About the role

Join the UKs largest infrastructure group and work on some of the biggest projects the world has ever seen. Projects that will support and shape the world of tomorrow for millions of people and enable you to build a successful career.

Balfour Beatty is also aleading member ofthe 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies. The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students, and graduates on formalised training programmes).

You will work towards an apprenticeship equivalent to an HNC. Training will be on block release with other Site Engineering Apprentices and your training will take place over 30 months.

What you'll be doing

The Apprentice Site Engineer will join a well-established team that offers services across the transmission and distribution spectrum. Operating from Low Voltage (LV) to Extra High Voltage (EHV) cabling, OHL and Substations with a special focus on 132kV to 400kV.

  • Our teams assess scheme feasibility and scope the detailed requirements of a contract before work begins.
  • We provide technical engineering solutions to regional, national, and international electricity networks.
  • We help deliver a reliable, safe supply of power to millions of homes and businesses internationally. Our experience and expertise cover the whole electricity grid, including overhead lines, cable tunnels and distribution networks.
  • Our teams offer a wide range of services, from scoping and feasibility to design, construction and on-going maintenance.
  • We provide flexible resources and innovations that power some of the worlds most ambitious transmission and distribution projects.
  • Support the Site Engineer in the planning, controlling and managing the delivery of your tasks on your project(s) utilising the necessary resource and skills, within the agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality
  • Support the Project Engineer/Site Engineer to lead on developing a high-performance culture of one team

These roles will be based on the east coast and west coast of Scotland.

Who we're looking for

  • Minimum of 2 A levels inc Maths & Science at A-C 5 GCSEs level A* - C or 9 - 4(including Maths and English)
  • Hold a full UK Driving Licence
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK at the time of joining
  • Commercial and Financial Awareness
  • Instil a strong safety culture and develop the capability of our project team(s) to take personal responsibility through strong visible leadership
  • Talk positively and listen actively across the business and the people within it
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to tease out sensitive issues and lead cross-functional team

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:

  • Accredited Apprenticeship Programme with Balfour Beatty
  • Part of a structured development programme
  • Support from line manager
  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to grow your career at Balfour Beatty
  • At the end of your programme you will receive your qualification in your chosen apprenticeship programme

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beattypplication 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

About us

Closing Date: applications are open until 31st May 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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