Our Graduate Programme
You will have the opportunity to put your skills to use through the Graduate Programme. This allows you to 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.
The programme consists of rotational assignments where practicable and internal training courses and seminars designed to enhance your practical skills and provide a pathway to an invaluable career experience.
You will spend time in the field observing and undertaking geotechnical and environmental activities. This is viewed by participants 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.
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.
Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview. During your interview we discuss your academic achievements, future goals and work experience.