Employer profile

Balfour Beatty Group

Updated: April, 2018

About Balfour Beatty Group

More learning. More skills. More opportunities.

We expect more from our graduates. We look to them for the ideas and perspectives that will shape our future. We help them to develop skills that will redefine the world we work in. So we offer them the opportunity to build a more varied, more rewarding career than anywhere else.

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Balfour Beatty has an unrivalled reputation for developing the skills and careers of technical experts and business leaders in the infrastructure industry. You’ll receive in-depth training, recognised qualifications and structured support to build a varied and challenging career.

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Join us and you’ll follow a formal development programme designed specifically to help you master your technical specialism and reach your career goals. Developing your skills alongside the industry-leading colleagues, you’ll have hands-on exposure to high-profile projects from the start. And once you’ve finished your formal training, we’ll constantly support you to build your knowledge, gain broader experience and carve out a fascinating career path.

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You’ll have the chance to build real specialist skills while exploring your full potential across a range of projects, sectors and roles. Throughout, you’ll be part of a vibrant graduate community, working together to shape the future of our business and the industry as a whole.

Our Technical Schemes offer experience in Construction Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Health and Safety and many other fields.

Our Business Schemes include HR, IT, Finance, Business Management, General Management and more.

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You’ll receive a competitive salary and generous package of benefits related to your specific role. Benefits vary across our businesses, but generally include a pension scheme, flexible benefits programme, Share Incentive Plan, and up to 25 days’ holiday per year.

How long will it last?

Your graduate scheme will last for two to three years, followed up with regular training sessions and the chance to become a member of professional body.

Where will I be based?

The scheme is UK-wide. Search our vacancies online for schemes near you.

What qualifications do I need?

Depending on the scheme you apply for, you’ll need either a 2.1 or 2.2 degree in a related subject. Usually, you’ll also need to pass relevant aptitude tests.

Work sectors

engineering and manufacturing, property and construction


UK wide

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