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Graduate programme

VolkerWessels UK offers a number of graduate and placement opportunities, across the civil engineering and construction sectors including rail, highways, airport, marine, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure; where you will get to work on some of the country’s biggest infrastructure and building projects.

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Our graduate programmes are a three-year experience, developing your skills to make you a future leader within the business. We recruit graduates on their potential and give them the opportunity to develop in their role, within a structured framework programme. Graduate opportunities are available in:


Civil, electrical and mechanical engineering is core to what we do, from creating new road and rail networks to erecting bridges and constructing new buildings, our engineering graduates have the opportunity to develop innovative engineering and construction solutions on some of the UK’s biggest construction projects.

Quantity surveying

With an order book of over £1.5bn and projects ranging from £10,000 up to £300m, we offer one of the best opportunities to develop your skills to become a leading quantity surveyor. You will receive training and mentorship from some of the industry’s best, ensuring your ability to manage and control the costs of major multidisciplinary projects from tender to post completion.

Construction management

Being able to help our clients develop the best strategy for their projects, showcasing innovative techniques to use and ensuring a legacy for tomorrow, is vital. Our graduates have the opportunity to work across the UK on some of the biggest and most complex projects the country has seen in over two decades; working with some of the best project managers, designers and in house service teams to become empowered leaders of tomorrow.

Corporate services

Our in house functions are vital to ensuring the smooth running of our projects.As one of the top contractors in the UK, it is of paramount importance that we provide benchmark services to ensure we retain and improve industry recognition, develop innovative ideas and adapt to changing market environments.

We focus on providing the unique support that each company requires to achieving their business objectives, whilst ensuring consistency of information, systems and procedures across the group.

Alongside our internal support, we also offer a combination of programmes that can lead to professional accreditations, with your chosen institute.

To apply for our graduate programme or to sign up for job alerts please visit https://jobs.volkerwessels.co.uk/