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Balfour Beatty

Our company in a nutshell


We are a leading international infrastructure group, supporting communities and enabling growth, with opportunities for dynamic graduates to work on complex, iconic worldwide projects.

Join us for an opportunity to be part of a global company, with the chance to travel, and work with colleagues from a broad range of cultures and backgrounds.

Who are we?

Balfour Beatty finances, develops, builds and maintains innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth. We provide the essential infrastructure assets societies need to function, develop and thrive. Our teams operate across the full infrastructure lifecycle.

With more than 100 years of experience in delivering highly complex projects, we know how to operate with the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise, integrate with clients and local supply chains and work with local communities.

We operate principally in the UK & Ireland and the US, with developing businesses in Canada and South East Asia.

Exciting careers

There are great opportunities for career and personal development. We invest in the potential of our people; we're committed to high-quality development and accelerated development for those looking to progress more quickly.

We're leaders in the markets in which we operate. This means we can provide unique access to fantastic, cutting-edge projects supported by first-rate technical training and coaching.


Annually, we recruit more than 500 graduates worldwide. Discover more about graduate entry HERE.

We recruit and develop the next generation of future leaders, providing the right stepping stone from education into the world of work. 

Each day our projects change people's lives and communities for the better. Each year we seek the best candidates from a broad range of backgrounds and disciplines to come and join our ever changing business.

Two core schemes

Our graduates receive excellent structured training, along with the chance to play a hands-on role in exciting projects. We look for graduates from a mixture of different disciplines as part of our two main graduate programmes.

Technical Graduate Scheme: focuses on a breadth of capabilities and depth of technical expertise in such areas as Building/Construction Management, Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Building Services), Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management, Health & Safety, Transport Planning and Environmental.

Business Graduate Scheme: offers a range of expertise in areas such as HR, IT, Marketing, General Management and Finance.

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