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Downer Group

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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Downer Group 2020 Graduate Program - Engineering

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra

As a Downer Engineering Graduate, you will work with the operational project teams and divisions to deliver a scope of work in accordance with project specifications

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Open
1 Mar 2019
Applications Close
31 Mar 2019

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

2020 Downer Graduate Program - Engineering

Voted as the 12th most desirable employer where Australians would like to work, Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including Transport, Telecommunications, Utilities, Renewables, Engineering, Construction, Industrial Services, Mining, Rail and a leading Facilities Management service provider in health, catering, and education.

Downer Group employs more than 53,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. Downer is listed as a top graduate employer by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) and GradAustralia. We offer exciting and diverse career opportunities for graduates across all parts of our business.

Calling all Engineering Graduates

As a Downer Engineering Graduate, you will work with the operational project teams and divisions to deliver a scope of work in accordance with project specifications, whilst ensuring the activities of subcontractors and suppliers are completed within set schedules and costs. This will involve procuring materials and services that comply with specifications, drawings and environment standards, and understanding how to measure plan costs, efficiencies, yields and quality of product as directed.

You will also develop the ability to read and understand plans, review design documentation to identify and constructability concerns and implement final plans. Delivery is critical to our ongoing success, as an Engineering Graduate you will be at the coalface of our operations ensuring we are delivering on our commitments to ourselves, our customers and our clients.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • be a recent graduate (within the past three years), or a penultimate year student graduating in early 2020;
  • have a relevant university degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Chemical/Process Engineering, Systems Engineering or Construction Management;
  • be mobile (able to work and live in any state of Australia); and
  • be achievement oriented and outcomes focused.

Process:

  • Applications Open: 1 March 2019
  • Applications Close: 31 March 2019
  • Video Interview: 5 - 9 April 2019
  • Phone Screen: 16 - 26 April 2019
  • Perth Assessment Centre: 1 - 2 May 2019
  • Melbourne Assessment Centre: 7 - 9 May 2019
  • Sydney Assessment Centre: 20 - 22 May 2019
  • Brisbane Assessment Centre: 30 - 31 May 2019 

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell