Webuild, the new group born in 2020 from Salini Impregilo, is a global construction player specialized in building large works and complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, hydroelectric energy, water, green buildings and the tunnelling sectors.
We are leaders in the Italian market, competing globally with the main players in the sector. Webuild is the expression of 114 years of applied engineering experience in five continents thanks to the talent of 70,000 people from over 100 nationalities.
The works built, both in Italy and in the world, tell the story of a group guided by the passion for building and the pursuit of excellence, which renewed its commitment to building a sustainable future by applying its know-how to build innovative and valuable works.
A signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the Group also ranks among the leaders of CDP (former Carbon Disclosure Project)’s Climate Change program. It pursues sustainable development goals in every work it builds, supporting clients in strategic areas like the production of clean water and energy, building sustainable mobility systems and buildings with a low environmental impact.
We are recognized as one of the most sought-after companies, and as a workplace for both new graduates and professionals in the engineering sector. Our presence in prestigious employer branding rankings consolidates the Group’s reputation on the labour market, and its attractiveness as an employer of choice: people and their know-how are our true value.
In 2020 we have been included in the Top 10 “Best Employer of Choice” and among the top 5 companies for graduates in the scientific and technical field.
Most requested degrees:
- Civil Engineering (in the different specializations: geotechnics, hydraulics, structures, infrastructure and transport systems)
- Construction Engineering
- Construction Engineering-Architecture
- Environmental Engineering
- Management Engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Safety Engineering
- Economics or AFC (Accounting, Finance & Controlling)
We continually accept new challenges and we believe in continuous growth. Working with us means becoming part of a multicultural team, 70,000 people of over 100 different nationalities where dialogue between people is always imbued with respect, transparency and trust.
It means taking part in the construction of unique infrastructure and high-engineering projects, where technological innovation merges with process innovation to create works capable of bringing greater value to the territories, while contributing to the social and economical growth of people.
People are at the cornerstone of the Group’s sustained growth. We strongly invest in attracting and retaining the best talents, fostering an inclusive work environment, maintaining the highest safety standards and promoting personnel professional development.
Our work is construction. This is why we mostly prefer students and new graduates with a technical, scientific background from Italian and international schools and universities: they must be courageous and passionate, available for international mobility, committed to learning, growing and developing their own skills, and result and teamwork-oriented.
These are the qualities we look for in our candidates:
- Willingness to move abroad
- Excellent English knowledge (knowledge of a second foreign language is a plus)
- Determination, flexibility, adaptability
- Problem-solving and proactivity
We believe in a working environment that values the individual’s skills, that is capable of encouraging people to develop their competencies and learning potential within the company, so that each one of them can feel fulfilled and benefit from achieving shared business objectives.
The selection process for junior, student and recent graduate profiles is divided into seven steps.
The first step required to apply for internship and work opportunities with the Group is to send us your CV. Check the vacancies and apply online. If there are no current position of interest to you, or if those offered are not appropriate for your profile, you can still register your profile
- HR Screening
The HR Team carefully assess the CVs received and identifies those which best meet the criteria required for the vacancy. If your CV appears suitable, you may be contacted by telephone, e-mail or via Skype. The essential criteria generally assessed during the screening stage are:
Excellent course of studies and specialisation
Knowledge of English, preferably documented by a specific certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, CAMBRIDGE)
Availability for national and international mobility
Experience studying or working abroad, and knowledge of a third language are plus points.
- Assessment Center & Interview
Candidates identified in the screening process are invited to take part in more detailed assessment activities, using different methods: selection assessment centre and motivational and aptitude interviews.On the selection and evaluation day (Assessment Center) , candidates engage in group and individual activities, which aim to provide a more wide-range evaluation clearly identifying the individual’s aptitude, behaviour, soft skills, and ability to work in a group on different topics, with different levels of difficulty, keeping within the set times. This is followed by individual, aptitude and motivational interviews, which identify, more clearly, the individual’s interests and expectations as regards a training course and career at Webuild. Tests are also carried out throughout the day on the candidates’ English knowledge.
- Short List
The assessment centres and the motivational and aptitude interviews determine the short-listed candidates. These are the profiles, which have been positively assessed during the tests, who can go on to the next stage in the selection process.
- Technical Interview
Short-listed candidates are called for an individual, technical interview, held by the Business /Line Manager for that particular position, which aims to assess the specific skills required for the vacancy.
- Selection Feedback
All candidates, whether they pass or fail the tests, will receive feedback on the result of the selection process. Feedback generally arrives within one month from the first telephone / via e-mail contact with the Group.
- On Board
Candidates who pass the selection process join Webuild under the supervision of expert tutors capable of guiding their training. They are assisted by the HR team, who will accompany them throughout the process of settling in.
We believe in newly trained talents and designs its future by investing in their present.
We have identified a course for helping young talent grow and develop, which begins in the on-boarding phase and is divided into different, varied courses designed to favour the organisational and professional learning process for new recruits.
These include the Build Up programme launched in 2015 as an interdepartmental, on-the-job training programme, the specialist Master’s Degree in “International Construction Management” and projects of internal knowledge sharing via the company E-learning Academy. Professional tutoring activities are carried out mainly via work experience projects for students, newly qualified and newly graduated students not only in the Engineering field, but also in the Economics one.
Depending on the specific company needs, we offer internship opportunities that aim to professionally develop the knowledge acquired during the course of studies.
For many young people, an internship within our Group is a first step towards joining the Company, providing them with a highly educational experience in contact with the top experts in the sector.