Careers

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.

Meet the team

  1. Max Hacon

    Max Hacon - Graduate Engineer

    After graduating in Civil Engineering at Bristol University, Max joined us in January 2018. We caught up with him to find out more about the start of his career with us.

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  2. Ella Mills

    Ella Mills - Apprentice

    Ella is undertaking a Planning Apprenticeship, whilst studying Construction Management at London Southbank Uni. We caught up with Ella to learn about her experiences so far.

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  3. Robert Leach - BIM Co-ordinator

    Robert studied Computer Games Modelling and Animation at the University of Derby, and then joined a major contractor in their Building Information Modelling function. We spoke to Robert about working in BIM at Sir Robert McAlpine.

    Read more about Robert Leach - BIM Co-ordinator
  4. Luigi Pettinato

    Luigi Pettinato - Graduate Engineer

    Luigi completed his studies and started out on his engineering career in his home country of Italy. We were pleased to welcome him to our team in May 2018, after he had relocated to the UK. We spoke to him about the move and his experiences with us.

    Read more about Luigi Pettinato - Graduate Engineer
  5. Jack Arnold

    Jack Arnold - Engineer

    Jack joined the business in 2014 after two placements with us during his degree in Construction Engineering Management at Loughborough University. We caught up with him to get his take on working at Sir Robert McAlpine.

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  6. Shauna Farrell - Construction Manager

    Shauna joined us a graduate after studying Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham, and has since worked on projects including the new American Embassy. We spoke to her about her career to date – and what it’s like to work on her current project, the Elizabeth Tower.

    Read more about Shauna Farrell - Construction Manager
  7. Peter Vlaar

    Peter Vlaar - Senior BIM Manager

    After studying Building Engineering in the Netherlands, Peter started his career as a 3D modeller in 2008, then joined a large Dutch contractor as a BIM Specialist in 2011 – before joining us in 2017. We spoke to Peter about his decision to join us and what it’s like to work here.

    Read more about Peter Vlaar - Senior BIM Manager
  8. Placement Student Sam Davey

    Sam Davey - Student Quantity Surveryor

    Sam is one of the undergraduate students we are sponsoring through their studies. As he is currently on his Industrial Placement year with us, we took the opportunity to chat to him about his experiences and plans for the future.

    Read more about Sam Davey - Student Quantity Surveryor
  9. Stuart Pendleton

    Stuart Pendleton - BID Manager

    Stuart had worked in construction management on both the client-side and contractor-side before he joined us in summer 2018 as a Bid Manager. We spoke to him about his move and his first impressions of the company.

    Read more about Stuart Pendleton - BID Manager
  10. Charmaine Myers

    Karla Jiggins - Quantity Surveyor

    Karla is one of many members of our team who’ve achieved over ten years’ service at Sir Robert McAlpine. Unusually for a Quantity Surveyor, she initially graduated and worked in Human Resources. We spoke to her about her switch and her career here.

    Read more about Karla Jiggins - Quantity Surveyor
  11. Helen Denham - Sustainability Manager

    Helen started her career as a Veterinary Nurse and went on to work in Wildlife Conservation and Land Management. After achieving an Open University Human Geography Degree at 38, she joined the construction industry.

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  12. Mark Boyland - Design Manager

    Mark studied architecture in New Zealand and worked in a small design practice in Wellington before heading to the UK. Once here he completed his professional qualifications, and worked in a number of roles, before joining us. We caught up with him to learn more about his experiences.

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  13. David Neil - Quantity Surveyor

    A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, David joined us in 2015 after spending the first eight years of his career with a major contractor. He has already worked on the Chapel Wharf project – we caught up with him on his latest project, Embankment West.

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  14. Harry Nabbs - Graduate Engineer

    Harry graduated from the University of Manchester in 2017, with a degree in Civil Engineering. After working initially for Carillion, he joined us as Graduate Engineer in 2018. We caught up with Harry to find out about his experiences with us.

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    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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    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.

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    Trades

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

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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.

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  5. Meet the Team

    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.

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  6. Inclusion

    Family is an enduring value at Sir Robert McAlpine. We value and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique – and we understand that diverse teams are richer, more creative and productive.

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