Infrastructure

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Kier Group
Construction & Infrastructure
Kier is a leading UK construction and infrastructure services company, providing specialist design and build capabilities.
  • Our purpose is to sustainably deliver infrastructure which is vital to the UK. At the core of our project delivery is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods, innovations and technology.
  • We have worked on some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects, including HS2, as well as maintaining road and water networks and installing full fibre broadband to properties. We are also the UK’s leading regional builder, delivering critical social infrastructure such as schools and hospitals.
  • We have a network of 67 offices across the UK. 

Do you want to join the construction revolution?

A revolution is taking place in the construction industry with sustainability, data and new technologies driving real change. And we want people like you to join us. 

Get your career off to a flying start

If you’re enthusiastic, good at working with others, forward thinking and have a passion for building  a career in the built environment, then come and join our team. We want our people to be the best, so we’ll dedicate the time and resources needed to give you practical on-the-job experience, formal technical and commercial learning, first-line management skills and the professional development you will need to excel. 

A meaningful career that makes an impact

Every project we work on draws on the skills and expertise of our people. Their job is to make a positive impact on the world and on local communities. Because what we achieve together in a day  will have benefits that last  for generations. And we’d  like you to be a part of that.  

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Stantec
Engineering, Environment & Design
Stantec is a 26,000-strong global sustainable design and engineering firm working from over 400 locations across six continents.
  • We are proud to have worked on some of the biggest and most transformative infrastructure projects across the globe that address climate change, social inequality, economic development, adaptability and resilience.
  • Our 2,100 people working across the UK and Ireland plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.
  • Key projects include work on HS2, the London sewer network and the UK’s first smart water network, and for clients such as National Highways and National Grid.

Calling all dreamers, doers and game changers

How often do you get to see a drawing become  a reality? Have you ever touched, seen, or walked through something you helped design? Our engineers, consultants, landscape architects, environmental scientists, planners, project managers and business professionals live  these experiences every day. And so could you!

A team that designs with community in mind

Join us and you could help develop inventive and sustainable solutions that touch every aspect of people’s lives – from the roadways and bridges they travel on, to the schools they attend, to the water they drink. You’ll be part of a community  that meets the needs of the present while contributing to a greener future. 

Create your own path

Whether you’re interested in managing a part of the business, specialising in project management, or developing your technical skills and becoming a subject matter expert, we put people first and have the resources and world-renowned experts to get you  on the right path. 

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AECOM
Engineering – Design
AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come.
  • At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone – uplifting communities, improving access and sustaining our planet.
  • We provide professional services throughout the project life cycle – from planning, design and engineering to programme and construction management.
  • Our projects span transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment – all over the world.
  • We are one of Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the eighth consecutive year.

Freedom to grow in a world  of opportunity

Do you have your eye on the future and want  to make a difference? With expert teams around the globe collaborating to deliver game-changing projects, at AECOM we provide the resources and environment to help you turn your education  and knowledge into limitless career potential.

Uplift communities and improve people’s lives

Join us and you’ll work on small scale to massive international infrastructure projects, embedding sustainable development and positive social outcomes in everything you do. You could be working on improving access to clean water  and energy, designing sustainable buildings  and spaces, or planning the cities of the future. 

Bring your bold ideas and big dreams

Come and join our global team of nearly 50,000 experienced planners, designers, engineers, scientists, programme and construction managers and other professionals, and you’ll be able to create the career path of your dreams. 

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WSP
Built Environment – Civil Engineering
WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering and environmental professional services consultancies.
  • We’re a family of more than 55,000 global changemakers, with over 7,000 here in the UK.
  • We support significant multidisciplinary projects in both the built and natural environments, providing engineering and design services to public and private sector clients in the transportation and infrastructure, property and buildings, earth and environment, power and energy, resources and industry sectors.
  • We’re building a smarter, greener future by transforming places – structures, spaces and networks – to make life smarter, fairer and more sustainable for everyone.

Imagine the extraordinary

At WSP, you will find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

Join us as a WSP Changemaker

We’ll give you the chance to shape the career you want whilst working on exciting and challenging world-class projects that build a better future for everyone. You’ll develop skills in creative thinking, project management and problem-solving, and work alongside leading industry experts who will support you throughout your journey with us.

Create for the future

Come and join our talented team working on high-profile local and international projects.  You’ll discover a culture that rewards dedication with support and encouragement while  you explore a wide variety of opportunities that enable you to do meaningful, impactful, and rewarding work. 

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Sir Robert McAlpine
Construction & Engineering
Sir Robert McAlpine is a family-owned construction and civil engineering company established in 1869.
  • We design, develop, build and preserve some of Britain’s most iconic buildings.
  • We are proud to have worked on projects such as the Olympic Stadium, O2 Arena, Emirates Stadium, the Eden Project, Victoria Gate Shopping Centre in Leeds, the M74 Completion in Glasgow, and the restoration of the Elizabeth Tower.
  • Operating across the UK, we employ over 2,000 people.
  • Our services include design, construction, infrastructure, civil engineering and project management.

Join our nationwide family

Start your working life with Sir Robert McAlpine through one of our early careers routes and  you’ll become part of our family.

Achieve more from your career

Whoever you are, whatever your background, at  Sir Robert McAlpine, you’ll find incredible potential to achieve what you want from your career.  We’ll trust you with responsibilities that build  your experience, and we’ll set ambitious goals  that will stretch your skills and abilities.

Along the way, there’ll be plenty of formal and informal learning and development opportunities to support your progress. We want to give you a platform to make the biggest possible impact in your role, and to earn the personal recognition you deserve.

Make a contribution that matters

Join us and you’ll innovate, engineer, build and transform – and feel a sense of purpose that comes from delivering projects that transform landscapes,  towns, cities and regions. 

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Kier Group
Civil Engineering
Kier is a leading UK construction and infrastructure services company, providing specialist design and build capabilities.
  • Our purpose is to sustainably deliver infrastructure which is vital to the UK. At the core of our project delivery is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods, innovations and technology.
  • We have worked on some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects, including HS2, as well as maintaining road and water networks and installing full fibre broadband to properties. We are also the UK’s leading regional builder, delivering critical social infrastructure such as schools and hospitals.
  • We have a network of 67 offices across the UK. 

Do you want to join the construction revolution?

A revolution is taking place in the construction industry with sustainability, data and new technologies driving real change. And we want people like you to join us. 

Get your career off to a flying start

If you’re enthusiastic, good at working with others, forward thinking and have a passion for building  a career in the built environment, then come and join our team. We want our people to be the best, so we’ll dedicate the time and resources needed to give you practical on-the-job experience, formal technical and commercial learning, first-line management skills and the professional development you will need to excel. 

A meaningful career that makes an impact

Every project we work on draws on the skills and expertise of our people. Their job is to make a positive impact on the world and on local communities. Because what we achieve together in a day  will have benefits that last  for generations. And we’d  like you to be a part of that.  

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Mott MacDonald
Electrical Engineering
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy delivering high-profile projects worldwide.
  • We help our clients turn obstacles into sustainable infrastructure and development solutions on projects ranging from nationally-strategic infrastructure to organisational change programmes.
  • We are one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world.
  • In the UK, we play a leading role on principal projects such as HS2 and the modernisation of Heathrow Airport.
  • Our electrical engineers design, develop and maintain electrical control systems across a wide range of sectors. 

Be part of something big

We are looking for enthusiastic, inspiring and committed people to join our growing team so we can continue extending our track record. In return, we’ll offer you the opportunity to develop your career alongside great people and work on fascinating projects that will change our communities and improve social outcomes.

Join us and grow the future you want!

Our graduate career paths equip you to advance, backed by our dedicated staff. You’ll learn from industry experts, receive structured training,  and gain experience on community-enhancing projects. When you join us, you’re partnered  with a mentor who will help you through your development plan, and we provide professional routes that are accredited by organisations like IET.

Committed to building a better future for all?

Delivering prestigious, life-changing and innovative projects creates a business that  we are all proud to work in. Start a career  you’ll love at Mott MacDonald, with training and development on work you can believe in. 

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