Profile

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 emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com

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

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: emergingtalent@balfourbeatty.com

 

Apply

Applications can be made on our website: www.balfourbeatty.com

 

Balfour Beatty Dartford, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Higher Apprenticeship
Advanced Electrical Apprentice - Level 4 - Based in Dartford Qualifications needed 2 A Levels grade A-C in Maths and a Science / Level 3 Engineering qualification Closing Date  applications are open until  27th April 2020 , however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date. About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you. Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Advanced Electrical Apprentice. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship. What the apprenticeship will offer: Level 4 Electrical Engineering Higher Apprenticeship During the Advanced Apprenticeship you would complete the full framework on day or block release. Once you've completed we will support further development qualifications in Electrical Design or Engineering. What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as an Advanced Electrical Apprentice: As an Advanced Electrical Apprentice, you would work within a team on our projects to assist with the installation and testing of low voltage electrical equipment in buildings or high voltage electrical equipment in power transmission and distribution. Who we're looking for 2 A Levels grade A-C in Maths and a Science / Level 3 Engineering qualification Good communication skills Good team working skills Have the ambition and motivation to work within the engineering and construction industry 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until  27th April 2020 , 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty West Midlands, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
Mechanical Engineering Apprentice (Fabrication & Metal Works) Hereford Qualifications needed:  4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including Maths and English Closing Date  applications are open until  27th April 2020 , however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.  About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you.  Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.   Painter Brothers is one of the UKs leading specialists in structural steel manufacture with the capacity to produce in excess of 15,000 tonnes of steelwork each year. Our 14-acre site has a wide range of machinery meaning we can manufacture and store almost any type of structural steelwork, including galvanised specialist structural steelwork that requires precision manufacturing. We have a proven expertise in delivering: Overhead line electrification (OLE) steelwork for the rail industry Callendar Hamilton lattice girder bridges Telecommunication masts and towers   About the role: We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Advanced Mechanical Engineer This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship.   What the apprenticeship will offer: During the four-year Advanced Apprenticeship, you would complete the full framework on day or block release. After completing the Advanced Apprenticeship, you would be given full support to develop into a qualified structural steel fabricator What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Electrician: As an Advanced Apprentice in Mechanical Engineering, you would work within a team, offering a fully integrated, end-to-end solution that embraces the design, supply and distribution of structural steel elements. You will directly manufacture overhead line electrification (OLE) structural steelwork, power transmission towers and an array of specialist fabrications for the infrastructure industry. As a specialist in the manufacture and fabrication of structural steelwork, Painter Brothers provides greater levels of material security and programme certainty, by way of a dedicated fabrication and storage facility in Hereford. Our extensive knowledge and expertise in supplying structural steel components throughout the UK and overseas ensures that our customers receive quality assured solutions, that have been engineered, fabricated and checked by a dedicated, in-house team. Who we're looking for 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English Good communication skills Good team working skills Have the ambition and motivation to work within the engineering and construction industry 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group.  Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty South East, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
Apprentice Electrician 2020 Level 3 Heathrow Qualifications needed 3 GCSEs C or above or equivalent inc Maths and English Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date. About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you based at Heathrow Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Apprentice Electrician. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship. You will: Undertake electrical duties as required including test and inspection, reactive maintenance, rewiring and installations. Complete works in accordance with specifications and in compliance with the relevant Legislation and industry best practice. Work to operational procedures, safe working practices and Health and Safety procedures as required. Provide general support and assistance to the Electrical team What the apprenticeship will offer: During the four year Advanced Apprenticeship you would complete the full framework on day or block release. After completing the Advanced Apprenticeship you would be given full support to develop into a qualified Electrician or may have the option to be supported towards a management role via a degree and professional status. What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Electrician: As an Advanced Apprentice in Electrical Intallation, you would work within a team on our projects to assist with the installation and testing of low voltage electrical equipment in buildings or high voltage electrical equipment in power transmission and distribution. Who we're looking for 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English, a Level 2 BTEC in Construction or a level 2 Apprenticeship in a Construction or Building Services Trade Good communication skills Good team working skills Have the ambition and motivation to work within the engineering and construction industry 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. To apply, please click apply below. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty Hinkley
03 Apr, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
Materials Technician Apprentice Level 3 Based at Hinkley Qualifications needed: 5 GCSE's or equivalent at A - C including Maths, English and a Science Closing Date  applications are open until  27 th  April 2020 , however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date. About us: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: Our aim is for you to participate in our Materials Technician Apprentice development programme and work toward professional status. You will study for and be expected to pass  Advanced (level 3) Laboratory Technician  Apprenticeship. The typical  duration  for this apprenticeship is  2 years . What you'll be doing Ensure all work is undertaken safely in accordance with required processes Undertake testing of materials including aggregates, concrete and asphalt in accordance with required standards, in the laboratory and on construction sites. Comply with the high standards of work required by the Quality Management Systems to required deadlines Maintain equipment to required standards as required by the Laboratory Manager Proactively communicate with senior staff to ensure effective communication Attend training courses and assessments as required by the apprenticeship standard and Balfour Beatty and maintain training records Who we're looking for You will be able to solve problems and to pick up new ways of working quickly with minimum direction, working collaboratively as part of a team and independently. 5 GCSEs Maths, English or Sciences (GCSEs at grades C or above or grade 4 or above) Full UK driving licence Flexibility to work out of hours including night and weekend working as part of a rota Creative & innovative thinking Have the ambition and motivation to work within the engineering and construction industry  Why work for us Salary & benefits: We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. To apply, please click  here Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact  emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.  Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty South East, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
About the role Required qualifications: 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and a Science at A to C or equivalent About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you based in London. Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: We have a new exciting opportunity to work as a Digital Project Delivery Apprentice. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship. What the apprenticeship will offer: Balfour Beatty offers a comprehensive training programme in Planning with the opportunity of completing industry recognised vocational qualifications. You will provide effective, efficient, confidential and comprehensive administrative support to our business. As part of the Apprenticeship scheme you will be supported with gaining a Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship at Level 3. You will also have various other training opportunities, such as Induction, Continuous Improvement Training and Customer Service training. Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we will look to explore further opportunities within Balfour Beatty and further development of you and your career. What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as a Digital Project Delivery Apprentice: To learn and develop Digital skills that will lead to being able to support a project team in the delivery of a Project Digital Execution Plan Creating files and ensuring the appropriate file attributes are captured correctly Producing and /or amending information in accordance with the Project SMP Ensuring graphical models (they produce) escalating any interfaces issues to the Interface Manager Ensuring all element of the Information Model are fully coordinated with each other Submitting information for approval in accordance with the TIDP Who we're looking for You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including Maths, English & Science or equivalent coupled with an interest in Planning. You will demonstrate some Technical ability with the use of DIGITAL Software applications You will have a have a friendly, flexible approach to your working day and a willingness to work with and support colleagues You will have an enthusiastic, engaged attitude and eagerness to learn and develop personally and professionally Why work for us 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. To apply, please click  here Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty East Yorkshire, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
About the role Required qualifications: 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and a Science at A to C or equivalent About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you based in London. Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: We have a new exciting opportunity to work as a Digital Project Delivery Apprentice. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship. What the apprenticeship will offer: Balfour Beatty offers a comprehensive training programme in Planning with the opportunity of completing industry recognised vocational qualifications. You will provide effective, efficient, confidential and comprehensive administrative support to our business. As part of the Apprenticeship scheme you will be supported with gaining a Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship at Level 3. You will also have various other training opportunities, such as Induction, Continuous Improvement Training and Customer Service training. Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we will look to explore further opportunities within Balfour Beatty and further development of you and your career. What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as a Digital Project Delivery Apprentice: To learn and develop Digital skills that will lead to being able to support a project team in the delivery of a Project Digital Execution Plan Creating files and ensuring the appropriate file attributes are captured correctly Producing and /or amending information in accordance with the Project SMP Ensuring graphical models (they produce) escalating any interfaces issues to the Interface Manager Ensuring all element of the Information Model are fully coordinated with each other Submitting information for approval in accordance with the TIDP Who we're looking for You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including Maths, English & Science or equivalent coupled with an interest in Planning. You will demonstrate some Technical ability with the use of DIGITAL Software applications You will have a have a friendly, flexible approach to your working day and a willingness to work with and support colleagues You will have an enthusiastic, engaged attitude and eagerness to learn and develop personally and professionally Why work for us 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. To apply, please click apply below. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.
Balfour Beatty Herefordshire, UK
03 Apr, 2020
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Highways Maintenance Apprentice Level 2 based in Herefordshire Qualifications needed: 3 GCSEs or equivalent Closing Date applications are open until 27thApril 2020, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date. About Balfour Beatty and what we do: Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you based in Herefordshire. Take a look at what we do at: Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business. About the role: Balfour Beatty Living Places work in partnership with local authorities to create regeneration strategies, maintain infrastructure and provide local services. We help transform communities, environments and local economies. As an apprentice you will start your career working within a team on our Highway Contract for the local Borough Council, where we maintain their roads and footways; carrying out small repairs through to major highway regeneration schemes. What the apprenticeship will offer: You will also attend college and study for and be expected to pass intermediate (level 2) Apprenticeship Highways Maintenance within 2 years, as well as a number of other training and learning events, however most of your learning will be on the job, utilising the wealth of experience within the team youll be working within. You will also have various other training opportunities, such as Induction, Continuous Improvement Training and Customer Service training. Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we will look to explore further opportunities within Balfour Beatty and further development of you and your career. What you'll be doing Your responsibilities as a Highways Maintenance Apprentice include: Deliver Highways works efficiently and safely for the local area Liaise with members of the client team and the public to ensure that the clients needs are met Work as part of a team to deliver reactive, emergency and other types of highways works in all weathers Be responsible for onsite Health and Safety at all times Routine and reactive repairs, emergency call out and winter maintenance (gritting). Out of hours standby and flexible working (on a rota basis) Who we're looking for You will have a minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) coupled with an interest in Highways Maintenance You will be focused on delivering high quality highway works, safely and to budget An understanding of the importance of Health and Safety is essential Have a flexible approach to your working day and be willing to work out of hours when required is essential You will have a willingness to learn Behave with integrity and demonstrating professional image at all times. To always do what is right Why work for us 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 whats involved in the scheme click  here  and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. To apply, please click apply below. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, 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. We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.