Graduate, Civil Engineering

Job posted: 30/06/2024
Applications close: 30/07/2024 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Organisation: Major Road Projects Victoria

Salary: $77,778 - $77,778

Occupation: Graduate

Reference: 4712

Reference: 4712

Occupation: Graduate

Salary Range: $77,778 - $77,778

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Victoria's Big Build Graduate program 


Over a 2-year program, you'll have the opportunity to: 


  • rotate through a range of business areas (depending on your discipline and project team)
  • participate in a structured learning and development program involving a range of professional and personal development workshops, site visits, project work, mentoring and experiential learning opportunities
  • work alongside industry experts who will be eager to help and guide you
  • gain support with career planning to prepare you for the next step in your career
  • join a graduate program ranked in the country’s top 10 most popular government employers, and top 100 finalist as recognised by the Australian Financial Review. We were also ranked in the top 25 graduate employers within a large company by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers

About the role 


You'll be exposed to the design, development and delivery of upgrades to the road and rail networks and supporting structures, including bridges, tunnels, stations, earthworks and drainage. 

In this role, you will:


  • provide assistance in the review of project briefs, guidelines specifications and contract documentation
  • assist project managers and engineers in carrying out engineering activities such as project scoping of works, performing estimates, safety reviews and similar technical activities
  • ensure the project works are carried out in accordance with quality, environmental, and safety management plans
  • support with reporting and tracking of projects


Make a difference for all Victorians – this is your chance to work with a committed team and contribute to the delivery of major projects, whilst gaining experience and capabilities to develop your career. 


Delivering these massive projects takes multi-disciplinary teams working collaboratively in a complex and creative environment. Does this sound like your ideal workplace?


When you join the program, you'll be employed full time at a salary of $77,778 + superannuation (effective from December 2023 – as per VPS EA 2020). 

About you


We are seeking recent graduates, and representatives of Victoria's diverse community to join the 2025 Victoria’s Big Build Graduate Programs. Take the opportunity to build both your career and Victoria's infrastructure.

You will be:


  • highly motivated
  • demonstrate strong interpersonal and problem-solving capabilities
  • delivery and stakeholder focused


To be eligible, you must:


  • have completed your degree between January 2022 and January 2025
  • hold a bachelors or masters degree relevant to the role
  • have full Australian working rights for the entire duration of the program (February 2025 to February 2027)


If you have completed a masters degree, you must have commenced your masters within 12 months of completion of your bachelors degree. 




  • Engineering (Civil)


Please visit the Victoria’s Big Build website to find out more about the Graduate Programs.

How to apply 


Applications are submitted through the Victorian Government's  careers website.


The form may look lengthy, but you are only required to complete the below sections:


1. My Documents

2. Profile Information

3. Job-Specific Information

  • Note: Some of the questions in this section are captured for Victorian Government reporting purposes and the answers are not shared with the Graduate Recruitment Team. Therefore, you may be asked the same question again for the purpose of your application.


To apply, you'll need your:


  • CV
  • academic transcript (if you haven’t finished your degree yet or if you are waiting to graduate, please upload your unofficial academic transcript to date)
  • proof of Australian working rights (for example, your Australian passport, birth certificate or relevant visa)


You must attach the above documentation, or your application will not progress. Applications will not be accepted via email. Candidates applying must have working rights within Australia at the time of application as we are unable to offer work sponsorship.


Applications process


  1. Written application
  2. Online assessments
  3. Video interview
  4. Assessment centre
  5. Individual interview
Graduate, Civil Engineering

Job type:

Full Time - Fixed Term

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Graduate, Civil Engineering