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We offer a broad range of opportunities

  1. Construction site operations
  2. Construction support services
  3. Business support

Application tips

Make a good impression from the very beginning

We're looking for talented people like you, with the drive, skills and ambition to make a big impact on our future success. Here are a few hints and tips on how to make your application stand out.

Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips

  1. Step 1
    • Apply

      Apply online by registering and uploading your CV.

  2. Step 2
    • Keep checking back

      Our jobs are updated on a daily basis.

  3. Step 3
Your CV / Application

Your CV/Application

  1. Step 1
    • Summarise

      Start with a summary that highlights your key achievements.

  2. Step 2
    • Simplify

      Keep things clear and simple. Be concise, you can always elaborate at your interview.

  3. Step 3
    • Remember your job description

      Refer to the job description - mention how your skills, competencies and experiences match what we're looking for.

  4. Step 4
    • Mention any periods away from work

      Explain any gaps in your work history - if you took a career break or travelled the world.

  5. Step 5
    • List relevant qualifications

      Academic and professional qualifications - list these in chronological order.

  6. Step 6
    • Think about your audience

      Tailor your CV or application to make sure your information makes an impact.

Your Interview

Your Interview

  1. Step 1
    • Be yourself

      We want to see and get to know the ‘real’ you, so be open, honest and sell yourself.

  2. Step 2
    • Be prepared

      Re-read your CV or application and think about what questions we might ask, so you can be well prepared for the interview.

  3. Step 3
    • Be punctual

      Give yourself plenty of time and arrive early.

  4. Step 4
    • Do your homework

      Take a close look at our website to get to know more about GRAHAM Construction, our projects and the role you’re applying for.

  5. Step 5
    • Plan ahead

      Think about how your experience demonstrates our values and matches the skills required for the role.

  6. Step 6
    • Ask questions

      Prepare your own insightful questions, so you can learn more about GRAHAM Construction, our team and the role.

GRAHAM Construction: not just people, but the right people

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Your questions answered

Here you can find the answers to some of our most Frequently Asked Questions.

What can I expect to earn?

We offer highly competitive starting salaries and good potential for career advancement based on personal performance. We also provide an excellent benefits package that includes a pension, contributory private healthcare, life assurance, a car or allowance for essential users and 33 days’ holiday.

How long will we retain your details?

We'll hold your details on our careers database for up to 12 months. If a vacancy matches your skills and ambitions during this time, we’ll contact you to let you know more about the opportunity. All of our personal data is stored securely and is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998.

When can I expect to hear back once I've submitted my application?

We’ll email you to confirm that we’ve received your application. Shortly after the vacancy closing date, we’ll let you know the outcome of your application.

What’s the application process for placement and graduate development programmes?
  • Applications - you can apply from October to the end of January
  • Interviews - take place in February and March either on campus or at one of our regional offices
  • Start date - between June and September
What is the company policy on work permits?

We’re only able to consider your application if you’re eligible to live and work in the UK. This includes all citizens of the European Economic area, work permit holders and Commonwealth citizens who have been given leave to enter the UK on the basis of a grandparent being born in the UK.

Where can I expect to be located when I join GRAHAM Construction?

Your role will determine where you’re based. You could be out on site directly working on different building, civil engineering or interior fit-out projects. Or you could be based at one of our offices across the UK and Ireland. If you work away from home, you’ll receive company sponsored accommodation, generous allowances and additional benefits.

  • Graduates and placement students - you could be based in any of our operating regions depending on project availability
  • Apprentices and summer placements - you’ll be based in your home region