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2024 Industrial Placement Programme – Health, Safety and Wellbeing (Construct) – HS2 Birmingham (June start)

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🚀 Placement Program


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  • You must be a university student seeking industrial placement from 2024-2025, with a graduation year of 2026. Have 5 GCSEs, be proactive, innovative, safety-focused, collaborative, and embrace change. Passion for service excellence and building effective teams is key.
  • You will support the implementation of HSW policies, procedures and standards, collaborate on audits, analyze data, identify improvement opportunities, assist with training programs, and ensure health, safety, and wellbeing standards are met on projects.

Placement Program

Engineering, SustainabilityBirmingham


  • This role is a 12-month industrial placement starting in late June 2024, and is based on-site at HS2 Curzon Street Station in Birmingham within our Construct engine.
  • The landmark HS2 Curzon Street Station, which will be net zero carbon in operation, will be the first brand new intercity terminus station built in Britain since the 19th century. Mace Dragados Joint Venture (MDJV) commenced the construction phase of the station in 2024, which will sit at the heart of the high-speed rail network. Curzon Street will be the catalyst for development for Birmingham’s Eastside and Digbeth quarters, bringing seemless connectivity and kickstarting wider regeneration in the area.
  • The health, safety and wellbeing of our people is at the foundation of everything we do. Driven by Mace’s ‘Safety first’ value, we are clear that our people and supply chain must go home safe and well at the end of every day. We are redefining the boundaries of ambition for our industry, continuing to build on our health, safety and wellbeing culture as we do so. This takes visible leadership, innovation and the commitment of every single one of our people, partners and clients.
  • In our Construct engine, you’ll be right where the action unfolds. We turn blueprints into tangible reality, coordinating on-site operations and logistics that make projects come alive. From building more safely and sustainably to adopting radical new methods of offsite delivery, our construct engine is leading the way in our sector. Based mainly on-site, we thrive on creating opportunity and building with purpose to deliver for our clients.


  • This programme is for university students whose degree includes an option or requirement to complete a year in industry from 2024 to 2025, with a graduation year of 2026
  • 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • We’re looking for ambitious people who want to make a difference in the world. Proactive people who aren’t afraid of barriers, innovate, and have a genuine passion for service excellence. And those who embody the same values, behaviours and competencies as us to proudly move our industry forward:
  • Values – safety first, client focus, create opportunity, and integrity
  • Behaviours – curious, collaborators, contributors, and champions of diversity and inclusion
  • Competencies – build effective teams, embrace change, solve problems, and build trusted relationships

Area of Responsibilities



  • In Health, Safety and Wellbeing, you will play a key role in supporting the Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) Team and projects. Some of your main responsibilities will include:
  • Supports the implementation of HSW policies, procedures, guidance notes and standards.
  • Collaborates with team/s to support audits on behalf of the business for ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and other applicable standards
  • Supports the coordination of inspection and audit schedule.
  • Analyses results from reporting, audits, corrective actions, operations reports and key performance indicators (KPI’s), in collaboration with team members.
  • Assists with the identification of gaps for improvement. Develops working relationships with (range of) internal stakeholders. Works with team members providing operational delivery of team/regional strategy etc.
  • Supports the HSW assurance programme including audits, inspections and raising observations.
  • Supports the projects training programme to ensure the enhancement of health, safety and wellbeing knowledge and skills for all stakeholders.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Competitive salary 
  • 22 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • 2 additional ‘Mace Days’ off + 3 days paid Christmas shutdown
  • One volunteering day a year
  • Company pension (with up to 7% employer contribution)
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance cover
  • Annual health screening
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounts and savings for retailers, gyms, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, etc.
  • A number of other flexible benefits