Developing our graduates

Our graduates share some core qualities: determination, ambition, passion and a desire to learn and develop.

We want people who are capable of running our business in the future. We are looking for graduates who excel in their subject, who will bring talent, drive and fresh thinking to help propel our business forward. And in return, we will provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

What’s in the programme?

Our two-year Graduate Development Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We recruit graduates all year round, into careers in:

Science, Engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, rail and geotechnical) and Technology
Quantity Surveying / Commercial
General Management / Operations
Business (HR, IT, finance, communications, procurement, legal, bidding and health & safety)

Check out a summary of our graduate programme by clicking on the programme overview button.

Supporting your professional development

We’re passionate about passing on knowledge and skills.  And we’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance, from the industry experts you’ll be working closely with. We’ll also help you work towards professional qualifications relevant to you, for example:

  • Engineering - IENG, CEng
  • Environmental - CEng, IEMA
  • Quantity Surveying / Commercial - RICS
  • General Management / Operations - such qualifications may include PRINCE2, BIFM, ILM or CMI
  • Business (HR, IT, finance, communications, procurement, legal, bidding and health & safety) - CIPD (HR), CIMA (Finance) or CIM (Communications)

Over two years, you’ll cover personal development, business skills and business improvement techniques. You’ll also have the chance to meet your peers and senior management from across the UK at the annual graduate conference.


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