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Downer - NZ Graduate Programme - 2021 (Engineering)

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7 months ago

Application Open

23rd Mar 2020 11:00pm

Application Close

17th Apr 2020 12:00am

At Downer we're inspired by the challenge and chance to create a better future. As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, we truly believe in developing our future leaders through our New Zealand Graduate Programme. Our team of passionate people are committed to ensuring that all our graduates gain hands-on experience to succeed as an engineer. We’re here to ensure that you are well-supported to really own your future!

We know you are committed to developing your career, which is why our programme is focused on growing your capability.

Rotations through the business 
Our programme is 2 years in duration. During this time, we aim to develop well-rounded, highly skilled professionals by exposing you to the wider business before you specialise in one area. You'll start your programme based in a location and throughout the 2 years, you’ll need to be flexible to move around the country and to various sites to get full exposure and broaden your experience.

Dedicated Mentor Programme
Downer has an established network of mentors across the country. As a graduate you will be partnered with an experienced colleague to help you set future career goals and find your way as a graduate.   

Young Professionals Conference
Every year we invite graduates to participate in the Young Professionals Conference.  This is an event that incorporates professional development, team building, networking and technical updates.

Within a graduate role at Downer, you have the opportunity to learn how to manage contracts, programmes, manage risk and budgets, supervise civil works / road maintenance and design. You'll develop core competencies across the areas of people management, delegation, negotiation, time management and presentation skills – and that's just the start of it! 

We’re hiring now for our 2021 intake and have opportunities across New Zealand for:

  • Civil Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers    
  • Electrical Engineers

Once you've got your cover letter, CV and transcript ready, hit the apply button. Reference 568677.

For more information on our Graduate Programme, visit our website www.downercareers.co.nz or follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DownerNZ

You must be a New Zealand Citizen or have Permanent Residency to be eligible for this role. You must also be in your final year of study ready to commence employment in early 2021.

Applications will not be accepted by email; they must be submitted through our recruitment system.

Applications close on 17 April 2020 and we will review and we will connect with candidates after this date.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Advertised: 24 Mar 2020 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Apr 2020 New Zealand Standard Time