Graduate Opportunity

Health, Safety and Environment Graduate (HS&E) 2023

Civil/Construction/Environment/Environmental.

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About the role:

Join the UK’s largest infrastructure group and work on some of the biggest projects the world has ever seen. Projects that will support and shape the world of tomorrow for millions of people and enable you to build a successful career.

We are passionate about sustainability, so as a HS&E Graduate with us, you will be part of a cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that are changing the construction industry for the better.  

Balfour Beatty and me

What makes Balfour Beatty a great place to work? Is it the limitless career opportunities, our inclusive culture, the scale and complexity of our projects or working alongside the industry’s finest experts? Hear from our colleagues across the UK, US and Hong Kong on why you should shape a career at Balfour Beatty.

Balfour Beatty is also a leading member of the 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies. The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students, and graduates on formalised training programmes).

What you'll be doing:

  • Supporting managers and employees to implement the health and safety systems, including delivery of objectives and plans
  • Undertaking incident/accident investigation and report writing
  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards
  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections to consider how risks can be reduced
  • Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements
  • Delivering site safety inductions to new personnel
  • Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely
  • Assisting procurement team with tender document preparation in relation to environmental, health and safety questions
  • Instigating health and safety meetings and training courses for managers and employees
  • Liaising with relevant authorities, i.e. Health and Safety Executive
  • Reviewing and interpreting environmental reports
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental statutory obligations
  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins
  • Managing and organising the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos
  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases

These roles are UK wide and could be based in the following locations: Southampton or Lincolnshire/East Anglia

Who we're looking for:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 in a health and safety or environmental relate degree
  • Ideally have experience within a construction environment
  • Ideally hold a full UK drivers’ licence at the time of joining
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK at the time of joining 
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative and influence decision making

Why work for us:

Alongside the amazing opportunity, support and pride that you’ll gain from developing your career with one of the world’s foremost infrastructure giants, you’ll also enjoy:

  • A 2-year graduate programme 
  • A competitive and regularly reviewed salary
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible and generous benefits package
  • Company car (dependant on role)  
  • Your professional institution fees covered by us

Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact early.careers@balfourbeatty.com 

Closing Date – applications are open until 31st January 2023, but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should application numbers reach a maximum before this date. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Southampton and Lincolnshire/East Anglia
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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