Vacancy details

Division
Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure
Ref
68910
Vacancy title
Year Out Placement (Construction Site Management)
Function(s)
Construction Management
Contract type
Year out placement
Region
London/Home Counties
Location(s)
London
Description

“Talented People are the Key to Our Success”

At Morgan Sindall we offer you a team you can trust and a place to make your mark. With a 3,500 strong workforce, a turnover of c. £1.4 billion and growing you might expect to be a small fish in a big pond; but our decentralised way of working makes being part of the Morgan Sindall team feel different to other big companies. We are fast moving and trust our people to make the best decisions for themselves, our customers and our company.

What you will get

We are set up as a place where you can do your best work and you will get the opportunity to be a part of the UK’s most interesting and complex construction projects. We offer a competitive starting salary, a range of development opportunities and benefits.

Where you will work

We deliver public and private sector projects and frameworks from £50,000 to more than £1 billion. We have been appointed on some of the UK’s most complex construction and engineering schemes.

Morgan Sindall Construction London

With a passion to serve customers we have developed a professional, understated approach, where our people in London are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve Perfect Delivery.

The success of this strategy to: find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book in excess of £100m, giving us the stability to fully focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.

Who we want

We are looking for people who are genuinely interested in our company and have a passion for the sector. Our most successful students have a positive attitude, want to learn and work well with others. Academic record is important, but it’s not the only thing we look at. We pride ourselves on having an inclusive workplace and recently won the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development award for best Diversity and Inclusion.

As an Industrial placement student within our business, you will assist the site team with the day to day running and managing of the site. Familiarise yourself with responsibilities and procedures which are to be followed, develop understanding of what makes a project successful and liaise with other construction professionals. Some key responsibilities will include;

  • Collating and maintaining documentation and schedules
  • Keeping good standard of daily site records
  • Learning about specific construction tasks and activities
  • Effectively communicating between project and site teams
  • Monitoring of quality and safety performance on site

Our Placement Programme

We offer 12 month industrial placements to students looking for a year in industry as part of their degree.  The programme has been designed to give you the best possible exposure to our business, during the year you will be involved in some or all of the following areas, depending on your discipline:

  • Engineering
  • Contract planning
  • Preconstruction
  • Quantity Surveying/Commercial
  • Safety, Health & Environment
  • Site Management
  • Tender Planning

What you’ll gain

You’ll gain valuable experience by working on real projects and alongside graduates and experienced professionals.  We also encourage and support our undergraduates to start gathering evidence relating to the professional institution structured development programme, relevant to your discipline.

Upon completion of the programme, you could leave with a graduate job offer and sponsorship for your final year at university

What happens next?

You will be contacted by phone for an initial interview and if successful attend an Assessment Centre Day in London at the end of December 2019.  We also may ask you to complete a Predictive Index Behavioural Assessment prior to interview.

So if you are enthusiastic, hardworking and like to challenge the norm – please apply now.

 

 

 

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