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Who are we?

You’re about to enter our wonderful world – but who are we exactly? In a nutshell, we’re Murphy: a family-run engineering and construction company, founded in 1951. We operate in the UK, Ireland and Canada, where we deliver world-class infrastructure that improves lives, across sectors including rail, water, power and natural resources.

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It's a

Brilliant

family firm

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Hills

You'll work on

impressive

projects with

remarkable

mentors

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And that in itself is

Marvellous

Marvellous
for students
and graduates

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Marvellous
for
apprentices

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Background

But what

Will you make here?

(that's where things get a little unreal)

uncovering an elephant on a building site

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Learning to protect the great crested newt

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avoiding a witch’s curse on a 19th century viaduct

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When you look

Back on your career

We think you'll find

The unusual,

The unexpected,

the downright
extraordinary?

We think you'll find

The unusual

The unexpected

the downright
extraordinary?

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The Murphy team helped children in Uffington to learn more about sustainability – by building a bug hotel. Read more about this unusual bit of construction on our Case Studies page.

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We completely re-painted one of our eight-wheel HGVs to become a rainbow float and bubble machine in the 2018 Pride in London parade. With our team on-board, we worked with InterEngineering to support LGBTQ+ engineers.

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John Moore, one of our senior team, raised almost £1300 for our chosen charities by strapping himself to the wing of a 1940s Boeing Steaman biplane. We’ll support any charity fundraising you do too, and you can read more about our CSR work on our About Us page.

Those are the things you'll remember.
Those are the stories you'll tell.

1951 John Murphy starts J. Murphy & Sons Limited to rebuild electrical infrastructure after WWII1960s Murphy expands into gas, oil, water and roads1970s Murphy plays a key role in introducing natural gas in the UK1980s Murphy connects Stansted Airport to the rail network1994 Murphy constructs two major sections of London's 85km water main2000 Murphy works on the Channel Tunnel2006 Murphy secures first contracts for construction of the 2012 Olympic Park2014 Murphy completes a new tunnel under the Thames for Crossrail
Murphy completes a new tunnel under the Thames for Crossrail2014Murphy secures first contracts for construction of the 2012 Olympic Park2006Murphy works on the Channel Tunnel2000Murphy constructs two major sections of London's 85km water main1994Murphy connects Stanstea Airport to the rail network1980sMurphy plays a key role in introducing natural gas in the UK1970sMurphy expands into gas, oil, water and roads1960sJohn Murphy starts J.Murphy & Sons Limited to rebuild electrical infrastructure after WWII1951
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Because those are

the obstacles

you learned to overcome

when you barely

believed it was

happening

You faced
improbable
challenges

And you
came out
on top

Because

you're

wonderful.

and so is your

career.