Early Careers

Whether you’re a school leaver, student or graduate, we can provide the perfect launch pad for your career.

Opportunities nationwide

  • Build up your experience on complex and high-profile projects
  • Work alongside and learn from some of the industry’s most skilled professionals
  • Be trusted with responsibilities that let you step up and prove yourself
  • Tackle difficult challenges that stretch and strengthen your skills
  • Take your career in a direction that matches your aims and aspirations

Early careers opportunities

  1. apprentice


    We offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities, delivered in partnership with education providers at a local level.

    Read more about Apprenticeships
  2. Graduate opportunities

    Join us as a graduate and your career will begin with an industry-leading, structured development programme – leading to chartered status and preparing you for a leadership career.

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our graduates

Grow your people skills

The building world is not just about bricks and mortar, concrete, steel and glass. It’s about people – individuals and teams working together to get the job done. So as well as gaining technical skills and knowledge, you will focus on developing your ‘soft’ skills too.

You’ll learn how to communicate effectively and build relationships with others – be they colleagues, clients, suppliers or contractors.

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  1. Why Join Us

    Why Join Us?

    We’re an employer that genuinely stands apart from our peers. Here’s why there is nowhere else like Sir Robert McAlpine to do the job you love.

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  2. The Sill


    We are committed to leaving a lasting positive legacy as a result of our actions. Considering our impact on the environment and society in all we do. Playing our role in addressing the climate emergency for a sustainable and prosperous future.

    Read more about Sustainability
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    Experienced Hires

    Keen to take on new challenges and greater responsibility? At Sir Robert McAlpine, you will find the opportunities you need to take your career to the next level.

    Read more about Experienced Hires
  4. Trades Careers


    Whilst some trade professionals are recruited directly in one or two regions, the vast majority will be engaged through our Managed Service Provider.

    Read more about Trades
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    Early Careers

    Whether you’re a school leaver, student or graduate, we can provide the perfect launch pad for your career.

    Read more about Early Careers
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    Meet The Team

    Meet some of the diverse and talented employees who make our business what it is. Hear their stories and see why they’re proud to be part of the team.

    Read more about Meet The Team