Laing O'Rourke

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We are Laing O’Rourke. We design, manufacture, engineer and build iconic buildings and complex infrastructure projects used by millions of people every day. It’s our mission to be the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

To achieve that, we’re changing the way we work, using the very latest digital tools and platforms. And we’re always looking to create structures that will help build a better future for everyone. We are proud to work on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK, from Europe’s largest infrastructure programme, Tideway, to Manchester Airport Terminal 2 expansion, Hinkley Point C and Edinburgh St James shopping complex.

Our success depends on our engineering excellence, together with the adoption of new technologies and a sustained investment in talent, especially our early careers programmes for students, graduates and apprentices. Join us as a School & College Leaver and you’ll have the opportunity to work on some amazing projects with some exceptional people. Our five-year School & College Leaver programme combines studying for an accredited higher & degree apprenticeship with on-the-job experience.

You’ll work alongside experienced professionals on live projects, and attend college/university at the same time. Throughout you’ll learn innovative engineering and construction techniques, and get to know colleagues who’ll continue to support you throughout your career at LOR. 

School leaver opportunities

We are Laing O’Rourke. We design and build iconic buildings and complex infrastructure projects used by millions of people every day - and we’re always looking to create structures that will help build a better future for everyone. Our expertise allows us to work on some of the largest and most complex projects in existence. Join us as a School & College Leaver and you’ll have the opportunity to work on some amazing projects with some exceptional people. 

Our five-year School & College Leaver programme combines studying for an accredited degree with real on-the-job experience. You’ll work alongside experienced Laing O’Rourke professionals on live projects, and attend university at the same time.  Throughout you’ll learn innovative engineering and construction techniques, and get to know colleagues who’ll continue to support you throughout your career at LOR. 

We have opportunities for School & College Leavers in the following areas: Civil Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Planning and Procurement.

Apprenticeships

We also offer apprenticeships which provide practice-based training for people who want to learn new skills and gain qualifications while working.  As a Laing O’Rourke apprentice you will work with experienced tradesmen and construction professionals while completing a structured programme of study. All of this will allow you to develop a broad set of technical and trade skills, while achieving a recognised qualification.

Visit our website to find out more and apply. We ask that you have or are on target to achieve 3 Cs at GCSE in Maths, English and Science and have a passion for working in the construction industry.

Salary & benefits

Laing O'Rourke offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all employees. To find out more click here!

Requirements

To be eligible for our school-leaver programme you will need to be on track to achieve either three A-levels at grade C or above or an equivalent qualification.

For the apprenticeship programme, we ask that you have or are on target to achieve 3 Cs at GCSE in Maths, English and Science and have a passion for working in the construction industry.

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We are open now for on-line applications so please visit our website to apply directly.

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