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Graduate Design Engineer 2017 - Liverpool

About the role

Who we are:

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.

About the programme

Balfour Beatty Rail Systems and Solutions, part of Balfour Beatty Rail, is a leading innovator within the rail industry. Our primary objective is to introduce new technology to improve the performance of the railway. We retain a strong Research & Development team within our business who continue to develop step change solutions.

You will follow the IMechE programme eventually becoming a Chartered Engineer. You will be involved in a variety of different engineering and manufacturing projects, and work across different departments allowing you to develop and enhance your skills as an Engineer.

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

You will be studying a BEng or MEng, which is IMechE accredited. You will have, or be predicted a 2:1 degree. You will have achieved A-C grade’s in your A-Level’s or equivalents (which must include Mathematics and Physics).

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 Software Engineering Graduate scheme is based in the following Balfour Beatty Division:

  • 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.

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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