2022 Summer Placement - Construction


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Morgan Sindall Construction
Vacancy title
2022 Summer Placement - Construction
Commercial, Construction, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time fixed term contract
UK (Central & West, North West, Scotland )

“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 6,700 strong workforce, a turnover of c. £3.1 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 schemes.

The following business units looking for vacation placements from summer 2022

  • Central & West (Cardiff & Slough)
  • North West (Manchester)
  • Scotland Central (Motherwell)

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 along with Platinum accreditation with Investors in People.


Our Vacation Placement Programme

We offer vacation placements for any duration between four to twelve weeks, usually in the summer.  The vacation placement will give you a valuable insight into the work we do.  You will be assigned to a project or placed in an office where you can support our day-to-day operations.  You will have a dedicated supervisor who will work with you to ensure you get the best from the placement.

On a Vacation Placement within our business, the main purpose will be to ensure you gain a clear understanding of what a career in Construction could entail and to give you hands on work experience in the Industry. Some aspects will be

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


What you’ll gain 

You’ll gain valuable experience by working on real projects and alongside graduates and experienced professionals.  Upon completion of the placement you could leave with an offer of sponsorship for your remaining years at university as well as the opportunity to complete further placements at Morgan Sindall. 


What happens next?

You will be contacted by phone for an initial interview on Microsoft Teams.  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.  Closing dates vary locally so apply ASAP.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.


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