At BWB we know from experience that talented graduates are vital to our on-going success. We are recruiting Graduates across our growing business to join our 2024 Graduate Programme, so this is a great time to join us. 

About us

“Choosing your first job after Graduation is a big decision and one you really need to get right if you’re to get the best possible start in your career” Steve Wooler, CEO, BWB

We believe BWB is unique, our ethos guarantees you a truly rewarding experience as you embark on the next stage of your career whilst working in a fun and friendly work culture. We provide opportunities so you can collaborate at all levels helping you flourish and grow within your career. We’re passionate about supporting the next generation and harnessing the fresh perspectives they bring to our company.

BWB is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and exceptional client satisfaction.

Proud to be awarded ACE Best Large Consultancy of the year 2022 and rated Platinum Investors In People (IIP), a prestigious accolade that demonstrates our commitment to our people and establishes us as an employer of choice.

BWB is a signatory to the Pledge to Net Zero initiative and is committed to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. We are committed to playing our part in tackling climate change and we recognise the significant impact the design and consultancy solutions we provide can have on carbon emissions and the environment, and as such will provide meaningful solutions and a continued commitment to pioneer change.

The BWB Graduate Programme

Our Graduate Programme is the perfect place for you if you are an ambitious and passionate individual. Our programme will develop you to become a 'complete professional' and offer you a supportive induction programme, the opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented and respected engineers and consultants in the industry. You will receive independent mentoring, support through to Chartership and the opportunity to gain responsibility on a range of exciting projects.

Through our in-house PROpel scheme we will help you plan your career development and reach your full potential through a technical syllabus & skills development program.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will get involved in specialist technical work such as noise & vibration onsite monitoring, modelling, analysis and reporting.
  • You will be involved in Environmental Acoustics projects from day one and will have the opportunity to work on projects from proposal stage through to completion.
  • You will help support our clients on projects both locally and throughout the UK as required, finding commercial solutions to complex environmental issues.
  • You will work on many different types of projects, including new road and rail schemes, new residential settlements, high-rise city centre buildings, retail developments, renewable energy projects, and commercial / industrial developments.
  • You will be an integral part of our Acoustics & Air Quality Service at BWB and may also have the opportunity to work on air quality projects if desired.
  • You will have the opportunity to get involved in Environment Group and BWB initiatives.

What you’ll bring

  • A relevant Acoustics related degree / qualification.
  • At least one year of Environmental Acoustics related Consultancy experience – candidates will not be considered without prior consultancy experience.
  • Keen to share your ideas about how we can do things better.
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious to learn and progress.
  • A problem solver with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A highly organised individual, with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritise work and react calmly and proactively in a range of situations.
  • The ability to work well within a team and work individually.
  • Right to Work and live in the UK.
  • A clean UK driving licence and willingness to drive for work purposes. Your own car or access to a car (with business insurance) is desirable.

What we offer

Empowering you to be your most authentic self: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension – BWB matches 5% of your salary into your pension to help save for the future
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase more
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary
  • Wellbeing support – qualified confidential support through Westfield Health
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Driving your own experience
  • Values driven culture
  • Hybrid working
  • Access to personalised fully funded Learning & Development opportunities
  • Professional membership support
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Dedicated graduate networking opportunities
  • Access to discounted rail travel
  • Perkbox - Access to exclusive savings, discounts, free advice and benefits
  • Cycle to Work
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Regular social events
  • Long service reward scheme

Successful applicants will be invited to an Assessment Centre.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.