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Early Career Opportunities

Did you know...

9% of our total workforce are in Early career programmes

Choosing a path after education might seem daunting, but here at Lagan Specialist Contracting Group, we’re always interested in building relationships with motivated and passionate students. That’s where our Early Careers programmes come in. For graduates looking to kick-start a career, school leavers considering an apprenticeship or those wanting to learn more about the world of work, we have plenty of opportunities available.

Why choose Lagan Specialist Contracting Group?

With constant challenges and opportunities to show us what you can do, our early career schemes are the perfect way to make your mark on our business and build a rewarding career.

We’ll give you all the tools and support you need to deliver. You can look forward to early responsibility, exceptional training and the chance to develop invaluable transferable skills. Not to mention colleagues and managers who will encourage you to share your opinions and ideas so you can reach your full potential, faster.

And of course we’ll also reward you competitively and provide access to a wide range of benefits.


At Lagan Specialist Contracting Group we look for skilled, energetic and motivated students and graduates who are committed to helping us achieve our mission and vision in way that is aligned to our values. Bring passion and plenty of ambition and our initiatives will help you understand where your potential really lies

As a member of our graduate programme, you will:

  • Work alongside high calibre colleagues
  • Have opportunities in a diverse range of sectors, locations and business areas
  • Be able to access an approved professional learning scheme (e.g. ICE or ICES) to fast track you to chartered status.
  • We’ll pay your Professional Membership fees
  • Have a professional development mentor supporting you to develop your behavioural and technical skills

Did you know...

We offer Early Career Programmes across our Business in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Engineering and Asset Management

Summer / Industrial Placements

For a valuable head start in your career, join Lagan Specialist Contracting Group on a summer placement or industrial placements, and show us your passion and potential.

You’ll also be given the opportunity to work on live business challenges and be supported in developing your technical and behavioural skills.


A Lagan Specialist Contracting Group Apprenticeship could be the answer if you’ve finished school and aren’t sure if University is right for you.   You can earn while you learn and still gain a professional qualification at the end of the programme. Here at Lagan Specialist Contracting Group, we have big ambitions for our apprentices.  In fact, our Asset Management Division have been externally recognised for their sustained commitment to apprentices.

This is your chance to really get to know a diverse, growing and respected organisation.  Whether you join us as a graduate, on industrial placement or as an apprentice, prepare for an extraordinary experience.

‘How to Apply/FAQs’

How do I apply for a LSC Early Career Vacancy?

 All Lagan Specialist Contracting Group vacancies are advertised on our Current Vacancies section. Typically, our Graduate & placement Vacancies are advertised October – December and Apprenticeship vacancies April – June.

Have you any roles for School leavers?

 We advertise for Civil Engineering and Quantity Surveying apprentices from April – June each year.

Where are the roles based?

We will try to accommodate you as locally as possible but we ask for flexibility to travel as our projects can be based anywhere in the UK and Ireland, and some projects will be used to aid your development.

What is the application & Selection Process?

Once you have submitted an application via the online portal, you will be invited to an interview and assessment day in different locations in the UK & Ireland.

Can I apply by post or with a CV?

We want to ensure everyone has a fair opportunity to apply so we are only able to accept online applications. If you need assistance with your application please email us mailto:recruitment@laganscg.com

What do we offer?

In return for a willingness to work hard and go above and beyond as well as a dedication to Lagan Specialist Contracting Group values, we offer a competitive salary plus we’ll provide a wide selection of lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities, we also offer the flexibility to work in different places and environments.

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