Graduate Development Programme

Our Offer

  • A structured graduate development programme combining job experiences with tailored and engaging learning modules
  • A focused pathway to build the right blend of personal, professional and technical skills that will ensure your future success
  • Dedicated personnel committed to your growth, who will be on hand at all stages of your development

Our Objective

  • Offer you insight to all aspects of the construction process
  • Provide you with excellent on the job experience on Ireland largest projects and critical infrastructure
  • Develop your technical knowledge with ongoing learning and development
  • Gain support and direction from our team who are committed to your development at each stage of your career

The Timeline

  • Our programme is delivered over a 30-month period

  • During this timeframe we will put you through bespoke training modules to improve and expand your skills and realise your full potential


We provide a mentor for each graduate on entry into our programme

Your mentor will:

  • Be an experienced senior leader within John Paul Construction
  • Broaden your perspective and provide insight and guidance
  • Meet you quarterly to review your reports and track your progress
  • Influence your career progression, ensuring you develop to your full potential
  • Assist you in progressing your professional accreditation

The Outcome

On completion of our programme you will be a well-rounded construction professional with knowledge and understanding of best-practice techniques, processes and innovations, creating a springboard for your career progression.

We will work closely with you to develop your career goals and assist you in working towards a relevant professional accreditation.

Join the team

What we are looking for

  • Graduates with a Degree in civil / structural engineering, building services, BIM, geomatics, construction management or quantity surveying.
  • Team players who are prepared to challenge themselves and us
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects across Ireland and Europe

How to apply