Excelerate Graduate Programme

Excelerate Graduate Programme

Excelerate Graduate Programme



John Sisk & Son are looking for talented graduates to join ‘Excelerate’, our four year graduate development programme, designed to put you in good stead to work towards professional accreditation and chartership during and shortly after the completion of the programme. If you have recently graduated or are due to graduate with a good Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Building Services or Commercial / Quantity Surveying degree in summer 2018 and are passionate about building a career with a leading building contractor, then we may be just right for you!

Founded in 1859, John Sisk & Son is in its fifth generation of family ownership. The Sisk family values are woven into everything we do. Our vision is to dedicate ourselves to Building Excellence, delivering projects of constantly high quality which exceed our client’s expectations. Our people are at the heart of our success. We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for our next generation of graduates to continue our success story.

You will join Sisk on the Excelerate graduate programme in September 2018. You will complete a series of placements across the business (ranging between 3-12 months each), supplemented by high-quality professional training to ensure that you develop a broad range of skills and experience. You therefore must be geographically mobile across our domestic market (England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and in some cases – continental Europe).

You will be a team player, have fresh ideas and be prepared to challenge us and yourself every step of the way.

The selection process has been rigorously designed to ensure that we, as a company, select the right individuals for our strategy, but also that you – as a candidate – select the right company to build your career with.

In return you will get a competitive salary, strong start to your career and its progression in construction industry, excellent support and guidance network.

Click on the ‘Excelerate Graduate Brochure’ to the right of this page, for more information about the programme and what we look for in successful candidates.

Applications for 2018 intake are now open so please apply at the soonest opportunity. Deadline for applications is 10th November, with assessment centres (final stage of the selection process) taking place in the UK and Ireland Head Offices early Dec 2017 / Jan 2018.

You’ll need to click on ‘Excelerate Opportunities’ and ‘Search’ with no filters applied, to view and apply for the programme.


UK only Summer internships and Industrial Placements:

If you are studying at a UK university in your first through to penultimate year, then you may wish to consider to get some practical work experience in the field of construction. Here at John Sisk we believe this experience is instrumental when it comes to entry level talent, therefore our applications for 2018 intake are now open. You will be able to review the requirements, timelines and to apply by clicking on the right hand side of this page, under ‘Excelerate and Internship Opportunities’ with no filters applied on the landing page.