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Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Start Date
Ongoing

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
E
Engineering & Mathematics
P
Property & Built Environment
Applications Open
1 Jun 2020
Applications Close
5 Jul 2020
Start Date
1 Feb 2021
Number of Vacancies
4
3.9

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Close
31 Jul 2020
Start Date
1 Feb 2021
Number of Vacancies
50
Minimum Salary
$65,000
Maximum Salary
$69,999
4.0

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
E
Engineering & Mathematics
I
IT & Computer Science
Applications Open
2 Aug 2019
Applications Close
31 Dec 2020
Start Date
Ongoing

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Open
12 Jul 2019
Applications Close
31 Dec 2020
4.3

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Close
31 Dec 2020
Start Date
Ongoing

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
E
Engineering & Mathematics
P
Property & Built Environment
Applications Open
12 Jul 2019
Applications Close
31 Dec 2020

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Close
1 Feb 2021
Start Date
1 Feb 2021
Minimum Salary
$40,000
Maximum Salary
$44,999

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Close
1 Feb 2021
Start Date
1 Feb 2021
Minimum Salary
$40,000
Maximum Salary
$44,999

Graduate Job

Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Close
1 Feb 2021
Start Date
1 Feb 2021
Minimum Salary
$40,000
Maximum Salary
$44,999

Construction Graduate Jobs overview

The strong and growing Australian building and construction industry is one full of opportunities for the construction graduate. Jobs are highly sought after, well respected and well paid in the areas of construction site management, project management, contract management and civil engineering.

Construction graduate work

There are opportunities for building and construction graduates and professionals throughout the deep breadth and scope of the industry, including with:

  • Civil engineering contractors
  • Private construction companies
  • Local government
  • Property developers
  • Specialist consultants
  • Entrepreneurs, and much more.

Construction graduates typically work in the areas of cartography, surveying, architecture, interior design, surveying, structural engineering, regional and urban planning, and many other areas.

Construction graduate tasks

The tasks undertaken by construction graduates include:

  • Interpreting architectural drawings
  • Procuring materials and equipment
  • Negotiating with parties involved in the construction process
  • Working with tenders and contract bids
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation, quality and budgetary standards
  • Delegating to and managing subcontractors.

Construction graduate skills

Professional building and construction jobs will require the deployment of the graduate's maths abilities for analysing and processing data and implementing design physics. Construction professionals plan and coordinate civil engineering projects and the human resources needed to complete them.

The construction graduate will also be creative, have a deep understanding of technology and engineering, and able to conceptualise ideas and transfer concepts to technical plans and drawings.

Construction graduate jobs

90% of construction professionals in Australia work full-time, and the average annual earnings for a construction manager is $88,000. Job growth over the past 5 years has been over 12%, and it is expected that growth will continue to be strong in the future. The construction industry employs over 9% of the Australian workforce, representing the fourth-largest employing industry in the country.

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Construction Graduate Jobs Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Preparing for the Graduate Program for me started during my university time. I made sure that I had previous work experience in the engineering/construction industry while studying.

Johnson Tran

  • Graduate stories
Preparing for the Graduate Program for me started during my university time. I made sure that I had previous work experience in the engineering/construction industry while studying.

Johnson Tran

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  • Graduate stories
You need to develop a thorough understanding of what you are delivering and the challenges involved, as every day will present a new problem for you to solve.

Vivek Ray Choudhury

  • Graduate stories
You need to develop a thorough understanding of what you are delivering and the challenges involved, as every day will present a new problem for you to solve.

Vivek Ray Choudhury

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  • Graduate stories
My day will usually start with some planning. I always like to have goals for my day in terms of what I want to achieve. 

James Dowzard

  • Graduate stories
My day will usually start with some planning. I always like to have goals for my day in terms of what I want to achieve. 

James Dowzard

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  • Graduate stories
I like to take some time to reflect on any achievements and engage with mentors or continue to develop my skills.

Kip McCauley-Wassell

  • Graduate stories
I like to take some time to reflect on any achievements and engage with mentors or continue to develop my skills.

Kip McCauley-Wassell

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  • Graduate stories
I was able to gain a deeper understanding of certain functions of a project, such as planning, and how it ties into the overall project.

Hana Nguyen

  • Graduate stories
I was able to gain a deeper understanding of certain functions of a project, such as planning, and how it ties into the overall project.

Hana Nguyen

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  • Graduate stories
Being ambitious, it is easy to put 100% focus into work and let things such as social life and exercise slip.

Maddelon Holt-Smith

  • Graduate stories
Being ambitious, it is easy to put 100% focus into work and let things such as social life and exercise slip.

Maddelon Holt-Smith

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  • Graduate stories
Preparing for the Graduate Program for me started during my university time. I made sure that I had previous work experience in the engineering/construction industry while studying.

Johnson Tran

  • Graduate stories
Preparing for the Graduate Program for me started during my university time. I made sure that I had previous work experience in the engineering/construction industry while studying.

Johnson Tran

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  • Graduate stories
You need to develop a thorough understanding of what you are delivering and the challenges involved, as every day will present a new problem for you to solve.

Vivek Ray Choudhury

  • Graduate stories
You need to develop a thorough understanding of what you are delivering and the challenges involved, as every day will present a new problem for you to solve.

Vivek Ray Choudhury

Read full story
  • Graduate stories
My day will usually start with some planning. I always like to have goals for my day in terms of what I want to achieve. 

James Dowzard

  • Graduate stories
My day will usually start with some planning. I always like to have goals for my day in terms of what I want to achieve. 

James Dowzard

Read full story
  • Graduate stories
I like to take some time to reflect on any achievements and engage with mentors or continue to develop my skills.

Kip McCauley-Wassell

  • Graduate stories
I like to take some time to reflect on any achievements and engage with mentors or continue to develop my skills.

Kip McCauley-Wassell

Read full story
  • Graduate stories
I was able to gain a deeper understanding of certain functions of a project, such as planning, and how it ties into the overall project.

Hana Nguyen

  • Graduate stories
I was able to gain a deeper understanding of certain functions of a project, such as planning, and how it ties into the overall project.

Hana Nguyen

Read full story
  • Graduate stories
Being ambitious, it is easy to put 100% focus into work and let things such as social life and exercise slip.

Maddelon Holt-Smith

  • Graduate stories
Being ambitious, it is easy to put 100% focus into work and let things such as social life and exercise slip.

Maddelon Holt-Smith

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Construction Graduate Jobs Day in the Life Stories


  • Day in the life

Tayler Hubber-Davis

Tayler Hubber-Davis studied Master of Building Science at the Victoria University of Wellington and is now an assistant project manager in the Project Strategy & Delivery team at Beca.
  • Day in the life

Tayler Hubber-Davis

Tayler Hubber-Davis studied Master of Building Science at the Victoria University of Wellington and is now an assistant project manager in the Project Strategy & Delivery team at Beca.
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  • Day in the life

Dallas Eparaima Watene

Dallas Eparaima Watene studied Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Computer Systems at the University of Auckland and is now working as a software engineer- Digital Services at Beca in Auckland.
  • Day in the life

Dallas Eparaima Watene

Dallas Eparaima Watene studied Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Computer Systems at the University of Auckland and is now working as a software engineer- Digital Services at Beca in Auckland.
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  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
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  • Day in the life

Aki Liyanage

Aki Liyanage studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Hons) at the University of Auckland and is now a structural engineer in the Structural team of Beca.
  • Day in the life

Aki Liyanage

Aki Liyanage studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Hons) at the University of Auckland and is now a structural engineer in the Structural team of Beca.
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  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
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  • Day in the life

Rebecca Marsh

Rebecca Marsh completed Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons) at the University of New South Wales in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Rebecca Marsh

Rebecca Marsh completed Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons) at the University of New South Wales in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Downer.
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  • Day in the life

Tayler Hubber-Davis

Tayler Hubber-Davis studied Master of Building Science at the Victoria University of Wellington and is now an assistant project manager in the Project Strategy & Delivery team at Beca.
  • Day in the life

Tayler Hubber-Davis

Tayler Hubber-Davis studied Master of Building Science at the Victoria University of Wellington and is now an assistant project manager in the Project Strategy & Delivery team at Beca.
Read full story
  • Day in the life

Dallas Eparaima Watene

Dallas Eparaima Watene studied Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Computer Systems at the University of Auckland and is now working as a software engineer- Digital Services at Beca in Auckland.
  • Day in the life

Dallas Eparaima Watene

Dallas Eparaima Watene studied Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Computer Systems at the University of Auckland and is now working as a software engineer- Digital Services at Beca in Auckland.
Read full story
  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
Read full story
  • Day in the life

Aki Liyanage

Aki Liyanage studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Hons) at the University of Auckland and is now a structural engineer in the Structural team of Beca.
  • Day in the life

Aki Liyanage

Aki Liyanage studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Hons) at the University of Auckland and is now a structural engineer in the Structural team of Beca.
Read full story
  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
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  • Day in the life

Rebecca Marsh

Rebecca Marsh completed Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons) at the University of New South Wales in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Rebecca Marsh

Rebecca Marsh completed Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons) at the University of New South Wales in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer at Downer.
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