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 Want to help solve the world’s big problems? Join our Graduate program in the Infrastructure Delivery team in 2024 and work for an inclusive company committed to your development.At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day. 

That’s why we pledge to empower all our people to make a positive impact. Together with our clients and partners, we're applying inspiration and a powerful spirit of connection to respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our world.  If you want to start a career with impact, from solving everyday problems through to tackling some of the great challenges our clients and communities face, you’ll find that here at GHD.You might think that sounds like marketing spin, but that’s the lived experience of our graduates, who participate in opportunities across the business, whether in different teams, different locations or different career pathways.  We’re a business built on finding your path in a supportive, collaborative environment.What’s in it for you?Outside of the technical development you’ll gain working within your team, you’ll also join GHD’s Graduate Development Program. The Graduate Program will connect you with graduates across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.  It has been designed for future portability, so that no matter where your graduate position in GHD takes you, your learning experience will be impactful and consistent.During the two-year program, you’ll learn about our business and our values, your team and most importantly, yourself. You’ll develop your decision-making, communication, technical and leadership skills and mentoring.  What will you do in the role?

  • GHD’s Tunnels and Geotechnics group is a diverse range of engineers and engineering geologists, and you will be exposed to many aspects of tunnels and geotechnical engineering across projects within QLD and beyond.
  • You will undertake roles of a variety of projects including major transport projects (road and rail), major dam and pumped hydro projects, solar and wind energy projects, landslip remediation and earthworks design projects. 
  • You will assist lead engineers in geotechnical data management, analysis of structures and their ground components (tunnels, slopes, bridges, dams etc) and the preparation of geotechnical reports.
  • You will have the opportunity to supervise geotechnical field investigations, including test pit/borehole soil and rock logging, and well as provide construction support, providing a combination of office and field-based opportunities.
  • You will work collaboratively with peers within the geotechnical/tunnels team, as well as other disciplines within GHD such as Dams, Tailings, Roads and Highways etc.
  • Connect in with a wider team of professionals to share insights, knowledge and improve your overall technical capabilities.

 We’re looking for individuals who:

  • Have recently graduated or will graduate at the end of the year with a degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Are passionate about the consulting industry.
  • Have strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Any prior experience in an engineering environment will be highly regarded.

What happens after you apply?Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition team members who manage each of our regions. If your application is shortlisted, we will get in touch with you for a Video Interview, where you’ll get the chance to introduce yourself and make another positive impression on both our TA team and hiring managers. How do you apply? 1. Select the "Apply" button2. Please allow up to 10 minutes to complete the questions.3. Upload a copy of your updated cover letter, CV and academic transcript/s. If you’re successful through our recruitment process, your full-time position will start in February 2024. There may also be ongoing opportunities for casual work throughout your final year of studies. Interested? Apply now. GHD is an equal opportunity employer, and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities. GHD embraces hybrid work arrangements to create a work environment focused on well-being, flexibility and productivity where GHD people can thrive, this supports the diverse needs of our workforce while balancing the benefits of remote working with the value of face-to-face collaboration in the office. #LI-SM1 


Why GHD? Being the best we can be is in our culture.  
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.  
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  Our commitment to you Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 
Our Commitment to you
  Who we are We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. 
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