A-one+ operates as an unincorporated joint venture between the parent companies of Jacobs, Colas and Costain. Therefore, each new A-one+ staff member is officially employed by one of those companies when fulfilling their duties for this company.

Applying to A-one+

A-one+ is a major external contractor for Highways England. Each year, numerous positions open up in our various teams. For anyone interested in a highway engineering career or motorway maintenance jobs we advise you check our vacancies.  Please note we do not accept any applications from employment agencies.

Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside.

Within our Area 12 asset support contract, covering the strategic road network in Yorkshire and Humberside we have a busy and sustainable workload operated from our base in Wakefield and at depots throughout the region. Our budget it circa £90 million including schemes up to £5 million in value delivered by a team of around 360 people.

Area 4 Kent and Sussex

Our Area 4 asset support is responsible for the motorways and key trunk roads in Kent, Sussex and small parts of Surrey and Hampshire.  The network includes  key international ports and airports including Gatwick, Channel Tunnel, Dover, Folkestone and Newhaven.

The diverse workforce of around 330 people are based at the head office, Kings Hill and at seven depots across our network within Kent and Sussex. We have frequent and on-going requirement for suitably skilled applicants to fulfil roles included in the Area 4 tab below.

Design Centre

The Design Centre supports programme development teams to deliver our Asset Support Contracts (ACS) in Area 12 and Area 4 producing highway and structures scheme designs. This increased capacity enables us to support Highways England as we head towards increased investment of the Strategic Road Network.

Duties include; developing agreed client options into schemes that maintain the strategic road network from initial feasibility through to pricing. The Design Centre also has the capability to produce traffic management design.

You can apply to us online or send a current CV with eligibility to work in the UK to the email address included in the vacancy details.


Senior Environmental Steward Area 4

Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work in the highways sector, helping to deliver the government’s ambitious Road Investments Strategy for Environmental Designated Funding. The role is to provide ecological support for routine maintenance activities, schemes and construction projects for the service provider, A-one+, in Highways England Area 4.

Typically, this role will involve the completion of environmental studies such as; network wide landscape character enhancement, species rich grassland improvement/creation and an ambitious project to retrofit existing bridges with green features. There is a requirement to undertake non-statutory environmental assessment of maintenance works on a regular basis and propose mitigation for construction projects including the provision of European Protected Species licensing as well as checking colleague’s reports and providing advice and support to a growing team.

Candidates must have a clear understanding of environmental legislation relating to protected species and habitats, an understanding of GIS and be willing to assist all teams within the business with expert ecological advice.

The successful candidate will be expected to comply with all A-one+ processes and procedures, comply with all H&S requirements, the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB Vols. 10 and 11) and the Asset Maintenance and Operational Requirements. At least one European Protected Species Class 1 License (GCN, dormouse or bats) is desirable with 2+ years’ experience in ecological consultancy. Some planning experience would also be advantageous.

Essential requirements:

  • A degree and / or relevant experience relating to the environment, ecology, horticulture or arboriculture
  • Professional membership / chartership e.g. CIEEM, IFMA, etc
  • Experience of environment assessment reports
  • Full driver’s license
  • Good I.T. and communication (written and verbal) skills

1 full time position available at 40 hours/week.

Salary will be dependent on experience

Location: Kings Hill ME19 4AR

Closing date: ongoing

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Health and Safety Advisor Area 4

This role is to support the safety, health and environment manager (SHE) and the Area 4 community with effective and efficient running of the SHE aspects of our integrated business management system and to also actively promote the A-one+ Quality, Safety & Environmental Policy.

You will be responsible for providing operational and functional management advice on the practical implementation of the company’s SHE policies and processes to the Area 4 teams and external stakeholders, such as customers if necessary. You will also provide advice on the prevention of accidents, incidents and ill-health, and be heavily involved in the preparation and delivery of SHE training and briefings as directed.

Essential requirements:

  • NEBOSH Construction
  • Full UK Drivers License
  • 2-3 years relevant SHE experience in construction or engineering
  • Good I.T skills

 Location: Kings Hill ME19 4AR

Closing date: 27th July 2018

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