Electrical - Electronic Engineering Graduate

Who we are:

We are an international infrastructure group providing innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems and social and commercial buildings. Each year we seek the best Graduates to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role

Day in, day out, in Balfour Beatty Rail – Engineering & Technology Solutions, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; we constantly push the technological boundaries in search of innovative measurement solutions for the rail industry.

What you'll be doing

We have opportunities for Electrical/Electronic Engineering graduates to contribute to the new product introduction of asset management solutions for the rail industry and develop competencies towards Chartered Engineer registration. Our Graduate training scheme is designed to develop your skills and help you reach your full potential. You’ll have visibility in key areas of our business – these could include design, plant, operations, safety and commercial and you’ll soon appreciate the important role of engineering innovation. Our aim is to develop your technical and leadership skills to help you reach your full potential.

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 have the opportunity to attend graduate-based events, where you will work 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.

To be considered for our graduate scheme you’ll have:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Embedded Systems, Digital Communications or other engineering/science discipline that included electrical, electronic & software content.
  • Interest in modern electrical, electronic and software technologies.
  • Interest in product development for rail vehicle and fixed infrastructure assets.
  • Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK.
  • A full, clean UK driving licence.

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 you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will be covered.

Our Electrical Engineering Graduate schemes are based in the following Balfour Beatty Divisions:

  • Balfour Beatty Rail

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

Closing Date – applications are open until 15th April 2018, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date. 

Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis. 

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


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