2023 - Graduate Assistant Digital Engineer

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2023 - Graduate Assistant Digital Engineer (3210)

Job Title: Graduate Assistant Digital Engineer  

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.  

To make this more exciting, we're embarking on a Digital Transformation programme which will encompass all areas of the business and our projects lifecycle. This creates an exciting and varied career opportunity.

If your curious about: Building Information Modelling (BIM), immersive technology, automation, modelling, digital twins and similar, then this role will be an interest to you.


Role Overview 

An Assistant Digital Engineer has the opportunity to be involved with a range of our digital activities within our business streams. For example, these opportunities could be:

  • Digital: Project based digital construction and engineering roles
  • Digital: Time, cost and visualisation roles
  • Digital: Systems, automation, modelling and technology (e.g., AR/VR) roles
  • Digital information roles

An Assistant Digital Engineer will provide valuable support to our Digital function as we deliver our business priorities and client requirements. These opportunities relate to the design stages, involvement with our supply-chain or manufacture capabilities, or the on-site build and handover stages of our exciting projects.

Throughout your career with us, you will be given the development and support from our experienced teams and work within an environment which allows you to thrive.



Dependent on project or team allocation.


Degree Subjects   

Civil Engineering, Architectural Technology, Building Services, Structural Engineering, or a similar construction related degree will be considered  


Professional Accreditation  

Depending on your degree subject: ICE, IET, CIOB, RICS, RIBA or another suitable professionally accredited route  


The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  


Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable 
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills 
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation  
  • Your degree classification should be 2:2 or higher  
  • Entry degrees will be listed within each of our graduate vacancies and differ from role to role


**The Graduate Development Programme will commence in September 2023**

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Private Medical Insurance
Life Assurance
Personal Accident and Injury Insurance
Income Protection
Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
Annual Leave
Discounts Portal
Online Doctor
Voluntary Benefits
Work-Life Benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Company Car / Car Allowance (*Role dependant)
Diversity and Inclusion

We value and care about difference at Laing O’Rourke and believe a diverse team drives innovation.

We are a global multicultural business committed to the inclusion of all employees, enabling everyone to feel accepted, respected & valued for being themselves.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

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