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About the role:

Join the UK’s largest infrastructure group and work on some of the biggest projects the world has ever seen. Projects that will support and shape the world of tomorrow for millions of people and enable you to build a successful career.

Balfour Beatty is also a leading member of the 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies. The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in earn and learn positions (including apprentices, sponsored students, and graduates on formalised training programmes).

You will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator Advanced Apprenticeship over 18 months attending a local college.

What you'll be doing:

To assist the Operational Control Hub (OCH) Manager in ensuring all operations are carried out quickly and efficiently within the Operations Control Hub, making best use of available resources and supporting the teams to succeed together. As part of the (OCH) team the Apprentice Control Room Specialist duties include the following: 

• Dealing with incoming emergency situations: liaising with operational teams, out of hours’ crews and emergency services to ensure resolution to required timescales  

• Monitoring of all routine, reactive and programmed works for the day

• Undertaking corrective actions to deliver the planned and programmed works / activities  

• Escalating actions to be resolved and ensuring risk is reduced wherever possible

• Identifying opportunities for service or process improvement and creating problem statements for the teams to address, including best value for money, quality, and efficiency


Who we're looking for:

  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK at the time of joining 
  • Ideally have a UK drivers license 
  • Five GCSE’s grades 9-4 (A*- C) including Math’s, English and a Science 
  • Good timekeeping, a keen attitude to work and an ability to listen to, and follow instructions 
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.  

Why work for us:

Alongside the amazing opportunity, support and pride that you’ll gain from developing your career with one of the world’s foremost infrastructure giants, you’ll also enjoy:


  • Accredited Apprenticeship Programme with Balfour Beatty
  • Part of a structured development programme
  • Support from line manager
  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to grow your career at Balfour Beatty
  • At the end of your programme you will receive your qualification in your chosen apprenticeship programme

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what’s involved in the scheme, visit our website hereto learn more. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact


About us:

Closing Date: applications are open until 31st May 2023,but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should application numbers reach a maximum before this date. 


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