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Looking to get your career off to a strong start?

Recently graduated? Get your career off to a strong start at SES! No previous experience is required. All you need is a passion for the built environment, motivation to learn and the drive to excel in your career.

If you’re looking for a role full of innovation, opportunity and variety, then you’re in the right place. Here are some of the core benefits our Graduate Programme will give you.

  • We support you to become chartered and offer competitive industry pay.
  • We pride ourselves in recruiting graduates from all disciplines. No matter what your degree subject or background, we’ll train you up towards a construction career.
  • We’ll rotate you around our business, ensuring you get a full breadth of experience across our variety of departments and disciplines.
  • You’ll receive structured development and a combination of technical and behavioural training. This will set you up with everything you need to excel in your career, both personally and professionally.
  • Enjoy fantastic opportunities to make an impact. We love to empower our graduates with responsibility including opportunities to work on multi-million-pound projects.
  • You’ll receive professional mentorship and guidance as well as great exposure to our senior leaders.
  • Many of our graduates have gone on to have long, successful careers at SES. With our business spanning across a number of disciplines, the long-term career opportunities are endless, as is the earning potential!

Our Vacancies

Quantity Surveying Management Trainee Programme

Do you enjoy working with numbers? Want to manage the finances of multi-million-pound projects? Then our Quantity Surveying Management Trainee Programme may be the pathway for you.

The Quantity Surveying teams within SES are largely responsible for the contractual and financial management of a project. A combination of law, business and finance skills are used to manage relationships with key stakeholders including clients, designers, sub-contractors and suppliers. Our commercial teams play a vital role in the construction of our projects.

As an SES Quantity Surveying trainee, you will be involved in assisting with:

  • Procurement and payment of sub-contractors
  • Preparing tender and contract documents
  • Producing commercial reports
  • Ensuring that our projects are financially viable
  • Safeguarding our commercial position


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Planning Management Trainee Programme

Keen to be involved in mapping the steps that bring our projects to life? If so, then our Planner Management Programme may be the pathway for you.

Our planners are positioned at the forefront of our  projects, making sure they are built with the right resources to the correct quality and cost, on time and safely.

As an SES Planning Trainee, you will be involved in:

  • Defining each aspect of a project and choosing the best methods to complete them
  • Estimating activity durations and resource requirements
  • Defining the work tasks and relationships required to deliver the project
  • Creating, maintaining and reviewing construction schedules and plans
  • Dealing with external contractors and suppliers to organise the many phases of the construction development


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Estimating Management Trainee Programme

Are you a forward thinker? Want to help us win multi-million-pound contracts? Then our Estimator Management Programme might be the right pathway for you.

Estimators hold a pivotal role within pre-construction and are responsible for estimating the costs of a building project. They work with all the other functions (design, building services, planning and site team) to understand their requirements and express them in an estimate which can then be offered as part of the work winning process. The cost of a project is usually the most important factor when a customer decides which company to work with.

As an SES Estimator trainee, you will be involved in:

  • Researching materials, equipment and labour costs
  • Gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Assessing the levels of risk on a project
  • Analysing company data, exchange rates and prices using software packages
  • Preparing and submitting quotations for work
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities


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Building Services Management Trainee Programme

If you’re interested in design and like putting your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test, then our Building Services Management Trainee Programme may be the pathway for you.

Building Services manage the complex systems that bring a building to life. Managing the living and working environment on a project can range from controlling the temperature, lighting, data, fire systems and much more, to designing and planning the installation of these services.

Our Building Services Management Trainee Programme is an important step towards becoming a Building Services professional. You will be expected to engage in on-the-job training in key elements of construction, including mechanical and electrical engineering, design, planning, health and safety, operations and commercial.

As an SES Building Services Engineer trainee, you will be involved in:

  • Advising on cost-effective and energy efficient systems
  • Drawing up plans, using computer-aided design and building information modelling software
  • Testing systems and making changes to plans where necessary
  • Monitoring the installation of services and managing their maintenance once the building is completed
  • Making sure all building services meet health and safety requirements and environmental legislation


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