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7.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Professional, process-driven, rewarding."
Pros: 
  • Benefits include a company car, expenses, and a good pension scheme.
  • Training is well organised and the work covers a wide range of different experiences.
  • Starting salary is to the higher end for graduate engineers.
  • Opportunities to work on some of the biggest and most challenging projects in the UK.
Cons: 
  • Hours can be very long during busy periods.
  • Overtime is expected but unpaid.
  • Heavy workloads mean that managers and supervisors can be hard to get hold of.
  • Many opportunities for progression, but it can sometimes be hard to identify them.
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.4 / 10
 
Hours
6.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.6 / 10
 
 
Training
7.9 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Quite a lengthy application process but seemingly similar to the majority of graduate..."

"Not very social due to the demographics of the industry. Strong hierarchy, but open..."

"Nice offices, all tech is arranged. Locations are usually good with connections to..."

"I work approximately 45 hours a week, which can be pretty full on at times. However,..."

"Seems to be industry standard pay. Benefits such as a company car probably boost..."

"Company car and fuel allowance. Accommodation, travel, and food expenses when attending..."

"What can you bring to Balfour Beatty? Why do you want to work for us? What have you..."

"We recycle construction waste and there is an attempt to reduce energy consumption..."

"My personal experience of this has been good."

"Balfour Beatty is committed to ensuring diversity."

"If you are performing well and achieving goals, you can be promoted quickly. To move..."

"I'm an engineer responsible for day-to-day running of the construction site. My responsibilities..."

"Well organised graduate scheme and training, competitive salary and benefits."

"You could get stuck doing a role that doesn't have clear development opportuniti..."

"Balfour Beatty spends over £1 billion with SMEs every year, and we make a lot of..."

"Professional, process-driven, rewarding."

"They are prolific, the graduate scheme looked good, and I liked the career opportunities...."

"The graduate scheme is useful and seems to be well organised now things are moving..."

"Earlier engagement following acceptance of the job offer in order to provide information..."

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