Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group.  For more than 100 years we have created and cared for the vital assets that enable societies and economies to grow. We have a longstanding reputation for attracting, recruiting and developing the next generation of future leaders and providing the right stepping stone from education into the world of work. We have a number of graduate schemes, summer and industrial placements and work experience available, whereby all our candidates receive excellent structured training, along with the chance to play a hands-on role in exciting projects from the very start.


School leaver opportunities

We are looking for the next generation of infrastructure experts to deliver our iconic projects.

Through our range of apprenticeships and graduate schemes, we offer outstanding opportunities for career development.

We offer:

  • Intermediate, Higher and Advanced apprenticeships. We have opportunities in electrical and mechanical engineering, plumbing, maintenance operations, street lighting, highways maintenance and construction operations. You can also earn while you learn with our Professional Apprenticeship scheme.
  • Business apprenticeships in finance, procurement, human resources, information technology, business administration and health and safety.

You can gain a degree and become a Chartered Surveyor, Construction Manager, Incorporated Engineer or Architectural Technologist with our Degree Apprenticeship programme.


Salary & benefits

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

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

Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact

Closing Date – applications are open until 29th 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.



Requirements vary across Balfour Beatty’s different programmes. To find out the entry requirement for individual schemes, just take a look at any of the vacancies advertised or contact our emerging talent team on:



Applications can be made on our website: