Careers

A Career of Opportunities

We aim to attract, develop and maintain the very best graduates who have excellent communication and analytical skills, excel in a team environment and have a relevant degree in Geotechnical, Environmental or Civil Engineering. We offer opportunities to work in any of our offices throughout Australia.

As a graduate, you will gain exposure to our organisational culture, people and day-to-day operations.

You will receive an education that stretches beyond the classroom. You are able to work with people at the top of their field, form bonds with participants and have the satisfaction of participating in projects.

You will assist more experienced professional staff undertake site investigations, analysis of a range of geotechnical and environmental problems and technical reporting.

You will spend time in the field observing and undertaking geotechnical and environmental activities. This is viewed as a dynamic way to learn as it encompasses real work experiences.

Training Courses & Seminars

Douglas Partners recognises the need for everyone to learn and develop their skills on a continuous basis and will support individuals to help them achieve this.

As well as on-the-job learning, staff training courses and seminars are held on an ongoing basis as an effective strategy to build knowledge and skills.

One of Douglas Partners' team members from the Graduate Development Programme

Kate Fullham - Geotechnical Engineer (Townsville Branch)

Our Employee Benefits

Douglas Partners offers a range of employment benefits including:

  • competitive pay based on performance
  • financial support for professional association fees
  • financial support for post graduate studies
  • training and career development
  • study leave
  • incentive bonus
  • prospects of share ownership
  • friendly work environment
  • challenging technical problems
  • opportunities to work outside and travel
  • promotion based on merit
  • additional annual leave after 5 years' service
  • 12% superannuation company contribution after 3 years' service

Post Graduate Continuing Education

Douglas Partners supports continuing education and encourages staff to undertake post graduate courses relevant to their work. Assistance is provided by way of study leave for lectures and exams and financial assistance with course related fees. Conditions apply.

Equal Employment Opportunities

All employees and applicants are entitled to fair practises in the workplace, recognition and respect for social and cultural backgrounds and opportunities to reach their potential.

We seek to provide a safe, productive and congenial working environment and do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

How do I apply?

Applications must be submitted via the application form below.

Your application must include a resume and any work experience references. Please ensure to attach a copy of your most recent university transcript as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Our annual graduate recruitment drive commences 1st July. All applications must be received by 15 August.

Due to the volume of applications, unsuccessful candidates will not be notified.

Interviews

Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview. During your interview we discuss your academic achievements, future goals and work experience.

Apply Now:

Part 1: Personal & Professional Details

(include area code for home/office/international numbers)

Part 2: Upload Supporting Documentation

You can add up to 4 files to your application.
Items you may want to upload could include your Cover Letter, Resume, Academic Transcript and any other documentation that supports your application (e.g. written references).

Please note: applications submitted without a resume may not be considered.

(Note: PDF and MS WORD format ONLY)