A leading engineering and construction company, Murphy operates in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America. Employing over 4,000 people, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power and Natural Resources through our direct delivery model and specialist capabilities.

At Murphy we believe our people are our greatest asset. This is why they are at the heart of our company and everything we do as part of our purpose to, ‘Improve life by delivering world class infrastructure’.

We recruit and retain our own people for projects, allowing our customers 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.

We strongly believe in our core value of “One Family, One Team, One Murphy”, we view all our employees as ambassadors of our company and we are committed to being proactive in attracting and retaining the best people of all ages and backgrounds.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits designed to recognise that each individual has different requirements. These benefits include enhanced Paternity pay, Shared Parental leave, two paid days each year to volunteer, a number of family support policies including a carers policy and Parental Leave, as well as long service loyalty awards and an extra week’s holiday when getting married. Having been recognised in 2023 as the ‘#1 Best Big Company to Work For’ by Best Companies, and with a robust order book going into 2024, there really hasn’t been a better time to join us and play your part in delivering world-class infrastructure. Head to our jobs site,, or email [email protected] to find the perfect role for you.

Other benefits include:

  • Enhanced paternity pay.
  • Agile working dependant on role.
  • Three pension schemes including a trust-based defined contribution scheme and two master trusts. Employer contributions range from the minimum of 3% through to 12% depending on role, scheme and personal choice.
  • Life insurance for all employees, employer-paid.
  • Private medical insurance for employees at certain job levels, employer-paid.
  • Health screening for all employees.
  • Enhanced sick pay for all employees.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Mental health first aiders.
  • Eyecare vouchers for all employees.
  • Company car and cash allowance options dependant on role.
  • Company vans dependant on job need.
  • Support for carers.
  • Paid leave for employees getting married.
  • Paid giving-back days for all employees each year to allow them to volunteer for good causes in local communities.
  • 22 to 27 days basic holiday entitlement per year plus bank holidays depending on role.
  • Additional service-related holiday.
  • Holiday trading options.
  • Discretionary bonus.
  • Voluntary benefits scheme, My Murphy Benefits portal.
  • Cycle-2-Work scheme.
  • Various employee recognition schemes culminating in yearly Acorn awards, which recognise best practice in line with values.

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