About the role

Get more out of your summer with Balfour Beatty. Take on one of our paid placements, and you'll have the chance to make a real impact on our business. You'll open doors to future opportunities here too, while really developing your knowledge and understanding of our industry. Joining us from between eight and twelve weeks over the summer, you'll take on real and important work.

As well as bags of priceless, hands-on experience, you'll receive a competitive salary and a number of useful benefits. You could also take a big step towards a place on our Graduate Scheme.

What you'll be doing

Our Civil Engineering undergraduate roles will tend to be site based; however, occasionally we have office-based placements available depending on project requirements. Our aim is to provide you with an insight into our business, whilst gaining valuable experience of civil engineering to support your studies.

The role:

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
  • Preparing bids

These roles are UK wide and could be based in the following locations: Yorkshire, North West, Central Scotland, South East and West Midlands

Who we're looking for

  • Be studying for a BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Civil or Structural Engineering - expecting to achieve a minimum 2:2
  • Ideally hold a full UK driving licence at the time of joining
  • Be eligible to work and live in the UK at the time of joining

Why work for us

Alongside the amazing opportunity, support and pride that you'll gain from developing your career with one of the worlds foremost infrastructure giants, you'll also enjoy:

  • An 8-12 week long programme
  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to explore your career options
  • If you complete your placement successfully you could be fast tracked onto the graduate scheme

About us

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Undergraduate and whats involved in the scheme, visit our website here to learn more. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact early.careers@balfourbeatty.com

Closing Date: applications are open until 28th February 2023, but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should application numbers reach a maximum before this date.

We have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan, to find out more you can read our UK Action Plan in full here

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/



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