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Nuclear Business Unit Graduate Programme 2024

Contract type:
Pre-construction, Commercial, Engineering, Graduate
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Our 2024 intake is now open and will close at midnight on 14 January 2024  


 Engineering - Civil, Mechanical, Mechanical, Commercial Quantity Surveyor, Planner, Construction Management and Electrical Control and Instrumentation disciplines. 



Cumbria - Commercial Quantity Surveyor, Electrical Control and Instrumentation, Mechanical, Planner, Construction Management

Warrington - Planner, Construction Management, Mechanical  

Scotland - West of Glasgow - Mechanical and Civil


Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK Infrastructure and Construction industry? 


Come and join our next 2-year Nuclear structured graduate development programme 


Who we are at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure 

“We deliver some of the UK’s most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of Highways, Energy, Water, Nuclear, Rail and Aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through our innovative and responsible infrastructure. 
Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion” 


Nuclear Business  

We are looking for engineering and science graduates to join our 2-year structured development programme commencing in September 2024.  

You’ll be joining an extensive and exciting portfolio of projects during an unprecedented period of growth, these projects are some of the nuclear industry’s most complex and challenging projects. 

Our projects are built with our belief of being a responsible business and delivering change, whether forpeople, our environment, communities, or UK nuclear. 

You can choose from a wide range of technical graduate positions including, but not limited to, Engineering and Project Management roles in Civil, Mechanical, Structural, Commercial Quantity surveyor, Architectural and Electrical disciplines. 

What you'll get 

MSI Nuclear offers more than just salary and benefits; we prioritise personal development and professional qualifications. Our current, previous and future graduates form the next generation of leaders, providing exposure and interaction with senior management.  

You can learn more about the great benefits we have for you here,

Our Graduate Programme 

We cover a variety of technical training coupled with personal development, combining real-world experience to strengthen discipline-specific skills and advance personal growth. Along with our early careers team, we will provide you with full support as you advance as an engineer, manager, and eventually leader of our company. This support will take the form of a professional scheme mentor, buddy, and supportive line manager who will assist you in achieving chartership with your particular professional institute.    

What will you be doing? 
As a nuclear graduate, you may be assigned to an in-flight project to ensure engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning are completed safely, to the highest standard, on schedule, and on budget.

You might work with our design delivery partners and be integrated into our pre-construction teams to make sure the designs adhere to strict nuclear standards and our constructability criteria. Utilizing digital technologies and working in 3D Building Information Modelling (BIM) allows you to accurately plan and manage the construction and commissioning operations while bringing the concept to life.

As you work towards chartered status, you will acquire expertise in technical, project management, commercial, contractual, sustainable, safe, and quality areas. Other duties may include: 

  • Supporting the management of allocated subcontract and their associated activities from receipt of design, through manufacturing and installation phases, to final account and project handover
  • Supporting a multi-discipline team to coordinate and administer the contracts they are assigned for successful outcomes
  • Support integration of contracts assigned withing the wider project scope, coordinating with engineering, project and construction management colleagues
  • Represent Morgan Sindall Infrastructure and the project in collaborative engagements with our customers, supply chain and key stakeholders
  • Support the team in achieving Perfect Delivery for our customers

What job roles and locations are available?

Cumbria - Commercial Quantity Surveyor, Electrical Control and Instrumentation, Mechanical, Planner, Construction Management

Warrington - Planner, Construction Management, Mechanical 

Scotland - West of Glasgow - Mechanical and Civil

What qualifications do I require?  
A degree (or equivalent) in Science, Engineering or Technology at 2.2 or above.

The degree must be accredited by the Engineering Council to gain Chartership status

  • Ideally you will have had some exposure to a construction / engineering environment

Other Considerations 

  • You must have the ability to travel to remote site locations
  • Have some flexibility to stay away from home
  • Work location would be subject to change depending on project development, and business needs. Subsistence and travel costs will be provided, based on company policy and eligibility

Your role will require the following skills   

(It is expected you will already have at least a foundation in the following areas, and have the willingness to develop further) 

  • Generate ideas when given a clear brief
  • Develop ideas by considering different perspectives
  • Set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them
  • Look for opportunities in demanding situations
  • Speak engagingly by using fact and examples to support your point
  • Demonstrate listening skills by using open questions to deepen your understanding
  • Help others to stay positive, by helping them to see opportunities
  • Contribute to group decision making, whilst recognising the value of others ideas
  • Manage time and share resources to support completing tasks
  • Work well with others by understanding and respecting diversity of thought, cultures, beliefs and backgrounds

Additional information: 

Nuclear Early Careers Virtual Event 

We are holding a Virtual Open Afternoon – 

Further information and registration


Application dates

2024 are now open and will close at midnight on 14 January 2024  

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications at the earliest opportunity, as we will be reviewing and considering applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The recruitment process may close once a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we recommend submitting your application promptly to ensure consideration for this position. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to reviewing your application

Selection Process 

The selection process includes an online application form and submission of your CV. If you pass the initial assessment, you will be invited to a one day- assessment centre, which includes a leadership & team group exercise and a panel interview.  

Assessment Centres will be held on WC 8 April 2024  

Application Closing Date 14/1/24


Email [email protected]

Please register your interest for 2025 + 

 [email protected] 


Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited as a Disability Confident employer.  We have also been awarded platinum accreditation against the Investors in People Standard.

Please note Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. We have a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.

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