Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Construction Of Buildings And Infrastructure Engineering
Civil Engineering
42.12 - Construction of railways and underground railways

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 November 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 July 2012


French construction group Eiffage is to recruit about 400 people for the work site for the upcoming Brittany-Pays de la Loire high speed line (LGV). The company will launch a campaign to recruit 240 engine drivers and 160 form setters and assistants for civil engineering. Construction work is to start in July 2012. 

Eiffage had  previously announced that it is to create 3800 new jobs in France in 2012. According to the management the new jobs are likely to be created in the Paris region. However no indication was given on the net employment effect, i.e. taking into account the total number of employees that will retire in 2012.


  • 30 November 2011: La Tribune
  • 21 March 2012: France3


Eurofound (2011), Eiffage, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 73364, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73364.