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Graduate Mechanical Engineer - UK Wide

About the role

We are an international infrastructure group providing construction and infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools, hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best Graduates to come and join our ever-changing diverse business.

What you'll be doing

Within Balfour Beatty we have opportunities for mechanical engineering graduates to join our accredited IMechE MPDs scheme to ultimately become a Chartered Engineer.

Our graduate mechanical engineering scheme is designed to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential, whilst working to achieve chartered status. You’ll have visibility in key areas of our business – such as design, plant, operations, safety and commercial and you’ll soon appreciate the important role of engineering innovation.

The Balfour Beatty Graduate scheme lasts for two years, you will follow a development programme that will equip you with the skills needed to become a business leader of the future. Throughout the two years, you'll be supported by your line manager and mentor and have the opportunity to attend graduate-based events, where you will network with your peers, develop interpersonal skills and share best practice. You will join a graduate cohort and be assigned Business Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility Projects that can affect the way we work as a business.

Who we're looking for

What you’ll need

  • 2:2 BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience within an engineering environment
  • Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK
  • What we’re looking for
  • A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to relocate)
  • A team-focus with the ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the able to work on your own initiative and influence key decisions

Why work for us

We offer a competitive salary, that is reviewed annually based on performance. You will have 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.Our Mechanical Engineering

Graduate schemes are based in the following Balfour Beatty Divisions:

  • Balfour Beatty Rail

About us

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 emergingtalent@balfourbeatty.com.

Closing date – 15th January 2017

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