Graduate Programme 2024, Ireland, U.K. and Europe

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Organisational environment: 

Mercury is the European leader in construction solutions. 

We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world's leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again. 

We deliver our clients' visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including: Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS). 

At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realize their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential. 


Our Graduate Programme: 

We’re seeking the leaders of tomorrow to join us on our Graduate Programme - those who are willing to share our values, live our culture and deliver beyond expectations. 

At Mercury we know that to achieve incredible things you must invest in your people. Our dedication to shaping the leaders of tomorrow shines through our highly regarded graduate programme and ensures we stay ahead in a competitive market. From day one you will be on a stellar career trajectory with no limits to what you can achieve, and the programme empowers you to develop the essential skills needed to excel in the fast-paced construction industry. 

Since launching in 2009, we have successfully trained 360+ graduates, many of whom have forged long-lasting careers with us. Our comprehensive eighteen-month programme is tailored to meet real-world demands, featuring courses led by both external and internal subject matter experts in a focused learning environment. 

Graduates on our programme can anticipate working alongside a diverse and supportive team, accessing state-of-the-art training and masterclasses, and gaining international experience at the leading edge of industry. 

An important aspect of the development programme is the completion of a group research project. Graduates are split into small groups of four or five and assigned a strategic business project to research and present their findings to Senior Management. All topics are chosen by Senior Management and are relevant to Mercury's business.

We have opportunities for Graduates in Ireland, U.K and Europe. See below some of our positions available:

  • Graduate Mechanical Engineers
  • Graduate Electrical Engineers
  • Graduate Civil, Structural and Architectural (CSA) Engineers
  • Graduate Mechanical and Electrical QA Engineers
  • Graduate Quantity Surveyors (Mechanical/Electrical)
  • Graduate Planners / Construction Management Graduates
  • Analytics Graduates
  • Graduate Fire Protection Engineers (Mechanical Engineers)
  • Graduate BIM Engineers (Mechanical, Electrical, CSA)
  • Graduate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Advisor
  • Procurement Graduates
  • Group Support Graduate Roles - Business Strategy, Risk Management, Change Management, Finance, IT, HR


Selection Criteria / Person Specification:  


  • Ideally 2:1 Honours Degree / Expected 2:1
  • Level 8 or relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Good communication skills  
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills  
  • Adaptable and solutions driven  
  • Able to work in a team environment   
  • Pride in the quality and presentation of work  
  • Good organization & coordination skills  
  • Flexible to travel  
  • Enthusiastic and energetic  



  • Experience in the Construction Industry or Trade Background



Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.  

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