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Working for VolkerFitzpatrick

At VolkerFitzpatrick, people come first. Joining us means joining one of the UK’s largest multidisciplinary engineering and construction contractors, delivering a vast breadth of innovative projects, and offering endless opportunities to grow.

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Explore our latest career opportunities

Can you picture yourself working for us? If so, click on the link below to search our vacancies on the VolkerWessels UK jobs portal!

Why join us?


We are always looking for capable people who have an appetite for exciting challenges. In return you will receive:

  • Rewards and perks: We are committed to investing in people, and offer a range of rewards and benefits, which will vary depending on role and individual choice.
  • Continuous learning: our people have access to ongoing training and development opportunities and various employee support programs, all aimed at fostering a rewarding and fulfilling experience that promotes growth through personal development and formal training, at every level. 
  • Health and wellbeing support: We value the health and wellbeing of all our people and believe our support should extend outside of work hours, because balancing everyday life with the requirements of work and home can create pressures for all of us. Therefore, we offer a 24-hour employee assist programme through health assured to help with financial wellbeing, relationship advice, childcare support, bereavement counselling, tenancy and housing concerns, and more.
  • Long service awards: As a way of thanking our employees for their dedication and commitment to us, we celebrate and reward those who reach 10, 20, 30, and 40 years with us. This includes a voucher of their choosing and additional annual leave.
  • Recognition: Your hard work will not go unnoticed. As well as VolkerWessels UK's annual awards event, we also regularly nominate across industry recognised award schemes, to showcase the great things our teams are achieving across the sector.
  • Volunteering leave: Everyone is offered one day each year paid volunteer leave, to help establish and encourage relationships with charitable bodies and local communities.
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Building a community

VolkerFitzpatrick is determined that everyone feels included, valued and free to be their authentic selves at work. Respect for each other underpins our approach to ensuring our business is an attractive and comfortable place to work, and a workplace where everyone strives for, and achieves their highest potential. Together, we build a community that attracts and retains the best talent, ensuring our continued success and growth.

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Recruitment for Control Period 7

VolkerFitzpatrick, as part of the Southern Renewals Enterprise with VolkerRail, Octavius, Network Rail and AtkinsRéalis, is working on the Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for Control Period 7 (2024-2029) and Control Period 8 (2029-34).

The alliance will deliver the Southern Region's renewals portfolio over the next ten years, estimated at up to £9bn and VolkerFitzpatrick has been selected to undertake buildings and civils works.

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  • Learning and development

    To help employees reach their full potential VolkerFitzpatrick has created an environment that promotes growth through personal development and formal training, at every level.

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  • Early careers

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or looking to expand your experience, VolkerFitzpatrick have office and site based roles for people aged sixteen and upwards that will nurture your ambitions and give you endless opportunities to develop professionally and personally.

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  • Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR)

    VolkerFitzpatrick is determined that everyone feels included, valued and free to be their authentic selves at work. Respect for each other underpins our approach to ensuring our business is an attractive and comfortable place to work, and a workplace where everyone strives for, and achieves their highest potential.

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