Downer Group

Downer has a proud history of employing the best people and working closely with our customers to help them be successful.  Regardless of where in Australia you study, chances are that you benefit from the transportation, infrastructure and technology & communication services we provide millions of Australians every day.  

Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including: Transport Services; Rail; Mining; Utilities Services; Technology and Communications Services; and Engineering, Construction & Maintenance. We build strong relationships of trust with our customers, truly understanding and predicting their needs and bringing them world leading insights and solutions.

We employ about 19,000 people across more than 200 sites and projects, mostly in Australia and New Zealand, but also in the Asia-Pacific region, South America and Southern Africa.

We offer career pathways through a range of business disciplines (including Engineering, Finance, Commercial and Human Resources), where you will work collaboratively with the wider business to identify, create and embed value for our customers.

Our Graduate Development Program is a two-year program providing exposure to different areas of the business through structured rotations, regular core development training sessions, networking opportunities and one-on-one executive mentoring from our business leaders.

Commencing a graduate career with Downer will undoubtedly broaden your horizons. Regardless of your academic discipline, you will be encouraged to step out of your comfort zone and work with team members across all sections and levels of the business. Although you will ultimately be accountable for your own your future, we will both challenge and support you in realising your full potential and aligning your professional growth to our business objectives and that of the customers we support.

Downer’s ongoing success centres on an inclusive environment. This means we embrace diversity of thought and the innovative solutions it generates for our customers. Key to this is attracting, selecting, developing and retaining talent from a vast array of backgrounds and experiences, so we actively encourage applicants from all sections of the community to apply for our Graduate Development Program.