Civil Engineering - Graduate Development Program

Kick start your career through immersive rotations across our business, Work and play in our region that extends from Moreton Bay to Noosa, Discover your role in keeping our communities healthy.

About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where every day presents an opportunity to solve problems in unique and innovative ways. Together, we proudly provide essential water supply and reliable utility services across Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa, servicing 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, that’s why we are dedicated to providing safe, reliable, smart and environmentally sustainable solutions to our community.

2022 Graduate Development Program:
The 2022 February intake will include opportunities for four Engineering graduates who are driven to work within the water industry and have ambition to align their engineering discipline with a career in Utilities.
We want to hear from you if you're graduating engineering student, and are interested in: 

  • working within our Asset Performance team to support in water and sewerage asset management and engineering renewals projects
  • delivering complex infrastructure projects with our Capital Delivery team in a timely, and cost-effective manner
  • joining our Infrastructure Planning and Development team to provide a sustainable future in which Unitywater’s growing customer base receive affordable, safe and reliable water supply and sewerage services
  • Contributing to the Technical Services team’s planned and reactive maintenance works that ensures the continued delivery of Unitywater’s drinking water, recycled water, and sewer networks to all our customers throughout the region 

About our Program:

  • Take your degree to the next level by influencing and collaborating on projects directly tied to building an innovative and sustainable service offering within the region
  • Growth opportunities through core and elective rotations across the business
  • Two years of professional experience and development
  • Access to join broader water industry groups including AWA, IWC, WSAA.
  • Partnership with Engineers Australia and other formal development programs
  • Deliver on a Graduate Project sponsored by the Executive Management Team
  • Mentoring by engineering and water industry experts
  • Permanent position upon hire

About you:
You will have completed your bachelor’s degree prior to the commencement of the program. We’re keen to hear from you if you are studying in the fields of :

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering  

If you are graduating in another Engineering discipline and are passionate about this opportunity with Unitywater your application is welcome.

We are looking for people who have:

  • adaptability and willingness to learn and participate in professional development opportunities
  • ability to acquire detailed knowledge and understanding of various processes with an emphasis on learning and solving problems
  • strong written communication 
  • understanding of and commitment to safe behaviours that keep our workplace and community healthy
  • strong teamwork and collaboration capability
  • customer focus and a positive and proactive approach to interacting with our community 

We are creating better together:
Our values Reliability, Safety, Honesty & Integrity, Efficiency, One Team and Innovation help us to create a better and safer together culture that support us in being proudly Unitywater.  That’s why we are committed to working as a team that values the unique contributions of all our people.  Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:
Please apply online including:

  • your resume
  • cover letter outlining your suitability for the role (nominating a particular role if it’s of interest) and why you want to work for Unitywater
  • your academic transcript.

Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: 14th May 2021

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