Graduate Quantity Surveyor – Excelerate Graduate Programme

John Sisk & Son are looking for talented graduates to join ‘Excelerate’, our four year graduate development programme, designed to put you in good stead to work towards professional accreditation and chartership during and shortly after the completion of the programme. If you have recently graduated or are due to graduate with a good Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Building Services or Commercial / Quantity Surveying degree in summer 2018 and are passionate about building a career with a leading building contractor, then we may be just right for you!

Founded in 1859, John Sisk & Son is in its fifth generation of family ownership. The Sisk family values are woven into everything we do. Our vision is to dedicate ourselves to Building Excellence, delivering projects of constantly high quality which exceed our client’s expectations. Our people are at the heart of our success. We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for our next generation of graduates to continue our success story.

Excelerate Graduate Programme

Learn all about the Excelerate Graduate Programme from graduates and managers

You will join Sisk on the Excelerate graduate programme in September 2018. You will complete a series of placements across the business (ranging between 3-12 months each), supplemented by high-quality professional training to ensure that you develop a broad range of skills and experience. You therefore must be geographically mobile across our domestic market (England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and in some cases – continental Europe).

You will be a team player, have fresh ideas and be prepared to challenge us and yourself every step of the way.

The selection process has been rigorously designed to ensure that we, as a company, select the right individuals for our strategy, but also that you – as a candidate – select the right company to build your career with.

In return you will get a competitive salary, strong start to your career and its progression in construction industry, excellent support and guidance network.

The deadline for applications for the 2018 intake is 10th November 2017 with assessment days taking place across the UK and Ireland between early December 2017 and January 2018.


Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: November 10, 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: UK Wide and Ireland
  • Region: East Anglia, East Midlands, London and South East, North East, North Wales, North West, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland - North, Scotland - South/Central Belt, South Wales, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

To Apply

Got your attention? Log on to our website by following the link below to apply.

Click on the ‘Search’ button and ‘2018 Excelerate Graduate Development Programme’ to access the on-line application form.

Click here to apply » Remember - you found this opportunity on Gradcracker!


When you apply to one of your 'Followed' companies tell them in your cover letter/CV you have followed them on Gradcracker. It shows that your application is targeted.