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Nova Systems

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Nova Systems 2020 Graduate Development Program – Energy and Resources

Perth

This graduate position is located in Perth and primarily focussed on our Energy and Resources Program

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
I
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science

Nova 2020 Graduate Development Program – Energy and Resources

Nova recognises that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all and is committed to providing employees with an environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, vilification and victimisation.

All employees will be treated fairly and equally. Selection for employment, promotion, training, remuneration or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees will be encouraged and supported to develop to their full potential.

This graduate position is located in Perth and primarily focussed on our Energy and Resources Program with the aim of optimising the exposure of the graduate to specific projects the business is delivering. 

A readiness to relocate to align development aspirations with available opportunities. 

Nova’s 2020 Graduate Development Program provides participants with on the job training, tailored to suit general engineering and specialist skill sets, that contribute to solving the world problems that really matter. The Graduate Development Program provides:

  • Professional development and a commitment to your personal growth;
  • Assistance in defining your own career path;
  • Specific ongoing training for graduates;
  • Regular contact with senior staff including a dedicated mentor;
  • Competitive remuneration packages;
  • Annual personal and professional development allowance and leave;

Nova’s Graduate Development Program is a two-year program. 

Each graduate selected for the Graduate Development Program is encouraged to develop a series of competencies that are aligned to one of Nova’s core capabilities. These capabilities adapt as we grow and diversify. For the Perth graduate program specifically, there is the opportunity to tap into and learn from a broad range of disciplines and capabilities aligned with the Energy and Resources program. 

The following list comprises current Nova core capabilities:

  • Model Based Systems Engineering;
  • Safety and Certification;
  • Software Development
  • Modelling and Analytics;
  • Test and Evaluation;
  • Weapons Engineering;
  • Speciality Engineering;
  • Asset Management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Completing your Bachelor of Engineering Degree in any of the following (or similar): Software, Mining, Petroleum, Chemical, Process, Aerospace, Electrical / Electronic, Mechatronic / Mechanical;
  • Australian Citizen (due to Defence Security requirements);
  • Be able to pass an AFP check.

About You:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to consult to a diverse group of clients;
  • Be a clear communicator both written and verbal;
  • Flexibility in work approach and a team player;
  • A proactive self-starter able to work in a dynamic and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Ability to travel at times;
  • A passion for solving the client problems that really matter;

What is it like to work with us:

As a professional services firm, we recognise that it’s our people who are our greatest asset. At Nova we work on some pretty interesting, diverse and at times highly complex projects. We ensure employees have the opportunity to work in a unique environment that is fun and down-to-earth, while having the support to perform to the best of their ability in the safest possible manner.

We commit to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience and develop professionally. Everyone at Nova can expect open, direct communication from their leaders and peers. Everyone at Nova can expect to be rewarded for their efforts.

We commit to providing equal opportunities to all Novans, and recognise that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all.

With a strong company culture and high retention rate, Nova Systems has been recognised as one of "Top 50 best places to work" in Australia. In addition, Nova was recently ranked in the "Top 50 Most Innovative Companies".

What you get beyond the pay cheque:

  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
  • Annual 3-day Conference;
  • Personal and Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
  • Purchase Leave;
  • Reserve Leave;
  • Loyalty Leave;
  • Purchased Leave;
  • Paid Parental Leave;
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
  • Serious Illness Leave;
  • Nova Employee Share Offer;
  • Mentoring Program;
  • Innovation Program;
  • Do you own a Safari Suit or Kaftan? Sense of humour required!

To apply, please submit your resume (MS word only) and covering letter. Please include a copy of your university transcripts to date.

Applications close 31 Aug 2019. Whilst we are accepting applications up until this closing date, we will be assessing applications from the opening date. 
Alternatively contact the Nova's Talent Acquisition Team on (08) 8252 7100. 

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I’m responsible for optimising a test evaluation tool which allows for improved test result management. This gives me to opportunity to learn so much about the F-35A’s test program in Australia.

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I’m responsible for optimising a test evaluation tool which allows for improved test result management. This gives me to opportunity to learn so much about the F-35A’s test program in Australia.

Josie Phillips

  • Graduate stories
It is really cool that whenever I felt stuck on a problem, be it technical or personal, I can easily pick up the phone and chat to someone across the global while addressing them casually by their first name or nickname, even my managers!

Zi Huang

  • Graduate stories
It is really cool that whenever I felt stuck on a problem, be it technical or personal, I can easily pick up the phone and chat to someone across the global while addressing them casually by their first name or nickname, even my managers!

Zi Huang