Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Engineer


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Why join us?

Across the country, you'll find iconic landmarks built by Sir Robert McAlpine. Cornwall's Eden Project, the National Stadium in Wales, Birmingham's Bull Ring, London's Emirates Stadium.

Starting a career with Sir Robert McAlpine

Whether you’re a school leaver, student or graduate, we can provide the perfect launch pad for your career.

By joining us now, you can play your part in delivering the next generation of outstanding projects that will continue our 150-year legacy. Our family-owned business is where to achieve more from your career by proudly building Britain's future heritage with us.

The Engineering Graduate role

As part of the project team, reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for providing assistance and technical support, and implementing the design information on site.

You'll assist in coordination and management of sub-contractors whilst seeking out practical solutions and potential improvements in our process.

As part of joining us as a Graduate you will get to:

  • Be on a 2-year structured Graduate development programme – involving gaining a recognised qualification, developing your skills through experiential learning, and gaining technical knowledge
  • Have support in working towards chartered status
  • Build up your experience on complex and high-profile projects
  • Enable you to learn from some of the industry's most skilled professionals
  • Allow you to tackle difficult challenges that stretch and strengthen your skills
  • Receive a competitive salary and flexible benefits

Your profile:

  • A degree or Masters qualification in Engineering or a related field
  • Work experience, ideally in the discipline of interest (desirable)
  • A passion for problem solving and ‘thinking outside the box'
  • An interest to continue learning and developing yourself
  • A full driving licence (desirable)


  • 25 Days' Holiday
  • Buy / Sell up to 5 Days
  • Birthday Day Off
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • SRM Pension Scheme
  • Retail and Trade Discounts
  • Professional Memberships
  • 24 Hour Digital GP Service
  • Service Related Holiday
  • 4 Volunteering Days'

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