Current Vacancies

Welcome to the NY Highways careers page...

Thank you for your interest in working for us, this is an enormously exciting time to join our business, to grow and develop with us, to become our future.

We are recruiting now, and detailed below are our current vacancies. We are a growing business, and we will have more opportunities in the future, if you don’t see a current vacancy listed please contact our recruitment partners to discuss future opportunities.

See our vacancies below...

 

Jobs Accordion

▼ Project Manager (NEC)

Salary: Grade 10 £49389 - £52881 (pay award pending)

Contract: Permanent, Full-time, 40 hours a week

Location: Northallerton with travel to sites across North Yorkshire

 

Do you have NEC 4 Contract experience and looking to take the next step in your career?

 

Due to continued growth, NY Highways are looking to welcome a Project Manager to work within the Commercial team to lead the delivery of Highway Schemes.

You will be based in Northallerton and will travel to sites across North Yorkshire, managing a variety of works packages with values in excess of £1m.

 

“Bringing innovative solutions to the roads of North Yorkshire and beyond”

 

In this role, you will work closely with Principal Contractors, Designers, Supervisors and Quantity Surveyors to manage the delivery of all NEC Contracts. Time management and organisation skills are essential to ensure all works are completed in a timely manner and meet all tender values and programmes in line with contractual procedures. Your eye for detail will enable you to review all contractual and payment documentation to ensure accuracy and compliance in accordance with the contract and budget management.

 

You will prepare and present accurate and complex monthly finances and progress of works packages to the Senior Leadership Team to highlight progress and costs.  Using your analytical skills, you will be able to forecast a completion date and expected cost of projects in line with the contract obligations.

 

You will liaise with many internal and external stakeholders; therefore, excellent communication and negotiation skills are paramount to building strong, working relationships, and ensuring the successful and efficient delivery of works. You will lead your team by being present on site, by conducting regular visits to monitor progress and to identify and resolve any arising issues.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is already a NEC Project Manager, or an individual who is working within the construction industry with a strong knowledge of NEC 4 contracts who wants to take the next step in their career.

 

To be successful in the role you will have the following:

 

·       Experience and knowledge of NEC 4 Contracts

·       Experience of delivering packages of works in excess of £1 million

·       Good knowledge and understanding of CDM roles and responsibilities

·       Good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation.

·       Extensive experience dealing with multi skilled, managerial and professional bodies.

·       Excellent knowledge and understanding of Bills of Quantities, Defined Costs, Activity schedules etc

·       Extensive understanding of budgets and spend profiles

 

For further information about the role, please read the job description

About NY Highways

 NY Highways provides highways services across North Yorkshire and the surrounding areas.  From road maintenance to street lighting and road signs and pavement repairs, we operate in close partnership with North Yorkshire Council combining a commercial focus with public sector values including delivering highway civil engineering & infrastructure projects.

 

We are looking to lead the way in Highway innovation whilst developing and rewarding our workforce.  With the responsibility of a network of roads that stretch for almost 5800 miles and a team of around 250 experienced professionals, there isn’t much we don’t know about highway maintenance.  Our aims are supported by our staff who have years of industry experience and knowledge.

Since launching, we have invested in our people and technology – from promoting staff and training the next generation of Operatives, Mechanics, Electricians and Surveyors via apprenticeships to adopting the latest technology and a strong commitment to Quality and Environmental principles

For further details on NY Highways, please visit www.nyhighways.co.uk

 

What we can offer you

 

·         Competitive pay with performance-based pay progression

·         Comprehensive employee assistance programme

·         Company Pension scheme with up to 6% contribution

·         Generous leave entitlement

·         A benefits scheme which includes maternity leave package, cycle2work scheme, home technology scheme, as well as retail, travel and leisure discounts.

 

For more comprehensive information on benefits of working with NY Highways, please read here.

 

We’re proud of our workforce and the work they do in our communities.  We want people to join us who can bring their experience and add value to our organisation.  We are working hard to create an inclusive environment and it is important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

 

How to Apply

 

Please fill in the short application form and upload your CV to be considered for the role.

 

To have a confidential and informal discussion about this role or the recruitment process, or if you need assistance with creating and submitting your application, please contact Danielle McDowell (Resourcing Specialist) on 07977743718or at danielle.mcdowell@northyorks.gov.uk

 

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 9th of June 2024

 

Interviews are expected to happen throughout the recruitment process, so please submit your application at the earliest opportunity. We reserve the right to remove this vacancy in the event of the position being filled before the proposed deadline.

 

NY Highways is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief.

 

We will not accept applications from agencies and can only consider applications from individuals with right to work within the UK.

▼ Depot Supervisor

Salary: £32,863 to £35,407 per year (Grade 6)
Location: Area 3, NY Highways, Scarborough and Whitby

Contract: Permanent, Full-time, Monday to Friday

Benefits: 24 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays, company pension and discounts

As NY Highways continue to grow, we are looking for Depot Supervisors to join our Scarborough and Whitby depots to play an integral part in our operations, helping us to deliver the best service to our community.

 

“Bringing innovative solutions to the roads of North Yorkshire and beyond”

Working hand-in-hand with management, you will maximise the efficiency of the depot, while ensuring the working environment is safe for all to operate in, as well as controlling stock movement and coordinating the depot’s traffic.

This role will provide vital support to the branch operations and will be depot based.  You will follow health and safety procedures, supervising and assisting with various duties in conjunction with the loading and unloading of vehicles.  You will also be able to work to deadline to ensure timely delivery of materials and associated equipment to meet our customers’ expectations.  Working as a team player and the ability to work varying hours in all weathers will be key for this position.

Clear communication skills will help you with other responsibilities that include assisting with loading and unloading of vehicles, ensuring the yards are clean and organised at all times and clearly communicating ETAs, as well as missing or damaged items with colleagues.

You might be working as a Depot or Yard Supervisor already, or perhaps ex-military personnel looking for a new role with better work life balance, offering a new career and opportunities to learn and develop new skills.

It is essential that the successful candidate have:

  • Valid UK Class 2 (Category C) Driving Licence with CPC
  • Ability to operate machinery including telehandler, forklift and/or loader
  • Experience and knowledge in Highways construction and maintenance
  • Experience managing stock control and stock movement on a busy site
  • Understanding and awareness of managing Health and Safety
  • Good IT Skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of IMS (and compliance with ISO45001, 14001 and 9001)

For further details about the role, please read the full job description attached here.

 

Who are NY Highways?

NY Highways are looking to lead the way in Highways innovation whilst developing and rewarding our workforce.  With the responsibility of a network of roads that stretch for almost 5800 miles and a team of around 250 experienced professionals, there isn’t much we don’t know about highway maintenance.  Our aims are supported by our staff who have years of industry experience and knowledge.

At NY Highways, 'who you are' matters. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, if you pride yourself on working well with others and are ambitious to make things better, we want to get to know you.

Since launching in 2021, NYH has invested in its people and its technology – from internal promotion and training opportunities, to adopting the latest technology, and investing in new talent through our Apprenticeship programme.

We’re proud of our teams and the work they do in our communities.  We want people to join us who can bring their experience and add value to our organisation.  We are also committed to the continual development and training of our staff and will offer a number of courses relevant to this role and our products.

We welcome interest from individuals in locations not convenient to the Seamer Carr depot, as there may be future opportunity to work from different depots as part of larger organisational growth.

 

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete a short online application form here. 

To have a confidential and informal discussion about this role or the recruitment process, please contact Bradley at bradley.naylor@northyorks.gov.uk, or alternatively on 01609 534365.

 

Key Dates:

The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday 31st May 2024.

Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 10th June 2024.

We reserve the right to remove this vacancy before the proposed deadline in the event of the position being filled, a change of requirements or a large number of applications being received.

NY Highways is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief.

We will not accept applications from agencies and can only consider applications from individuals with right to work within the UK.

Benefits of working for NY Highways

These are some of the many benefits of working for NY Highways, part of the The Council Brierley Group:

  • A market-leading pension scheme;
  • Generous leave entitlement;
  • Retail, travel and leisure discounts and salary sacrifice discount schemes through Everybody Benefits;
  • Commitment to staff development and continuous learning;
  • Progression and career-enhancement opportunities;
  • Access to modern technologies to aid flexible working practices;

For a full outline of the benefits and rewards NY Highways offer, please click here

 

Living and Working in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire is a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work.

North Yorkshire natural beauty is captured in its three areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Nature Reserves, stunning coastlines, scenic rural villages, vibrant cities and market towns. North Yorkshire really is a beautiful, thriving and special place to live and work, rich in heritage and culture.

North Yorkshire features significantly in the ten best places to live in the UK in Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2019. The Quality of Life index aims to quantify where living standards are highest in the UK by ranking local performance across a range of indicators;

Richmondshire was placed second in the list, a position boosted by excellent personal wellbeing factors (life satisfaction, happiness)

Hambleton was placed fourth and Ryedale was placed eighth, a truly commendable achievement and another incredible accolade for North Yorkshire.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) March 2019 bulletin positions North Yorkshire as the safest place in England with extremely low crime rates.

In addition the county benefits from excellent road and rail links, with easy access via the east coast mainline, the A1(M) and A19. Leeds, York, Newcastle, Durham and Teesside are all easily commutable, and London/ Edinburgh just two hours away by train.

From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

As a whole North Yorkshire offers a high standard of living working in a stunning location.

Great employment opportunities for your family members along with a higher proportion of schools, which are good or outstanding compared to national figures.

NY Highways, 2022

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