Imagine the Possibilities 

Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. With 74,000+ employees in 230+ locations around the world, we serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.  

As part of the Jacobs Graduate Program, you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get go. Gaining valuable experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, our program provides you the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career. 

Jacobs Graduates are well supported with professional and personal development programs in place to ensure you have the opportunity to be the best you can be. You will be part of the Jacobs Future Network which is a global program designed for early career professionals. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and helps you to shape and fulfil your career aspirations. 

About the Opportunity: Graduate Consultant - Energy Markets

Energy providers are investing in new power generating capacity and associated infrastructure to meet their usage needs and address industry regulatory requirements. Jacobs guides our clients through every step of their project: from feasibility studies, energy master planning and programming to design and full-scale project implementation.

You'll be working towards a double major in Economics and Commerce and you can expect to be providing technical and project management expertise across a range of small scale renewable programs up to multi billion-dollar thermal power generating facilities. Many of our industrial, commercial and public sector clients rely on our expertise in heat integration, waste heat recovery, cogeneration and biomass facilities, organic Rankine cycles and other sustainable energy systems. Some of the exciting projects that we are currently delivering include;

  • Large utility scale windfarms and solar farms
  • Hybrid power grid developments incorporating battery storage
  • Silverton Wind Farm
  • Sunraysia Solar Farm
  • Grid Connection studies and support for multiple renewables projects across Australia
  • Design & Commissioning support for a range of large scale solar and wind developments
  • Lead Consultant for various renewables projects 
  • Market modelling and forecasting for various generator connections

About you 

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations. Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and well-being events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have completed your degree by January 2019
  • Be technically inquisitive 
  • Possess strong leadership skills 
  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective 
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm 
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident 

Does this sound like you? To become a Graduate at Jacobs, apply today! Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered; 

  • Resume
  • Cover letter – tell us about yourself & in which specific discipline you have a passion in and where you see your career developing
  • Academic Record
  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)
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