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Here you will find information relating to Skanska UK including the services we provide, career opportunities and UK contacts amongst other things.

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Return to work programme

We welcome experienced professional men and women, who have taken voluntary career breaks of two years or more, to join our 12-week return to work programme.

The programme:

Our programme runs once a year, with applications opening in February, and placements starting in April, with the option to join the team on a permanent basis.

We understand the need for flexible working and are happy to consider candidates on a full or part-time basis.

You will placed on a project, or in a department, where your skills and experience will be highly valued and utilised. Coaching workshops, colleague mentoring and a comprehensive induction process will support your transition back to work.

Our opportunities are usually based in London or Cambridgeshire, unless otherwise stated, and include:


In engineering:

  • Civil engineer
  • Mechanical & electrical engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer

In commercial:

  • Quantity surveyor
  • Buyer

In operations:

  • Construction supervisor
  • Planner
  • BIM technician
  • Facilities Management (general management)

In our enabling functions: 
(based in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire)

  • Human resources
  • IT
  • Health and safety
  • Environment
  • Finance

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work.

Please make your applications here.