Start Your Journey Here

We're looking for graduates to grow with us, and we’ll challenge you to reach your full professional potential – and make tomorrow. The recruitment and development of technicians and graduates is an important part of our future. As Opus grows, we are looking for graduates from a diverse range of backgrounds who will grow with us, bringing new ideas and opportunities for growth to the wider Opus team and our clients.

Registering for the programme is simple...

Our registration process will open for our 2018 Graduate Programme on 1st November 2017 and will close on the 31st December 2017.


We will be shortlisting in January 2018 and if successful, you'll be invited to attend an interview at one of our regional offices.

On application you will be asked:

  • to select your preferred office location, if you have one. (Please note we do not have graduate openings in our London or Milton Keynes offices);
  • to select your preferred discipline focus within the civil engineering scope- Buildings, Transport or Water;
  • to provide your current CV and academic transcript.

What we offer

At Opus you’ll be joining a team of over 3,000 engineers, designers, planners and researchers who work with over 12,000 clients across five countries. Through our connected expertise and collective global experience, we provide ground-breaking ideas and trust worthy services to projects big and small.

To start you on your journey we provide a rich learning environment, embracing a range of learning opportunities and styles to suit everyone. You can expect a variety of experiences that will support ongoing personal, professional and technical learning and help you explore your full potential. Opus has an award winning training and development programme which celebrates creating an open and inclusive environment and accelerating skill development through extensive external and in-house training courses. 

As a graduate, you can expect to experience the following, as part of your development at Opus:

  • Emerging Professionals network groups
  • Mentoring
  • An individual development plan
  • On the job learning
  • Job rotations
  • Site visits
  • A tailored training programme

What we're looking for

We don’t just look to fill a vacancy. The people we want have the skills, drive and passion to help us take our business forward. We are committed to excellent service delivery and are looking for graduates who constantly seek to improve project delivery and help our clients reach their goals. If you bring drive and a determined mind, we will provide you with the support and development you need to create a successful career.

Rewards and benefits

At Opus we attract and retain our talent through competitive remuneration and rewarding performance. We offer a flexible benefits programme where you can structure your remuneration package to suit your lifestyle, whether that be child care vouchers or a membership to the gym! You can read more about our available benefits here.

Graduates at Opus

At Opus, we will find the right place for you to start your journey. We offer the ease and security of working from a fixed location combined with a flexible career pathway, to help you achieve your goals.

Find out what life is like at Opus as a graduate engineer in the video below.

Opus operates out for 12 offices across England and Wales. To find out more, and discover where you might fit in, click here.