVA project, who will assist in the delivery of a business critical service to ensure that customers’ expectations are exceeded.

The role will involve managing all additional contacts, proactively monitoring customer commitments and appointments, and ensuring all confirmed work orders are analysed to verify correct completion.

Interpersonal skills are key due to the level of direct contact, and the ability to deal with disappointed customers whilst remaining calm and professional is vital. You will also require excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of problem analysis and query resolution.

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Apprentice Sign Maker

  • Location: BCS- Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: BC951

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Sign Maker to join the BCS team, based in Walsall. The core duties of this role are the designing, output and manufacture of signs and graphics. The candidate will carry out this role in combination with working towards a relevant NVQ Level 2/ suitable qualification in Sign Making. Your learning and development will be split between the design and manufacture departments.

Previous relevant experience and a real desire to learn and development are important for this role. You will be a friendly and adaptable team player who is also able to work on their own initiative. If this sounds like you, please forward your CV and cover letter.

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Site Agent

  • Location: Northern region
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC486

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Site Agent to be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

The successful candidate will require enthusiasm along with excellent communication, safety and management skills in order to work closely with site teams and support departments to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Please apply if you have previous experience in deep excavations and segmental tunnel construction and feel you have the expertise, drive and passion to successfully deliver in this role.

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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Leeds (Yorkshire region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC232

We are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.

The successful applicant will hold excellent interpersonal and communication skills as they will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual who has previous experience in the industry, familiar with ICE/NEC contracts and keen to deliver accurate reports and ensure adherence to commercial processes.

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Site Supervisor

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC469

We are currently recruiting an experienced site supervisor as part of the @one Alliance with Anglian Water, located in their offices in Peterborough and throughout the Eastern region. The role works closely with the Construction Manager and is responsible for managing & enabling construction activities, including engagement and integration/ collaboration. The role also includes managing budgets, being responsible for site expenditure and accurately and timely reporting on project cost and delivery.

You will be a champion of health and safety with excellent leadership, communication and time management skills. You will have previous relevant experience and enjoy working to strict budgets and deadlines. Personal development is a key trait required for this challenging role. If this sounds like you, forward your CV and covering letter.

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Project Manager

  • Location: Watford (Southern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC477

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance.

The role involves working closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner, whilst ensuring customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

This role would suit someone with experience of managing projects within a civils/water environment and knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms. You should also have excellent communication, people and team management skills, with the ability to influence, motivate and mentor, and relevant site qualifications.

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Product Based Delivery Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough- @one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC445

We are currently on the lookout for a Product Based Delivery Engineer who will work in the Anglian Water @one Alliance partnership based at our client’s co-located offices in Peterborough. The key accountability is the ability to manage the delivery of the relevant products to time and cost. To drive an innovative technical approach through others to achieve capital efficiencies. Other key aspects include production of all required deliverables to enable the development of standard products and management of technical personnel to produce technical drawings.

You will need to be an efficient and effective team-player with excellent communication, collaboration and decision making skills. If this sounds like you, please email your CV and cover letter quoting the vacancy number.

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Site Manager

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC443

We are looking for a Site Manager to work in our client Anglian Water’s @one Alliance offices in Peterborough. The role will be responsible for the successful delivery of construction activities in line with the client’s Capital Delivery Index and affordability specifications. The person will work closely with the Construction Manager, Cost Manager and Project Delivery Team and be responsible for all aspects of constructions activities.

You will be a health and safety champion and will enjoy leading and working as part of a large team with plenty of cross-collaboration. The ideal applicant will have experience in a similar role and will be keen to deliver within strict deadlines and budgets.

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Civil Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC479

We are currently seeking a Civil Discipline Engineer to be based in our client’s co-located office in Peterborough, as part of the Anglian Water @one Alliance. The purpose of this role includes carrying out optioneering and detailed design for infrastructure projects. Projects will be mainly wastewater related and you will ensure that the solutions developed give the best whole life value to the client.

The role will include providing technical support during the construction phase and project close out. You will also plan enabling activities to ensure timely work packages for the construction teams, which are safe to construct using off site and modular building techniques.

You will need to be able to demonstrate significant experience in water infrastructure and knowledge of construction processes and technical design, and be a good team worker with the ability to work independently and make your own decisions also.

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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC516

We are currently recruiting for a talented Mechanical Engineer who will work in the Anglian Water @one Alliance partnership based at our client’s offices in Peterborough. The purpose of this role is to ensure project deliverables meet the agreed standards and quality, and deliver the benefits by design strategies as defined by the Technical Manager. Mechanical Engineers are required to support both clean and wastewater projects.

Good technical and interpersonal skills are required, as the Mechanical Engineer will work with a number of different people and teams to drive towards excellence in health and safety, provide technical guidance and ensure all technical deliverables are properly checked, understood, implemented and approved.

You will need to demonstrate experience within the construction industry, knowledge of water and waste water treatment processes, and an understanding of mechanical detailed design.

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Site Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC412 & WC413

We are seeking a motivated Site Engineer to provide site engineering duties for a number of projects within the Eastern region. This exciting role will include establishing the level and survey control for contracts and setting out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

Compliance with Company and legal requirements is of paramount importance so knowledge and understanding of these would be required. Problem-solving skills will also be required to deal with any technical difficulties that may arise, and the role would suit someone self-driven with a positive outlook, experience of using robotic total station instruments and relevant site qualifications.

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Estimator

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC457

We are looking for an experienced and talented estimator to work within the @one Alliance for Anglian Water, to be based in Thorpewood House, Peterborough, with regular travel to site.

The postholder will work within an integrated delivery team, and is accountable to the Commercial Manager for the provision to the IPL and their respective teams of robust estimates and pricing documentation of a project or programme of projects from inception through to start on site.

You’ll need extensive estimating experience within a civils environment and great communications skills to liaise with all levels of personnel, stakeholders and third parties. Previous experience of working within an alliance would be beneficial.

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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Peterborough-@one Alliance (Eastern region)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC470

We are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to work for the Integrated Operational Solutions (IOS) Framework for the Anglian Water AMP 6 Programme, to provide commercial support to the project team, maintain commercial information and ensure compliance with contractual requirements.

You will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments. The role also involves ensuring reporting and forecasting takes place and is accurate through working with site and support teams.

If you have previous experience of the construction industry, are familiar with NEC forms of contract, hold excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills and are able to work effectively in a team but also use own initiative then apply today!

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We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Please note that during the recruitment process we will require candidates to prove their eligibility to work in the UK status, and for roles requiring travel a full UK driving licence must be held.