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We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.


Starting your career journey at Laing O'Rourke means entering a place where our purpose and values are key to how we leave positive impact on the world we live in. You will join a programme that is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities through stretch and challenge. Your voice will be heard, and you will be supported by a business that sees investment in the next generation of talent as a priority. 

Five minutes with Junior Satimburwa

Junior Satimburwa is a finance graduate, working for Laing O’Rourke in our head office in Dartford.

Junior Satimburwa
I wanted to work for a company that was making a tangible difference to the lives of the greater community, and the construction industry met that criteria.

Helpful documents

Early talent programme brochure

Click here to view our early talent programme brochure.

Guide for parents and teachers

Click here to read the guide for parents and teachers.

Programme structure and career progression

Programme structure  

Our graduate programme is structured to give you practical experience, technical learning, personal and professional development to help you achieve your career goals. In just under three years your programme journey will include bespoke development modules, support from experienced managers and clear guidance from chartership routes to the appropriate professional body. You will also find support through programme Alumni and the many sub committees and communities we have in the business. 

Career progression 

The graduate development programme provides you with the foundation to continue your growth within Laing O’Rourke. We offer a range of further learning opportunities and staff development programmes to ensure our people can flourish and achieve their career goals.

Rewards & benefits

  • Private medical insurance  

  • Life assurance  

  • Personal accident & injury insurance  

  • Income protection  

  • Pension – basic & enhanced schemes  

  • Annual Leave  

  • Discounts portal  

  • Online doctor  

  • Voluntary benefits  

  • Work-life benefits  

  • Employee Assistance Programme  

  • Car/Travel Allowance (Role Dependent)  


Entry requirements & application process

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:    

  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation    
  • A degree classification of 2:2 or higher    
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role 
  • Strong communication, numerical and literacy skills  
  • Fully mobile (role dependent) - you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Successful candidates must by the start of their employment have permission to work in the UK  

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