Opportunities for Graduates in Australia - Be part of the future

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Are you a versatile, creative and innovative problem solver?  Are you looking for a start to your professional working career that offers the variety to allow you to explore what it is that you are most passionate about and where you can make your greatest impact?  Do you have an interest in transport solutions, particularly those arising from population growth in major cities? 

If the above describes you, then the Transport team, a part of SNC-Lavalin’s Engineering, Design and Project Management business is the ideal place for you to start your career.  

In Australia we have been helping shape the future of rail and transport for over 20 years. With 50,000 employees across 50 countries and over 4,500 employees in Asia Pacific, we are proud to build what matters. With public transport usage experiencing its highest ever growth and the extensive current investment across the transport sector, a career supporting this industry offers many exciting challenges and rewards.

Our Graduate Journey

Our graduate program includes:

  • Engagement and responsibility on real transport projects around Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia.
  • Rotations through our product streams - Rolling Stock Engineering, Rail Control Systems, Project Management, Safety and Assurance, Asset Management, Transport Advisory and Infrastructure, allowing you to guide your future career choices by exploring your interests and skill sets.  
  • Engaging with our broader group around the world, providing you the opportunity to explore SNC-Lavalin’s network of offices and projects.
  • Formal training provided by both SNC-Lavalin and selected external trainers designed to fast track your development.
  • Mentoring from an experienced member of our team selected based on their compatibility with you. 
  • At the conclusion of our graduate program you will move into a consultant role where you can continue to investigate the range of opportunities within our business and consider if there is a particular path or specialism you’d like to pursue, or perhaps you’d like to commence your journey towards being a leader in the rail and transit industry. 

Who should apply?

Graduates with a relevant degree in Engineering (typically with Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Systems, Aerospace or Civil), Project Management or similar.  

When: You need to be available to commence full time work in January 2019, however if you can start sooner than this, please let us know.  

Where: SNC-Lavalin Transport has offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. We will consider applicants for any of these locations. 

Application Process

Applications open on the 11th April 2018. You will need to provide:

  • Your current CV; and
  • A cover letter of no more than one A4 page outlining your background, suitability and interest in the role. 

Key Information

  • Applications Open: 11th April 2018
  • Applications Close: 31st May 2018
  • Commencement Date: January 2019 (earlier start dates are available)
  • Length of program: Two years
  • Rotations: Approximately four, but dependant on interests, background and business needs
  • Disciplines: Engineering or Project Management but other degree types may be considered. 

How to apply:

Please submit your application via the link below of your preferred location of employment

Perth: Click here to apply

Brisbane: Click here to apply 

Melbourne: Click here to apply 

Sydney: Click here to apply 


SNC-Lavalin’s Engineering, Design and Project Management, Transport division provides, as our name suggests, transport expertise to deliver sustainable rail and transit projects that shape cities for generations to come and enhance networks across states. We help cities and states grow through enabling enhancement in every type of transportation system by providing greener and customer friendly solutions for a brighter tomorrow, while upholding the highest standards in health and safety. We provide world class technical expertise across all aspects of rail vehicles, signalling, systems and infrastructure.