Your Career at Douglas

At Douglas Partners, your career is a continuous journey of growth. Here is what you can expect:

Unlock Your Potential


Holistic Project Exposure: You'll have the opportunity to work on the full life cycle of projects across various domains, from fieldwork to design, enriching your skill set.


We recognise the importance of fostering a work environment & culture that supports the safety and wellbeing of our people, drives our values and promotes diversity & inclusion.


Skills Advancement: Whether you're focused on technical expertise or managerial skills, we offer various pathways for your professional growth.


Chartered Engineer (CPEng) and Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) support - We provide dedicated support to help you attain memberships and accreditations.

Career Path

Project Manager

Elevating your career at Douglas Partners is a journey marked by milestones with a significant achievement being appointed as Project Manager. In this role, you will showcase your proficiency in managing a variety of projects, providing practical solutions for our clients. You are the trusted interface between our clients and our project teams.


Achieving the title of Associate at Douglas Partners is a testament to your dedication and expertise, showing competence in a range of technical skills and being valued by your colleagues and clients. As an employee-owned firm, Associates contribute significantly to the company's success, actively shaping its trajectory and sharing in the pride of ownership. This promotion opens the door to further advancements as a Senior Associate and ultimately a Principal.

Senior Associate

Senior Associates at Douglas Partners embody a higher level of experience and leadership. As proud employee-owners, they play a crucial role in influencing the firm's direction and success and are known and respected in their chosen field of expertise. This role represents a significant milestone in your career progression, reflecting your commitment to excellence and ownership.


As a Principal, you proactively collaborate with various stakeholders to achieve the company’s strategic objectives. You proudly promote the business and uphold the brand’s accomplished reputation within the industry. You regularly undertake practical mentoring and coaching of colleagues to support their ongoing career development.

Regional, Branch & Section Managers

There are a range of leadership opportunities across the group, whether it is to manage a section, lab or branch. These positions require distinct competencies, which we are committed to fostering through various training and coaching.


Elevate Your Expertise

Empower your growth and professional development through our range of courses and internal network:

The 7 habits of Highly Effective People – FranklinCovey accredited course.

The proven personal leadership system based on timeless principles of effectiveness. These powerful principles help participants lead more effective lives with lasting and immediate impact.

Strength Profile

By learning about your strengths, you can understand what really motivates you and apply these insights to help shape your personal and career success. By focusing on the tasks you perform well AND enjoy, it will benefit you, your team and as a result, Douglas Partners as a whole.

Career Planning

Create your own unique career pathway, identifying your learning and development goals and how we can best support them.

Best Practice Groups

Our Best Practice Groups generate and implement great ideas that add real value across the Environmental, Geotechnical, Groundwater and Digital space. Each collective consists of a diverse membership of talent from Graduates all the way through to Principals.

Our partners & memberships

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