Graduate Opportunity

2023 - Graduate Project Coordinator

Construction/Civil/Building Services.

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We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader for Innovation and Excellence in the construction and engineering industry.   

Laing O'Rourke - Engineering the Future

Engineering the Future

Role Overview 

Laing O'Rourke's manufacturing and modular solutions are transforming traditional construction methodologies into a modern process of component-based assembly, providing product sets including precast concrete building components, and modular bridges for the major highways and rail projects.

Explore Manufacturing is the most automated concrete products facility in Europe making our construction process faster safer and more efficient, improving quality, and reducing waste, and contributing to a sustainable manufacturing-led future for construction.

The Project Coordinator role will provide the development opportunity to experience first-hand the precast manufacturing process, and is responsible for coordinating between design, manufacture, and assembly on some of the UK's most exciting major infrastructure and construction projects.

Key Deliverables and Accountabilities  

  • Oversee the supply of products to the project to the agreed specification, with assured delivery in sequence and time.
  • Provide a single point of contact for programming, technical, production, delivery, and quality issues.
  • Ensure that the client requirements on projects including scope, programme, specification, and design information are understood by the team to inform the delivery plan.
  • Monitor progress of all elements of design, delivery, and supply chain.
  • Attend site progress, coordination meetings and workshops, investigating any customer complaints/NCRs as required.

Location - Worksop

Degree Subjects   

  • Degree qualified in construction or civil engineering

Professional Accreditation  

  • Depending on your degree subject

The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged, and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
Our 2.5-year programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  

Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable 
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills 
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation  
  • Your degree classification should be 2:2 or higher  
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role


  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident and Injury InsuranceIncome Protection
  • Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
  • Annual Leave
  • Discounts Portal
  • Online Doctor
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Work-Life Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Car/Car Allowance (*Role dependant)

**The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2023**

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Job ID Number: 3180
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Worksop (Nottinghamshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management

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