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Highways Assurance Graduate  2023


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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. 

Balfour Beatty

We finance, design and build the infrastructure that underpins our daily lives.

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

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:

  • Working within a culture of Zero Harm – embedding the 4 Golden Rules within all aspects of service delivery
  • Report all observations – Close Calls and Good Practices
  • Select and undertake appropriate work methods to ensure the work is completed right first time
  • Ensure that work activities meet project work requirements
  • Develop and improve current processes/systems and implement innovative ideas
  • Responding to customer enquiries and liaison with Highways Inspectors
  • To liaise with the Core Service Manager to ensure the delivery of key jobs
  • To ensure the partnership is fully compliant with the relevant highways licence legislation, including Highways Act, New Roads & Street Works Act, and Traffic Management Act.
  • To support on Enforcement action of Network Management related policies and procedures
  • To establish and build positive customer relationships, with a range of different stakeholders, including Senior Management, Ward Councillors, and organisation leaders.
  • To support other BBLP contracts, and the wider business group on Network Management related issues.
  • Provide customer service in construction

Who we're looking for:

  • A minimum of 2:2 in a construction related degree 
  • To be able to work with digital highways management systems (Confirm, KaarbonTech)
  • To be able to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Eligibility to live and work in the Uk at the time of joining
  • Ideally a full UK drivers license to at the time of joining  

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

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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management

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