Graduate Opportunity

Electrical Power Graduate 2023

Control & Instrumentation/Electronic/Electrical.

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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 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.

We are passionate about sustainability, so as an Electrical Power 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:

Not only will you be learning, in depth, about how high voltage electricity substations work, you will be constantly gathering the knowledge and skills required on how to install and commission the individual components that are used on the UK's high voltage electricity grid system. 

With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the world's most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

Agonise the technical aspects of this incredibly safety conscious industry, you will be extensively trained and assessed in how to keep both yourself and others safe, whilst working safely in high voltage substation environments.

These roles will be UK wide as they are project based.

Who we're looking for:

  • An individual with an enthusiasm for electrical engineering and a strong a desire for personal development.
  • Eligibility to work and live in the UK at the time of joining 
  • Ideally hold a full UK drivers’ licence 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

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. 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. 

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Job ID Number: BBUK02902
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2023
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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