Graduate Technical Programme

Bechtel is one of the world’s most respected engineering, procurement and construction companies. With operations in more than 140 countries and over 53,000 Bechtel people across the globe, we're tackling the kind of ground-breaking projects that will shape the world today and define the way we live our lives tomorrow.

No matter what the scale of the project or how remote, we pride ourselves in delivering on every conceivable engineering and construction challenge for our customers by keeping our promise of quality and innovation. What’s more, we’re doing it with integrity as our ambition is underpinned by our desire to build a better world – for our customers, our communities and our people – through safety, trust and quality.

Bechtel’s experience and expertise is expansive, with services across a wide range of industries, including:

  • Civil infrastructure
  • Government Services
  • Mining and Metals
  • Oil, Gas, and Chemicals
  • Power

And behind some of our most high-profile projects are real graduates doing real jobs. Such projects include the ambitious 21 kilometre tunnel under London that’s part of the commuter railway, Crossrail. Or the construction of three world-scale plants in Australia to process the region’s vast coal seam gas reserves, and one further plant processing gas from offshore. And of course, we’re still contributing to the ongoing reconstruction of Iraq as well as being responsible for the engineering behind the world's biggest oil refinery in India. Join Bechtel and these are the kind of projects that you could be involved in too.

Graduate opportunities

With a breath-taking variety of career opportunities open to you, as a graduate with Bechtel, you’ll enjoy truly international prospects. Right from the start, we’ll encourage you to gain practical, onsite project experience, both here in the UK and overseas.

Programme areas include: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, MET Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Piping Engineering, Process Safety & Loss Prevention Engineering, Control Systems and Project Controls..

It’s important that we give you the best start to your career at Bechtel. Individual ‘buddies' will smooth your transition into the organisation and help you settle into working life. With your mentor, you’ll devise an individual development plan that meets both your aspirations and our business needs. This will include support towards a relevant professional qualification.

What we look for

To be considered, you’ve got to be expecting a 2.1 or above in an engineering or IT related discipline. But alongside your obvious academic talent, you’ll also need plenty of personal initiative and the ability to work well as part of a team.

Above all, you’ve got to be excited by the prospect of achieving tangible results and finding practical solutions to complex problems. So most important will be your ability to grasp the essentials of any situation quickly, think on your feet, come up with workable ideas and communicate them in a clear and compelling way.

What you can expect in return

Along with an extremely competitive starting salary, you can look forward to an impressive range of benefits, including our corporate learning and development group – Bechtel University – flexible working, social, charity and sporting events, private healthcare, pension scheme, Wellness Programme, season ticket loan and much, much more. Perhaps the biggest benefits however, are the outstanding long-term prospects and the chance to make a positive difference in your career.

Ready to change the world for the better? Then visit our website for more.

Opportunity Overview

  • Location: London
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Region: London and South East
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Opportunity Overview

  • Location: London
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Region: London and South East

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