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Meet our people - experienced applicants

If you are ready for a new challenge and are keen to be at the centre of the action, VolkerRail could be the place for you. With employees regularly celebrating 10, 20, 30 and even 40 years long service, we must be doing something right. Don't just take our word for it, hear from some of our people, who have built their career with us.

Katherine Haigh

Head of environment and sustainability

Katherine is helping to make us more sustainable, bringing over 25 years of experience in the construction industry to lead our environmental and sustainability strategies. 

Kashif Khan

Operational planning manager 

Kashif loves bringing innovation into his projects. He also enjoys the variety of challenges his role brings and praises our senior management for their support and guidance throughout his career journey.

Andy Graham

Operations manager

Having started his career as an electrical apprentice over 20 years ago, Andy now leads our Kirow crane team, nurturing and developing those who are just starting on their career journeys. 

Christian Richardson

Signalling designer

Christian has been in the industry for over a decade and has helped us become more inclusive for the deaf and hard of hearing community. He urges anyone with a passion for rail, or those wanting a career for life, to look at the sector, because there is a job for everyone. 

Vikky Goodwin

Lead document controller

Vikky has not only grown her career in rail but created her role within the business. She also dedicates her time to improving mental health, resulting in the development of a Building Relationships on Site (BROS) campaign that is seen as industry leading, and has received several accolades.

Cecilia Hansen-saunders

Commercial director

With over 15 years of experience in the rail sector, Cecilia is driven by a passion for construction and is an advocate for the inclusivity of the sector. 

Michael Torrington

Senior health and safety manager

Michael enjoys the varied responsibilities of his role, especially the opportunity to deliver safety events to his colleagues.

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