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Bouygues Energies & Services invests heavily in Early Careers, offering excellent personal and professional development opportunities, a strong support network and competitive reward package. We offer structured apprenticeship and graduate training schemes, designed to develop the business’ future leaders.

We also recognise the importance of developing the next generation of engineers, and actively partner with schools, colleges and universities to promote careers within the sector. As part of our ‘Step BY Step’ educational outreach scheme, we provide mentoring and work placement opportunities to undergraduate engineering students from local universities.

BYES Apprenticeship Scheme

We employ apprentices across our business, from Facilities Management to Engineering Contracting to Infrastructure and Support Services. We offer a range of opportunities from Intermediate (level 2) to Higher including Degree level. Apprentices are given real responsibility from day one of their programme, and are assigned a workplace mentor to support their development.

Apprentices benefit from access to bespoke learning and development opportunities, including mentoring, quarterly networking forums and outward bound development workshops.

Our apprenticeship opportunities are advertised on an ongoing basis throughout the year, via the ‘Find an Apprenticeship’ service on the GOV.UK website.

BYES Graduate Scheme

Established in 2004, Bouygues Energies & Services graduate training scheme is industry-respected, offering graduates all the benefits of a large international group, whilst retaining the collaborative and supportive feel of a family business. During the two-year scheme, graduates undertake flexible rotations across our different business functions to help define their future career path.

Graduates can choose to join one of the following schemes:

  • Engineering: Our engineering graduates work with high profile clients and customers across the sector, and work on some of the most innovative projects. Typical rotations include: FM Projects, Mechanical and Electrical Design, Solar Farms, Waste-to-Energy Plants, Nuclear Power Plants, Data Centres and Energy Performance Monitoring.
  • General Management: Our general management graduates typically undertake three to four [RE1] rotations including; FM Operations, Quality, Safety and Environment (QSE), Commercial/Financial Management, Project Management, Human Resources/Learning & Development and Business Development.
  • Finance: Our finance graduates undertake set rotations across Commercial Management, Finance and Procurement. As part of the scheme, finance graduates also undertake the CIMA or ACCA professional accountancy qualification, which is fully funded.

Graduates have access to a range of learning and development opportunities, including innovative operational and management development training, 1-1 coaching based on psychometric assessment, career coaching, CPD and bespoke outward bound competency-development workshops. Bouygues Energies & Services fully support graduates in achieving professional qualifications and Chartership following the scheme, and have support systems in place to champion this.

Graduates joining Bouygues Energies & Services receive an annual salary of £25,000 with regular pay review, a competitive annual leave allowance, private health insurance, Company pension plan and industry-leading career development opportunities.

Our graduate opportunities are advertised from January each year, with our recruitment process taking place from January – April. All opportunities are advertised on our vacancies pages.


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