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HS2 Technical Supervisor/Senior Technician - Concrete

Job Introduction

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today, but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future. 

We are currently looking for a Technical Supervisor or Senior Technician (dependent on level of experience) to join our HS2 team based out of our head office in Solihull with frequent travel across the Midlands region. 

Role Responsibility

This is an exciting new role which is being introduced to assist the HS2 Technical Manager in managing effective technical resource and product quality in line with Health and Safety and technical specifications. You will be hands on with testing concrete on site and at our batch plants on a day to day bases, along with supporting trials as required. In addition you will organise a team of technicians daily tasks on sites between Banbury and Birmingham. You will operate collaboratively to work with the operational and commercial teams to establish Standard Operating Procedures, minimising complaints and their costs. The role will require regular travel across the Midlands as you will be the essential link for all daily technical related issues related to concrete supply to 2 Joint Ventures working on this project (Balfour Beatty Vinci & Eiffage Kier Ferrovial BAM.) It is a exciting “hands on” role that will involve coaching and developing new technicians at new sites across the Midlands.

The Ideal Candidate

To succeed in this role, you would benefit from previous experience from a concrete testing back ground either site based or within a laboratory or similar background. It is more important that you are “hands on” with a good eye for detail in terms of concrete production, quality and testing. Supervisory or managerial experience will also be advantageous. You will also need excellent collaboration and communication skills that enable you to influence diverse audiences. A concrete qualification such as Level 1 and/or 2 in Concrete Technology would also be advantageous.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits. 

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice. 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

At Tarmac we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Tarmac as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to support part-time and flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.


Tarmac Trading Limited


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