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Carillion

From new hospitals to luxury marinas, motorways to major rail routes, state-of-the-art offices to schools and shopping centres, bridges and sports stadia, Carillion works on a huge range of projects worldwide – and so could you.

Join Carillion and you could find yourself designing, planning, building, maintaining or managing some of the most creative and essential spaces in the world. And because it’s a business that works on a project-by-project basis, you could be involved with several of them. It’s this sort of variety and diversity that makes working for Carillion a unique and rewarding experience. With such huge scope, Carillion offers opportunities for a rewarding career both in the UK and abroad. It has major operations in Canada and the Middle East where it has undertaken some of the most important and prestigious building and civil engineering projects in the region. Current projects include Festival City, a £1.5 billion mixed-use waterfront development.

Carillion is an open, collaborative and innovative organisation that believes in equality of opportunity and encourages its people to question conventional ways of working and come forward with new ideas. There’s no doubt too, that you’ll be offered the training, development and support you need to reach your full potential.

For more details about careers with Carillion visit the website:http://www.carillionplc.com/careers/careers.asp

BENEFITS

  • 26 days holiday 100+ Annual graduate intake

  • Locations: UK-wide

  • ICE-accredited training, including professional support and mentoring

  • Undergraduate placement opportunities

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Medical insurance and life insurance

  • Support for getting professionally chartered

Graduate profile: Ella Roebuck
Ella studied civil engineering at Loughborough University. She graduated in 2005 with an MEng and also a Diploma in industrial studies, and then moved to the West Country to join Mowlem.

When Mowlem was taken over by Carillion in 2006, Ella was working on Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Scheme Phase 2. By 2007 she had moved to another tough but challenging project in Boscastle, Cornwall. The village had been famously devastated by flash flooding. Ella found herself working on two projects running in tandem – the Environment Agency’s flood alleviation scheme, and a pumping station which is part of the proposed sewage treatment works for South West Water.

"Carillion has been very good to me – the company is making sure that I get all the experience that I need in order to meet my ICE objectives as I work to becoming chartered", explained Ella. "I am now working in Exeter, on a secondment to an engineering consultant in order to get the design experience that I need as part of my professional training."

"As a graduate engineer I think that I have been very lucky”, continued Ella. "I have worked on interesting projects – but just as important, I have been given the right kind of support, and sent on a huge amount of training courses. I feel that I am being looked after as an individual, and listened to. There are many advantages in working for a big company like Carillion – meeting the other graduates when we all get together at training courses is good or the annual graduate conference where graduates from all levels share experiences and present our work, and there is the opportunity to discuss things. There is a lot of support here for individuals who want to get involved. At the moment I am pulling together a graduate team for the ICE South West teamwork challenge – we won this last year, so our reputation is at stake!"

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