About the programme
Closing Date – applications are open until 16th March 2020; however, Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.
About the programme:
We designed our two-year Technical Graduate Scheme to start your journey towards becoming an industry expert. So, expect well-structured training, incredible projects, talented colleagues and loads of hands-on experience.
Your time on the programme will see you gaining all kinds of specialist technical skills and eye-catching achievements. You will be joining a leading international infrastructure group shaping innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. You’ll have visibility in key areas of our business including design, operations, safety and commercial; you’ll soon appreciate the important role of engineering innovation.
We will develop your technical and leadership skills to help you reach your full potential and as your programme progresses you will have increased responsibility; working with experts who will share their knowledge, provide support and give invaluable feedback so you never stop learning. You will be part of a graduate cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that can affect the way we work as a business.
Our Civil Engineering Graduates follow a training programme as part of our accredited ICE scheme, geared towards you achieving Chartered Engineer status. Depending on project requirements, you could be site, office based or both.
Our engineers find physical answers to some of the biggest challenges in our industry. Join them, and you’ll find yourself shaping projects that redefine skylines and fuel societies. Your day to day responsibilities may include:
Assisting with site investigations
Developing detailed designs
Assessing the potential risks of specific projects
Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients
Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
Managing budgets and other project resources
Managing change, as the client may change his or her mind about the design
Ensuring relevant parties are notified of changes in the project
Attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role
Using computer modelling software to analyse data
What we're looking for
A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate as part of the programme)
A team focus with the ability to communicate and build strong relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative and influence decision making
What you’ll need:
A minimum of a 2:2 BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Civil or Structural Engineering
Ideally have experience within an engineering environment
Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK
A full, clean UK driving licence
Why work for us
Salary and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary that is reviewed annually based on performance. You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will also be covered.
For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and what’s involved in the scheme, visit our website here to learn more.
To apply online, follow the link below:
you require any additional support with your application, please contact email@example.com
We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.
Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Job Reference: UK15222