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On our Technology Architecture Graduate Programme, you’ll develop your skills to shape and direct solutions to solve our clients’ biggest business
We built our first home in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1958. Since then, we've built over 400,000 more, becoming one of Britain’s largest and best known home builders in the process. The Way We Work We don’t just want to be part of t…
About CH2M: Recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies, CH2M is a global leader in full-service consulting, design, design-build, operations and programme management for public and private clients. Our services range fro…
BAM Nuttall is a leading edge supplier of civil engineering services, delivering quality infrastructure projects on behalf of all our customers. As part of the international Royal BAM Group we are fully committed to exploiting advances in …
Costain's objective is to meet the needs of stakeholders. Responsibility is at the core of everything we decide and do. Costain cares about our natural and built environment; our relationships with all our stakeholders; and fundamentally, abou…
If you want to be the best at what you do and to work on projects you can be truly proud of, a career at Sir Robert McAlpine could be for you. Working for one of the country’s leading construction companies, you’ll be given the opportuni…
NG Bailey is a family-owned business with a proud heritage and a proven track record of achievement. These strengths have spearheaded the elevation of our business into the largest independent engineering, construction and services company in the UK.…
As a leading UK construction and regeneration group, the diversity of the projects we work on means an extraordinary breath of possibilities for our people. Whether you’re a school or college leaver, or an experienced professional keen to dri…
At Keepmoat Homes, our people are fundamental. They represent the business on a daily basis, and with their help, work ethic and support, we continue to achieve profitable long-term growth and operate as a top ten UK housing and construction company.…
Creating better places is our purpose and our passion.   Our team of 20,000 works across four continents – making us a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally. We&r…
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies.   Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth.   We have …
Who are we?   We are a leading global Design & Consultancy firm for built assets.   Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership wit…
Our vision is a better railway for a better Britain   We don't run trains, sell tickets, or employ train drivers – that’s what the train operating companies do.  We deliver a railway that is safer, more reliable an…
About Savills   Savills plc is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. We have an international network of more than 700 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continent…
HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Building and Construction

Graduate building and construction jobs are more than labouring - they involve planning and overseeing the development of both essential and iconic buildings. Building and construction graduates have a wealth of opportunities. You can find out what they are on TheBigChoice.

LOOKING FOR a Building And Construction CAREER?
How much can I earn as a Builder?
The building and construction industry has a wide range of job roles with a huge variety of salaries depending on the skills and experience needed. Lower level starting salaries can be between £12,000 and £15,000 whilst specialist and senior roles can see people earn over £50,000+ or even considerably higher. Salaries on graduate schemes often start at over £30,000.
What qualifications do I need to be a Builder?
After Bachelors degree For areas of the construction industry for which a degree is necessary there are often professional qualifications you will need to gain to start full-time in that job role. Many reputable universities offer postgraduate courses available to people from all degree disciplines to be able to start on the route to gain the relevant qualifications. A common route for graduates is to gain entry to a graduate training scheme with an employer. Competition on these schemes is very strong and you will need to have a degree to at least a 2:1 level to gain entry.
What skills do I need to be ABuilder?
Different roles in the building and construction industry require different skills but you are likely to require: · Understanding of construction processes and practices
· Communication
· Practical skills
· Problem solving
· Numeracy skills
· IT skills
· Commercial awareness
What experience do I need to get a job in Building and Construction?
Employers in this industry will be looking for practical skills and experience over academic qualifications in most job roles, so gaining some direct work experience will give you a huge advantage. You can often arrange work placements on building sites and in construction companies through your school or college careers advisor. Courses for roles that require formal academic qualifications often come with placements included in the syllabus.