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London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1909
Company - Public (BBY)
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Carillion, Skanska, Amey
Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. We finance, develop, build and maintain the vital infrastructure that we all depend on.
With more than 100 years of experience in delivering highly complex infrastructure projects, we know how to operate ... Read more

Balfour Beatty Reviews

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Leo Quinn
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    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Fairfax, VA
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    I have been working at Balfour Beatty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small company feel for a large company. Higher ups are very personable and approachable. Many programs for career advancement. Execs take an active interest in your goals and help you achieve them. They recognize talent.

    Cons

    Nationwide leadership or worldwide leadership can come up with policy's or initiatives that can be cumbersome. Typical of large company's.

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Balfour Beatty Photos

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Balfour Beatty Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Balfour Beatty.

    Interview

    Search for position on website and apply online. Have initial Interview with property manager. If called back, Have a follow up interview with regional/corporate employee. Complete drug test and background check. Overall, fairly easy interview process with the proper checks and balances.

    Interview Questions

    • How will your previous work experience help you in this role.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There really wasn't anything to negotiate.

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Company Updates

  • Our experts joined the charity Bridges to Prosperity to build a 48 metre suspension bridge in Rwanda. Working in challenging conditions, we replaced the existing, unsafe structure with a sturdy, permanent bridge to connect the community. #expertengineers http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQaCs

    Building Bridges to Prosperity

    Our experts joined the charity Bridges to Prosperity to build a 48 metre suspension bridge in Rwanda. Working in challenging conditions, we replaced the existing, unsafe structure with a sturdy, permanent bridge to connect the community. With subtitles. #expertengineers

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Balfour Beatty Awards & Accolades

  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012

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