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These top engineering companies are this year’s QUEST sponsors. They include a mix of consulting and contracting firms. Watch the videos and presentations to learn more about what they do, prepare for your interview and get a better understanding of the civil engineering industry.

With us, you’ll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things in a different way and want to build a better world. We’re driven to discovering new ways to answer the world’s biggest challenges, to help clients bring complex projects to life and ultimately make a difference to people’s lives globally.

SNC-Lavalin are a fully integrated professional services and project management company. Together, Atkins and SNC-Lavalin create one of the largest global engineering and project management consultancies in the world, with approximately 50,000 employees, operating across 50 countries. With Atkins, you’ll be in great company.

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BakerHicks are a design, engineering and project delivery company specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, from design and construction, to handover and operational management.

Founded in 1957, they have over 1,000 employees, across 14 locations in the UK and Europe. Partnering with companies across the globe, their multi-disciplinary experts employ the latest in digital technologies to deliver complete project solutions for clients in the aviation, defence, life sciences and industry, nuclear, power, public and rail sectors in the most efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable way.

BakerHicks are part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with a revenue of c.£3.2 billion and which operates through five divisions of Construction & Infrastructure, Fit Out, Property Services, Partnership Housing and Urban Regeneration.

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BAM Nuttall across a number of sectors including road, rail, airports, tunnelling, energy, waste, water, nuclear, flood defence and maritime. Specialist geotechnical projects are also undertaken by our BAM Ritchies division.

The company has over 3000 directly employed staff and an annual turnover of approximately £800 million.

Currently we are delivering a number of challenging projects including Silvertown Tunnel, Falklands Port Expansion, Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing, Hinkley Point nuclear power station, HS2 and framework projects for Highways England, Network Rail and the Environment Agency.

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Across the Cala Group, we are passionate about finding you your dream home, and delivering exceptional service along the way.

Founded in 1875 and building premium homes for over forty years, today Cala continues to apply the same guiding principles of exceptional design and build, meeting stringent standards and offering value for money in a wide range of sought-after locations.

Throughout Scotland, the Midlands, and the South East of England we build premium homes with sensitivity and consideration. We take great pride not just in our product, but also in the outstanding levels of service we give to our homebuyers.

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Costain helps to improve people’s lives by creating connected, sustainable infrastructure that enables people and the planet thrive. We shape, create and deliver pioneering solutions that transform the performance of the infrastructure ecosystem across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets.

Our ambition is to become a net zero business by 2035, while enhancing biodiversity and natural capital, and we have plans in place to deliver this.

We have a vibrant, challenging and growing business - an environment that provides tremendous opportunities for everybody. We're looking for curious, collaborative and courageous people who'll help transform the infrastructure ecosystem.

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The Environment Agency protects people and the environment, helps wildlife to thrive and promotes sustainable development.

Climate change is the biggest challenge we face. It poses the greatest threat to our economy, environment, health, and way of life. The increased risk of flooding and coastal change that it brings is significant. Flooding of any kind is horrendous. Erosion destroys.

If you were to join us, you would be part of a team working to reduce flood and coastal risk to millions of people across England. Look at our brochure to see if the challenge is right for you.

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Ferrovial is global provider of infrastructure, delivering end-to-end capabilities over the entire asset lifecycle − leaving our diverse client base with a positive legacy for future generations.

We are committed to shaping the future of our society through a continuous focus on talent, integrity, safety, sustainability and innovation. Our approach to innovation pushes the boundaries of engineering ingenuity to pioneer transformation in the infrastructure and mobility sectors. This integrated approach maximises synergies to continuously deliver high standards of safety, efficiency, value, quality and sustainability.

Ferrovial Construction is the construction division of the Ferrovial group and delivers value-driven, multidisciplinary, design and construction solutions across varied sectors worldwide in transport, energy and water.

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Galliford Try is one of the UK’s leading Construction groups, working to improve the UK’s built environment and to develop lasting change for the communities we work in.

Our vision is to be a people-orientated, progressive business. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practices and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values which are excellence, passion, integrity & collaboration. We are committed to achieving our Sustainable Growth Strategy which focuses on sustainability, driven by digitalisation, decarbonisation and social value is at its heart, responding to stakeholders needs and increasing the long-term operational and financial resilience of our organisation. We have pledged to achieve Net Zero Carbon across our own operations by 2030 and Net Zero Carbon across all activities by 2045 at the latest.

We have already made significant progress in reducing our carbon by 62% from 2012 to 2020 by focusing on the areas which contribute to the majority of its carbon emissions. Some of the initiatives to reduce carbon include our fleet, where 36% of our fleet is now either electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles, promoting the use of electric or alternative fuel fleet on our sites and operating our Agile Working policy since 2018 to maximise the use of technology, reduce travel and improve work-life balance.

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GRAHAM is a privately-owned company with an impressive 200-year history built on integrity and responsibility.

Specialising in building, civil engineering, interior fit-out, facilities management and investments, we deliver some of the most cutting-edge and prestigious projects in our industry.

Operating through a network of regional offices across the UK and Ireland, our work connects communities, builds a better future and transforms and maintains the places where we live, work and relax. With over 2000+ colleagues, we are passionate about our people and invest in their learning and development to help maximise their potential.

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Kier provides specialist design and build capabilities. The knowledge, skills, and intellectual capital of our people ensure we are able to project, manage, and integrate all aspects of a project.

We take pride in bringing specialist knowledge, sector-leading experience, and fresh thinking to create workable solutions for our clients on a huge range of projects. No challenge is too great or too small, and at any one time we have around 400 projects on-site across the country.

Together we have the scale and breadth of skills of a major company while retaining that local focus and local pride that comes from never being far from our clients, through a network of over 60 offices spanning across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

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Laing O’Rourke is an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want, and we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it.

Our highly-trained and committed people understand the challenges of modern construction, the stakeholders involved, and how to work collaboratively to deliver our clients' aims.

We combine our expertise with purposeful technology, deploying innovations like digital engineering and AI to produce powerful results.

By leveraging the right technology we know we can spark positive change for our clients, their projects and the wider industry. That's why our 2025 mission is to be the construction sector's recognised leader for innovation and excellence.

We have our own in-house supply chain comprising specialist business which also work independently for other companies. When we mobilise our fully integrated delivery team we work together to de-risk projects with clients, integrate design and manufacturing with logistics and accelerate construction on site. This reduces the risks associated with a traditional, fragmented approach to construction delivery and provides greater certainty to our clients.

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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is a UK infrastructure and construction business. We work for public and private sector customers on schemes valued from £50k to over £1 billion.

We operate in the highways, rail, tunnelling, aviation, nuclear, energy and water sectors.

We are one of the largest players in our field but you won’t get lost in our business. We offer you a team you can trust and a place to make your mark.

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We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges.

By challenging norms, we’re committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of our staff as well as the environment, communities, and market places in which we operate.

Working with us you get the advantages of size and stability that come from a US$2bn organisation. We employ over 16,000 people, delivering projects in Africa, Asia Pacific and Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, and South Asia. But you get the kind of openness, friendliness and personal commitment you might associate with a much smaller business.

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Skanska Group uses knowledge and foresight to shape the way people live, work and connect.

More than 135 years in the making, we’re one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We operate across select markets in the Nordics, Europe and the United States.

Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 30,000 teammates, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime.

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We have produced a publication, Foundations, which is written by our students and apprentices to let you know more about what it’s like to work with Tony Gee and Partners as an Undergraduate Engineer or an Apprentice.

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Consulting Engineers, Tony Gee is renowned for delivering complex, competitive permanent and temporary infrastructure design solutions.

Our highly collaborative approach alongside our technical excellence and an extensive BIM capability enables us to produce innovative, efficient and buildable engineering solutions that add real value to our client’s projects.

We apply an exemplary level of customer service to support contractors and other clients across our diverse project portfolio delivered from offices in the UK, Middle East and Asia.

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Taylor Woodrow is the civil engineering division of VINCI Construction UK, which forms part of VINCI, a world leader in concessions and construction.

We deliver complex infrastructure projects that change the face of society. Sustainability is at the heart of our approach, and our projects are delivered through the collaboration and innovation of excellent people who care.

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Thornton Tomasetti optimizes the design and performance of structures, materials and systems for projects of every size and level of complexity.

We are an independent organization of engineers, scientists, architects and other professionals who collaborate from offices worldwide to help you achieve your goals.

We are committed to being a sustainable, diverse and enduring organization and the global driver of change and innovation in our industry.

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Put simply, we provide the right people, with the right skills for the job, at the right time – for as long as our clients need them.

We work on projects across the UK, improving the country’s infrastructure and leaving a legacy to be proud of. Our people have worked on almost every major civil engineering project in the UK since the company was formed in 1988.

We are proud of how much we value and support our colleagues – taking people from the very start of their careers to Chartered status and beyond. We’re excited about what lies ahead, and we’d love for you to join us.

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What if you could embrace your curiosity in a culture that celebrates different perspectives?
With us, you can

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2023 and beyond…

We are a leading global engineering and professional services firm committed to creating a sustainable future for our communities and the environment. We value our people and our reputation. Having a diverse and robust workforce enables us to look for answers, not problems, and we pride ourselves on offering clients clever, imaginative, future-facing solutions. We believe in the power of effective communication, and we encourage you to participate and contribute to the success of our projects and initiatives

We have worked on projects such as the Shard, Crossrail, (Elizabeth Line), London. Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport, Thames Tideway Tunnel. High-Speed 2 (HS2) & Battersea Power Station Redevelopment, London. Manchester City Centre Transport Strategy, Edinburgh’s Waterfront Regeneration, Urban renewal Projects & Smart Cities Initiatives.

If you are interested in finding ways to help society thrive, at home and further afield, an exciting career could be waiting for you here.

Find out more about sectors and roles we recruit our Graduates into.

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