Graduate recruitment

Our graduate recruitment is currently closed for applications

Visit our careers page to see what other job opportunities we have available.

Be part of something amazing

Our flexible Graduate Programme offers exciting career opportunities in Engineering, Environmental Management, Software/Systems Development and Water Management/Geoscience. Enabling you to contribute to exciting and innovative projects whilst working alongside technical specialists and industry experts.

With over 21 offices across the UK and Ireland and staff seconded around the world, we are an award-winning family of environmental, engineering and risk consultancies, committed to exceptional client service and helping to improve the environment, business, and infrastructure.

More information on the different areas we look for graduates in are included at the links below:


Work in a hugely rewarding environment where strong teams challenge each other to deliver the most appropriate solution

Environmental management

From upland moorlands, to rivers and estuaries - work with a large, dedicated team of like-minded individuals

Software/Systems development

Our software engineers, database developers and data analysts deliver high quality projects using cutting edge technology/techniques

Water management/geoscience

Inquisitive scientists and analysts who are comfortable with numbers, words, maps, people and the great outdoors

Our graduate scheme

Our Graduate Scheme is a bespoke two-year in-house learning programme aimed at providing a comprehensive foundation for your future career with us. You will follow a dedicated development and learning programme focussing on consultancy skills such as communication, problem-solving, team working and time management.

You’ll also receive one to one on-the-job training and mentoring to support your attainment of technical skills and help you gain experience with different software tools and methodologies.

JBA Graduate scheme overview

There are opportunities to undertake three to six-month placements within different teams and offices to help broaden your exposure to the diverse work streams within the environmental and water industries.

JBA Risk Management opportunities

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Join our award winning company and be part of something amazing – industry recognised and constantly innovating and developing.

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Research and Development

Innovation is one of our core values and research and development are essential components of many of our projects.

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If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact our Careers Team.

+44 (0)1937 837900

I enjoy working for JBA because of the variety of projects I get involved in.

JBA Graduate
Rachel Perks
Assistant Analyst, Marine and Coastal Risk Management