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Health & Safety Graduate

About the role

By joining the Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability team, you will be able contribute your ideas and engineering or construction experience to the work we do, supporting some of the most exciting and innovative projects around the world. It’s an opportunity to make a real, practical difference to the business from the very start. Helping to achieve Zero Harm, you will take an active part in projects, campaigns and initiatives to keep our workforce safe and healthy, and save lives on construction sites. You will also work to make sure our projects meet the necessary environmental criteria, and leave a positive legacy on the communities we work in.

As a Balfour Beatty graduate you will follow a development programme that will equip you with the skills needed to become a leader of the future.

What you'll be doing

On our Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability graduate scheme, you’ll work closely with the people who are driving the business towards achieving Zero Harm. The scheme will support the development of your skills, knowledge and experience, and will help you become an expert in your own field.

Over the two year development programme, you’ll undertake a number of placements that will give you a taste of different business areas with each one offering an insight into the people, processes and technology that are transforming our business. Each placement will have real responsibility, a personal mentor and support for professional qualifications and membership to get your career off to a great start.

Our programme recognises the importance of giving meaningful and challenging work, so you can expect to be immersed in real activities and given responsibilities from the outset.

You will have the opportunity to work on live projects and to learn from a host of experienced and talented managers. You'll be invited to attend Group graduate-based events which will provide you with an opportunity to network with your peers and share best practice.

Who we're looking for

What you’ll need

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in a construction, engineering or business related field
  • Ideally, experience in an construction/engineering environment

What we’re looking for

  • A flexible approach to work (you may be required to relocate, as part of your training)
  • A team-focus with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative

Why work for us

We offer a competitive salary, the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and a company car if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will be covered.

About us

We are the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best graduates to come and join our ever changing business.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Graduate and what’s involved in the scheme visit the website and view the profiles of our current graduates across the Group.

Should you require any further support with your application please contact

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Two Ticks”) symbol and are a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

Closing date – 15th January 2017

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