Why Balfour Beatty?

Why Balfour Beatty?

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Our values at Balfour Beatty

Talk positively

We have great projects and an exciting pipeline of work.
There are many things that Balfour Beatty does as a company to be proud of and share.

Collaborate relentlessly

We have the know-how, the assets and the relationships inside and beyond Balfour Beatty.
We're strongest when we work together.

Encourage constantly

There are great people in this company, with so much expertise to pass on.
We have highly experienced people coming in at every level and we encourage employees to help others grow.


Five reasons to work with Balfour Beatty

1) Iconic projects and vital services

Your expertise will help us build our world class projects. At Balfour Beatty, we create the structures and services that transform the world around us. We operate, finance, develop, build and maintain vital infrastructure that supports everyday life. Working together, we will shape the future of our industry.

Your role is key to the success of our business – whether you are working on a prestigious construction project, vital rail link, crucial utilities or helping to keep our business running smoothly through one of our enabling functions.

Find out more about our projects here.

2) A future-focused business

Your ideas today will transform the industry tomorrow. New technologies are transforming our industry and shaping the way we work. We are researching, developing and implementing digital tools that are driving change. With your help, we will create a safer, more sustainable future.

Find out more about our vision for our industry here.

3) Expert training and development opportunities

Our people are building the future. We know that training and investing in our experts is the only way to drive our business forward. We use a set of comprehensive frameworks to assess and train our people. This ensures you have the right training to help you succeed and progress in your chosen career path.

Our structured training and assessment schemes are designed to support and encourage all our employees.

4) A commitment to diversity, fairness, inclusion and respect

Everybody thrives in an environment that accepts and embraces difference. We are dedicated to creating a fair and inclusive workplace, where everybody feels comfortable and can perform at their best. Our Affinity Networks support our employees and encourage understanding and collaboration. We encourage all employees to join the networks as an ally. You can find out more about the networks here.

5) We’re driving our industry forward

As part of the UK’s biggest infrastructure business, you will make your mark on the services and structures that underpin our daily lives.

With over 100 years’ experience, we create and care for the infrastructure that enables societies and economies to grow. We work throughout the UK and USA, with businesses in Canada and South East Asia. Our expert teams are trusted to deliver a wide range of services across a variety of sectors. 

Working with us, you will develop the skills and abilities you. We have the broad range of capabilities and extensive experience to ensure you get the best possible support, training and opportunities for your progression.

To find out more about our performance, you can read our 2016 Annual Report here.

Balfour Beatty - What we do

For over a century we have shaped the world we live in, pioneering new technologies and transforming the built environment. We invest locally and build sustainably to connect communities and create the infrastructure that underpins our daily lives. #expertengineers