Start Your Journey Here

In 2016, we were named the number one UK infrastructure company by New Civil Engineer at the NCE100 Awards. We beat hundreds of UK consultancies and contractors to be named Company of the Year for 2016.

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.

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!

Benefits available include:

  • Pension
  • Holidays with the option to buy or sell additional days
  • Sick Leave
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Opus Flex, where up to 14 benefits can be purchased via a “salary exchange” scheme, enhancing any tax or National Insurance savings
  • Opus Save, giving staff discounts at hundreds of retailers including supermarkets, high street stores and holiday companies
  • Professional Fees – appropriate professional membership fees relevant to you role will be paid by the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • Award winning training and development schemes

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

Application process

To start your career with Opus and begin applying for our graduate roles, click here to apply. We will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.