Graduate Opportunity

Building Services Graduate

Excelerate Graduate Opportunities

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The role

John Sisk & Son are looking for talented graduates to join ‘Excelerate’, our three-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 Building Services degree in summer 2020 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 – care, excellence and integrity. Our vision is to dedicate ourselves to Building Excellence, delivering projects of constantly high quality which exceed our clients’ 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

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A journey to chartership

Excelerate is a comprehensive three year development programme that has been carefully designed to underpin the rigorous chartership requirements of the various professional institutes. The three years of the programme are structured to a very detailed level; you will be working to a plan and against a specific timeline to ensure that you meet the experience levels required to obtain chartership either during or shortly following the conclusion of the programme - dependent on the professional pathway you choose and your qualifications. The programme utilises a blend of learning methodologies which will deliver the depth and breadth of learning and practical experience. This is combined with robust programme management to track your progress together with structured personal feedback and a support process that will ensure your success.

What are we looking for?

  • You will be a team player, have fresh ideas and be prepared to challenge us and yourself every step of the way.
  • You will have recently graduated or are soon to graduate with a good Building Services degree.
  • You will join Sisk on the Excelerate graduate programme in September 2020 and 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.
  • It is essential that you are geographically mobile across our domestic market (England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) and our international market (mainland Europe).

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, a strong start to your career and its progression in the construction industry, excellent support and guidance network.


How to Apply

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