One Murphy. One team. One family.

At Murphy, we believe our people are our greatest asset, which is why they are at the heart of our company and everything we do.

Our culture is built on a foundation of family values, where we believe every single employee has an impact on the company. Through our One Family, One Team, One Murphy approach, we aim to provide employees the opportunity to grow and develop, demonstrating our combined skills and capabilities to our clients.

We support our people in fulfilling their potential, encourage them to create and participate in community initiatives and undertake training courses that further develop themselves on a professional and personal basis.

Our values and culture
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Join the family

We are committed to fostering an engaging and collaborative work environment in which each person’s career is nurtured and developed. We focus on employee development, providing a culture of innovation and positive work-life balance.

Murphy aims to inspire our employees to grow personally and professionally. We offer a range of career opportunities across all areas in which we work and at all levels.

We recruit and retain our own people for projects, allowing our clients to receive the unrivalled service from Murphy employees who understand and live our values daily. This approach to self-delivery is at the heart of what we believe makes us different.

KICKSTART SCHEME

We are really excited to be participating in the new Kickstart Scheme launched by the government. As part of this, we have 52 young recruits joining the Murphy family from February 2021. 

Life at Murphy

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    Equality, diversity & inclusion

    Murphy put people at the heart of our business, we have an inclusive culture and we are actively contributing to making the construction industry a place of fairness, inclusion and respect.

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    Training and development

    We are committed to supporting your development and progression. We actively offer development opportunities to all employees to help you reach your potential.

    Development ranges from formal training courses, technical and professional development courses and programmes, to practical learning such as on-the-job training, and learning through colleagues all supported through a Learning Zone portal.

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    Our values and culture

    The Murphy values reflect our purpose, our priorities and the way in which we conduct ourselves. We also have five strategic drivers to provide a clear focus for the coming years. Discover what it means to work at Murphy.

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Murphy people

  • Emma Rettey

    Graduate Civil Engineer

    To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2021, we caught up with Emma Rettey, Graduate Civil Engineer based on site in Saltley, Birmingham.

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    Kathryn Dyer

    Engineer

    This International Women in Engineering Day we caught up with Kathryn Dyer, Engineer based on HS2 enabling works in Birmingham.

  • Liam Twomey

    Fabrication Apprentice

    We caught up with Liam Twomey, Fabrication Apprentice in our Hemel Plant Depot, to find out more about his role.

  • Megan Prigmore

    Social Value Co-ordinator

    In honour of International Women's Day on 8 March 2021, we caught up with our Social Value Co-ordinator Megan Prigmore, to find out more about her role and how she will #ChooseToChallenge this IWD2021.

  • Lewis Morgan

    Repair and Maintenance Apprentice

    I’m Lewis Morgan, I’ve been working as a Repair and Maintenance Apprentice at Murphy in East and North London for nearly two years.

  • Emily Moore

    Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

    I’m Emily Moore, I am an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor working in the Natural Resources and Power sector.  I have been with Murphy now for around 6 months.

  • Brad Halliday.

    Brad Halliday

    Apprentice Electrician

    My name is Brad Halliday, I'm an Apprentice Electrician currently working on Huddersfield ERF (Energy Recycling Facility) water treatment works. I have been working for Murphy since September 2019.
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    Ailsa Pollard

    Upskilling Apprentice

    I am a Buyer in Central Procurement and I am on a funded apprenticeship working towards my CIPS qualifications.  I recently reached my 20-year service with Murphy and became a member of the procurement team four years ago.

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    Dean Kuenyefu

    Upskilling Apprentice

    I joined Murphy in June 2019, working on the Network Rail CP6 Framework in the Transportation (Rail) sector. My current role involves leading and managing design organisations in the design delivery of multidisciplinary railway projects ranging from Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) structure replacements, station building refurbishments and new station enhancements. I also line manage and mentor staff members within the business.

  • James Healy

    Apprentice

    My name is James and I am 23 years old. Before starting my apprenticeship with Murphy Electrical Services (MES), I worked in various sectors across Murphy. I worked on lots of different roles like civils, operating a variety of different machinery.

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    Eve Chin

    Graduate

    I am working on the LOCROS project (Crossrail scheme) to provide step-free access at Hanwell, Langley, Iver and Taplow station. I provide commercial support to my team, which includes subcontract application assessments, project cost control, payment support, measurement of quantities and such.

    I previously worked as summer placement quantity surveyor in Malaysia and for the Murphy Construction and Property team. Each experience at Murphy has been fundamentally different, as each project is unique, and the people involved are also different.

  • Callum Taylor

    Clean Water Site Employee- Agility Alliance

    Since February 2019, Callum Taylor has been working alongside our Repair & Maintenance and Developer Services North London (DS NL) teams. He has recently become a valuable member of the DS NL team and his main roles include setting up a safely guarded site and ensuring the relevant equipment is used to make the final connection to a customer’s supply.

  • Zoya Latif

    Quantity Surveying Apprentice

    My name is Zoya Latif and I am a Quantity Surveying apprentice, working with the power team. I am in the second year of my degree apprenticeship, studying at London Southbank University. I previously worked for the Construction & Property team.

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    Martina Mulligan

    Plant manager

    The role involves everything from team development, health and safety, budget requirements for plant maintenance, arranging service contracts, attending client liaison meetings, preparing technical reports, third party and in-house audits to making a good cup of tea! 

  • Ben McCluskey

    Head of Central Procurement

    Ben has worked at Murphy since 2017 in our busy Procurement Team. He is the Head of Central Procurement and looks at our procurement strategy and supplier relationship management.

  • Emilee Mayes

    Apprentice

    I am Emilee Mayes, 19 years old and I work for Murphy Plant Ltd at the Ollerton depot. I work in the Plant and Transport office and am in the process of completing a Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship. I love my job and don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner!

  • Adam Gillmon

    Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

    My name is Adam Gillmon and I’m an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor working in M2 Transportation (Rail). I decided to go down the apprenticeship route rather than full-time University due to the fact that I could gain crucial experience and on the job knowledge whilst also studying for a degree part-time. The tasks that my role involves can vary on a weekly basis, this can include managing the costs hitting a project through to the weekly cost trackers and working with client and subcontract applications.

    I would definitely recommend a career at Murphy - for apprentices and graduates the quality of training Murphy provides is second to none, and you feel part of a team trying to achieve something special.​​​​​​​

  • Conor Leavey.

    Conor Leavey

    Assistant project manager

    I am part of the project delivery team working at Barking for National Grid. My weeks comprise of a variety of activities ranging from site management, programme management, client engagement and commercial input. Being site based provides an excellent opportunity to understand the full workings of the project from design to install and commission.

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