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150 years

150 years of innovation

Sir Robert McAlpine (SRM) is a leading UK building and civil engineering company. We combine outstanding technical expertise with the personal touch that comes with being a family-owned company.

We rely on and support each other. And like any family, we function best when we are open and honest and take the time to listen. It is an ethos that runs right through our business.

On every project, we aim to treat our clients, our supply chain partners and the communities we work with as part of our extended family. So in everything we do we take care to act with integrity, treating people fairly and delivering on our promises. 

Our progressive and innovative approach has been the key to our sustained success for 150 years and we pride ourselves on finding ever better ways to deliver excellent results with greater efficiency.

Dedicated to engineering excellence, we have a long track record of delivering projects which form part of our shared national heritage.

Notable projects include the Olympic Stadium, O2 Arena, Emirates Stadium, the Eden Project, Cabot Circus in Bristol, the M74 Completion in Glasgow and Milton Court in London.

Latest jobs at SRM

We welcome applications from enterprising, motivated people who share our commitment to engineering excellence and responsible construction.  

In return, we’ll help you achieve your full potential and expand your horizons.

Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Site Engineer (Birmingham)


Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

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We are committed to working for a better future. For people. For places. For communities.

10 years+

More than a third of our people remain with us for more than 10 years and a significant number for more than 25 years


We are committed to building on our engineering and construction heritage, taking pride in everything we do and making a meaningful contribution to society.

Why join us?

New and exciting challenges every day

Working as a member of one of our highly skilled teams, you’ll have the chance to work alongside some of the most talented people in the industry on a variety of projects you can be proud of.

Our commitment to training means your talents will continually be developed as we provide you with the support and encouragement you need to fulfil your potential. With the help and guidance of the highly skilled teams around you, you’ll quickly be given the opportunity to prove yourself.As you flourish, you’ll benefit from the many rewards that come from working for a company that values its staff.You’ll also have the chance to forge long-lasting friendships across the industry.

All this, combined with our stability and reputation, means you can plan a stimulating and successful career with a company you can take pride in working for.

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Like a family, we care for and depend on each other

Like a family, we care for and can depend on each other, the collaborative one-team approach that lies at the heart of our business culture enabling us to better meet our clients’ needs.

Committed to engineering excellence and responsible construction, we work with clients, consultants and supply chain members to find new and innovative ways of working, making the exceptional our normal.

We value the strength that comes from diversity and the contribution made by each individual. Our people take great pride in what they do and the projects they work on, always going the extra mile.

We offer them the training, support and encouragement they need to fulfil their potential and the freedom to do what they do best.

The result is a strong tradition of two-way loyalty which sees more than a third of our people remain with us for more than 10 years, and a significant number for more than 25 years.

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We invest in you throughout your career.

Opportunities for development will come naturally as part of working on iconic and challenging projects, using cutting edge technologies and techniques to deliver our projects. We also encourage membership of a professional body as recognition of your competence and ability.

Our approved Professional Development Programme provides our surveyors, engineers and construction managers with the structured support and guidance to identify the experience, training and skills they need to become professionally qualified.

Our Professional Development Programme is approved by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institute of Building, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.