Employer profile


Updated: May, 2018

About Amey

You might not have heard of us, but each day, practically everyone in the UK benefits from an Amey service. If you’ve driven on a motorway, thrown rubbish in a bin or drunk water from a tap, it’s quite likely that you’ll have used one of our services. We pride ourselves on delivering great services, backed by cutting-edge data and technology.

We are a diverse and ambitious company managing large and high-profile infrastructure projects, as well as providing services that keep the country moving, with the ultimate goal of creating better places to live, work and travel. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work.

Having great people in our business is fundamental to our success. We look for enthusiastic, ambitious graduates and undergraduates all year round and who can demonstrate passion and the motivation to challenge and drive our business forward. We recruit into the following careers:

  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Environmental
  • Quantity Surveying / Commercial
  • General Management / Operations
  • Business (HR, IT, finance, communications, procurement, legal, bidding)

Our graduate development programme

Graduates who join Amey share a number of core qualities: determination, ambition, passion and a desire to learn and develop.

We need 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’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance from industry experts, help you work towards a professional qualification and take part in a variety of training. You will also learn and network with both your peers and senior management at the annual graduate conference.

Most of our work is in the UK, but we’re an international company with a global reach, with projects in the USA, Australia and the Middle East. Working at Amey means you can apply for secondments and other work opportunities on contracts across the globe.

Our undergraduate development programme

On-the-job learning is a vital component of our Undergraduate Programme. If you’re successful in securing a year-long or summer placement with us, you’ll be working on interesting, real-world projects alongside and supported by technical specialists.

Year in industry

You’ll be working alongside specialists in the area of work you’re interested in, giving you valuable training that will help you enhance your development within your discipline. You will have two formal training sessions over the year and a mentor who’ll support you through your placement.

Summer placements

Amey’s Summer Placements are designed for first, second and penultimate year undergraduate students who are looking to obtain practical work experience to support their university studies.

You may only be with us for a few months, but we’ll give you valuable work experience and development opportunities. You’ll get to work on key projects and experience working alongside

How to apply

Applications to our Undergraduate and Graduate Development Programmes are open all year round and vacancies are advertised here along with a list of our currently available roles. To find more information, select the role you are interested in and you will be given the option to apply. We’ll ask you a series of questions and to upload your most recent CV.

If there are no graduate vacancies in your chosen area, please sign up to our ‘Job Alerts’ so that we can tell you when they come up.

Work sectors

transport and logistics, engineering and manufacturing, property and construction


UK wide, Europe, Ireland, Worldwide

Contact details

  • Disability Confident Committed
  • Investor in People Gold

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