Crown Highways | Rising Star joins Crown Highways
The Crown Highways Technology division has been growing over the past two years as they have expanded into more areas of highways technology. This includes radar, electrical testing and HADECS speed camera installations.
James Sharp has been added to this team to ensure the division growths further, his role will be to manage the new Area 10 CWF contracts which Crown Highways been successfully awarded – covering both road lighting and technology.
James has been working on Highways England’s North West Regional Technology Maintenance Contract (RTMC) as Senior Engineer responsible for a team of 22 engineers, electricians and operatives for the past 12 years.
He recently supported Manchester Smart Motorways Project on commissioning and installation activities of roadside technology equipment (Midas, CCTV, signals & message signs) and BS7671 electrical test and inspection.
He was nominated for, and won a collaborative business behavioural champion award, being recognised for his “energy” and desire to work hard and achieve.
James is also an Authorising Officer for Highways Electrical Association (HEA) Sector Scheme 8 which involves the overseeing of team member’s competency and training requirements to the criteria set by the Highways Electrical Authority.
Mike Leadbetter of Crown now welcomes James to his team, and said to us:
“James’ enthusiasm and collaborative behaviours will help our team grow and deliver works to even higher standards in the new Area 10 contract, and in my Technology business across the UK.
“I can’t wait to start working with James to develop the business further over the next few years.”
Mike Dale, Crown Highways MD echoed Mike (Leadbetter’s) sentiments:
“Having James join our team is a great coup for us, and we can’t wait for him to get started.
Winning two lots on the prestigious Area 10 contract was a proud moment, as well as a testament to our team here and how far Crown highways has come.
“With James now coming into our team, we expect to reach new levels of expertise and excellence as we deliver.”