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 wish to apply for any of the following roles, please see the ‘How to Apply’ section within the role description. For any other enquires, please email careers@barhale.co.uk.

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


Civil Discipline Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC758

The purpose of this role includes carrying out optioneering and detailed design for infrastructure projects, under the management of a Technical Manager, based in our client’s co-located office in Peterborough. We require engineers with the experience to deliver predominantly wastewater projects, but also some clean water ones. You will ensure that the solutions developed give the best whole life value to the client. The Civil Discipline Engineer 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. The role will include providing technical support during the construction phase and also during project close out.

Projects are likely to centre around the design sewerage networks, including gravity sewers, pumping stations, rising mains and storage facilities. Some projects may involve water main design. Engineers with experience predominantly in wastewater but ideally in both sectors are required.

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    General Foreman

    • Location: Watford
    • Status: Permanent
    • Vacancy ID: WC754

    The purpose of the role of the General Foreman is to ensure the delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and snag free. The post-holder will be responsible for scheduling, co-ordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives.

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      Site Manager

      • Location: Peterborough
      • Status: Permanent
      • Vacancy ID: WC755

      The Site Manager/Agent is 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. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required program 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.

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        Regional Finance Manager

        • Location: Peterborough
        • Status: Permanent
        • Vacancy ID: WC727

        Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Regional Finance Manager is responsible for managing the provision of a reliable, accessible, accurate financial management service, through the cost and finance team. The direct reports will be based in various locations throughout the Eastern region, so occasional travel will be required to effectively manage the team.

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          Apprentice Industrial Electrician

          • Location: Peterborough
          • Status: Permanent
          • Vacancy ID: WC749

          The Apprentice Electrician will build up a dedicated electrical site team for our @One alliance, through carrying out installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.

          This an excellent opportunity with good career prospects, with a chance of promotion to the right candidate. Successful candidate must be willing to travel and stay overnight.

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            Project Delivery Manager

            • Location: Peterborough
            • Status: Permanent
            • Vacancy ID: WC747

            A fantastic opportunity for a Project Delivery Manager to join us on the Integrated Operational Solutions (IOS) Alliance with Anglian Water who carry out project work to replace, refurbish and upgrade assets.

            To complement and enhance our IOS team, we are looking for a resilient and people orientated Project Delivery Manager to help us meet and exceed our Outcome Delivery Incentives for our stakeholders by effectively managing the full project lifecycle.

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              Quantity Surveyor

              • Location: Watford
              • Status: Permanent
              • Vacancy ID: WC745

              The Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

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                Cost Clerk

                • Location: Walsall
                • Status: Permanent
                • Vacancy ID: WC725

                Support Barhale Construction Services (BCS) in the capture and allocation of cost to contracts and the management and review of accruals to reflect accurate costs.

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                  Design Manager

                  • Location: Watford
                  • Status: Permanent
                  • Vacancy ID: WC743

                  The Design Manager will be based within our Southern Region. They will be required to drive efficiency and rigour in technical delivery by providing cross-programme co-ordination and technical leadership. They will also be responsible for driving excellence in health and safety, ensuring that risks are minimised in the design process.

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                    Site Supervisor (Civil Engineering)

                    • Location: Peterborough
                    • Status: Permanent
                    • Vacancy ID: WC737

                    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 scheduling, coordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives, ensuring that all work is delivered safely on time and within budget.

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                      General Foreman

                      • Location: Birmingham
                      • Status: Permanent
                      • Vacancy ID: WC738

                      The purpose of the role of the General Foreman is to ensure the delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and snag free. The post-holder will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives.

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                        Miner

                        • Location: Kidderminster
                        • Status: Temporary
                        • Vacancy ID: WC736

                        To carry out tasks set by site supervisors we are looking for Gangers, Slingers, and General Operatives working to high and safe standards.

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                          Sub Agent

                          • Location: Glasgow
                          • Status: Permanent
                          • Vacancy ID: WC731

                          As a Sub Agent you will be responsible for the management of small value construction sites, or assist the Site Agent/Project Manager on larger value schemes, in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

                          Required to work across the Central Belt of Scotland on existing and up and coming projects.

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                            Fleet Coordinator

                            • Location: Walsall
                            • Status: Permanent
                            • Vacancy ID: WC733

                            The fleet coordinator is responsible for managing the shared fleet mailbox for all incoming enquiries, transfers and off hire requests. Processing cross hire orders for new vehicle hires and generating charges within the invoicing system, and coordinating off hire requests.

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                              Commissioning & Installation Manager

                              • Location: Birmingham
                              • Status: Permanent
                              • Vacancy ID: WC711

                              To provide direction and management during the installation and commissioning phases of the project. Responsible for ensuring that the process achieves the performance and contractual requirements.

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                                Ganger

                                • Location: Birmingham
                                • Status: Permanent
                                • Vacancy ID: WC718

                                The Ganger is responsible for coordinating and supervising the work within their own gang, ensuring that all work is carried out safely and to programme. This involves briefing method statements to the gang, carrying out checks on plant and equipment and ensuring permits are in place.

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                                  Project Coordinator

                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                  • Status: Permanent
                                  • Vacancy ID: WC722

                                  Project Coordinator is accountable for production, facilitation, co-ordination, monitoring, a range of project support schedules and administration tasks across the project life cycle.

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                                    Sales Coordinator

                                    • Location: Walsall
                                    • Status: Permanent
                                    • Vacancy ID: WC720

                                    The Sales Co-ordinator is required to co-ordinate and oversee the daily sales enquiries and orders, and support the internal and external sales teams. They should also work to maximise all opportunities to assist in the growth of all aspects of BCS.

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                                      Site Technician

                                      • Location: Kent
                                      • Status: Permanent
                                      • Vacancy ID: WC705

                                      The aim of the Site Technician is to ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on site with regard to Safety, Environment and Efficiency, and to assist the Site Agent, Engineer and Foreman with the efficient and effective running of the site.

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                                        Sub Agent

                                        • Location: Birmingham
                                        • Status: Permanent
                                        • Vacancy ID: WC709

                                        As a Sub Agent you will be responsible for assisting the construction manager on
                                        Birmingham Resilience both the pipeline element and the structures. In order to achieve
                                        required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health
                                        and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

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                                          Head of Fabrications Division

                                          • Location: Walsall
                                          • Status: Permanent
                                          • Vacancy ID: WC699

                                          The Head of Fabrications is responsible for the strategic leadership of design, manufacture and installation of fabrication projects, reporting to the General Manager. The Head of Fabrications will contribute proactively to the BCS Senior Management Team and collaborate effectively with the BCS support functions.

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                                            Head of Plant Hire Division

                                            • Location: Walsall
                                            • Status: Permanent
                                            • Vacancy ID: WC700

                                            The Head of Plant Hire Division is responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of the hire business stream, reporting to the General Manager. The Head of Hire Division will contribute proactively to the BCS Senior Management Team and collaborate effectively with the BCS support functions.

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                                              Workshop Fitter – Tool Hire

                                              • Location: Walsall
                                              • Status: Permanent
                                              • Vacancy ID: WC698

                                              The Tool Fitter is responsible for preparing equipment ready for hire, to include service and maintenance procedures, and to complete off hire inspections following the return of equipment. Utilise the system to track all labour worked and stock parts used on assets.

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                                                Estimator

                                                • Location: Watford
                                                • Status: Permanent
                                                • Vacancy ID: WC684

                                                The Estimator will assist in the preparation of estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of the tender teams to secure sufficient work by value and type, in order to meet Company objectives.

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                                                  Business Development Manager

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

                                                  We are currently recruiting for an experienced Business Development Manager to work with team managers, specialist business units and other members of the business development team in the generation and management of a sustainable pipeline of work that reflects the current and anticipated business plans.

                                                  The role will involve research and intelligence gathering, the interpretation and communication of data, and the preparation and implementation of appropriate action plans, primarily through identification of, and engagement with, customers and their stakeholder teams.

                                                  This would suit someone with experience in building commercial relationships, a detailed knowledge of marketing and the ability to contribute to development of strategy and take responsibility for delivering strategic objectives.

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                                                    Bid Manager

                                                    • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC579

                                                    The Bid Manager will identify business opportunities that align with the Barhale Business Strategy, particularly aligned to own region. They will be responsible for developing appropriate relationships with external parties to help develop opportunities and winning submissions, secure work by value and type to meet company objectives and work with the Senior Bid Manager to develop customer solutions and prepare responses. The role will also involve overseeing all quality, technical and commercial aspects in accordance with company procedures, developing “best practice” systems and processes and implementing them across the other regions, whilst maintaining and building relations with them.

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                                                      Business Development Manager

                                                      • Location: Watford
                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC586

                                                      The purpose of this role is to work with team managers, specialist business units and other members of the business development team in the generation and management of a sustainable pipeline of work that reflects the current and anticipated business plans. This will be achieved through programmes of research and intelligence gathering, the interpretation and communication of data, and the preparation and implementation of appropriate action plans, primarily through identification of, and engagement with, customers and their stakeholder teams.

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                                                        Estimator

                                                        • Location: Peterborough
                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC599

                                                        A fantastic opportunity for an Estimator to the join The Anglian Water @one Alliance. The Anglian Water @One Alliance is a collaborative organisation containing some of the most talented and innovative consultants and contractors in the region. The wide range of skills and diverse teams encourages creative and innovative thinking, with a focus on high performing team principles. The fully integrated partner structure provides the very best each has to offer to keep the Anglian Water @one Alliance at the forefront of the industry.

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                                                          Senior Site Agent

                                                          • Location: Southern Region
                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC601

                                                          The Senior Site Agent is 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. They will deliver multiple 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.

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                                                            Site Agent

                                                            • Location: Southern Region
                                                            • Status: Permanent
                                                            • Vacancy ID: WC602

                                                            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 multiple 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.

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                                                              Senior Engineer/Sub Agent

                                                              • Location: Southern Region
                                                              • Status: Permanent
                                                              • Vacancy ID: WC604

                                                              The Senior Engineer is to provide site engineering duties, to a number of projects within the region, including the supervision of trainee and site engineers within the region. The role involves 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.

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                                                                Account Manager

                                                                • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                                • Status: Permanent
                                                                • Vacancy ID: WC607

                                                                Responsible for maintaining and developing a customer portfolio with a keen focus on new business and account management.

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                                                                  Cost Manager

                                                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                                                  • Status: Permanent
                                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC618

                                                                  An outstanding opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor working as part of an integrated & collaborative delivery team. Accountable to the Project Commercial Manager for the cost management of a project or programme of projects from inception through to close out. Responsible to ensure that all operations are carried out to control costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety whilst also ensuring that maximum efficiencies are obtained and full compliance with the Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures are achieved. All to be done working as part of an integrated delivery team providing commercial challenge and recommending actions to achieve and create an environment of outstanding performance.

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                                                                    Site Engineer

                                                                    • Location: Watford
                                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC646

                                                                    The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties for a number of projects within the region. The Site Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

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                                                                      Project Lead

                                                                      • Location: Peterborough
                                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC662

                                                                      To lead and own a group of projects from Asset Planning to Asset operation, influence the overall programme of works and the manner in which the delivery strategies are organised. Manage the design, construction, commissioning and after care of all projects to agreed handover. Ensure they are completed in the most efficient manner at the same time as ensuring the H&S of all concerned.

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                                                                        Internal Sales Executive

                                                                        • Location: Walsall (Head office)
                                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC522

                                                                        The Internal Sales Executive is responsible for maintaining and developing their own customer portfolio, with a keen focus on account management, in order to capitalise on customer relationships, follow up leads and maximise the potential for growth of the BCS business.

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                                                                          Senior Quantity Surveyor

                                                                          • Location: Watford
                                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC679

                                                                          The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

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                                                                            Project Manager

                                                                            • Location: Watford/Site Based
                                                                            • Status: Permanent
                                                                            • Vacancy ID: WC541

                                                                            The Project Manager is to deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The role also 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.

                                                                            Responsibility for producing financial forecasts, monitoring and controlling project costs and all cost reporting. Oversee efficient team building and labour organisation. Chair weekly site meetings recording accurate records of any discussions or actions. Prepare comprehensive estimates for additional work outside target costs. Set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion if HS&E (Health & Safety Environmental) The individual we are looking for will have extensive experience of managing projects within Civil/Water/Process Environments and MEICA Installation.

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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.