Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction Pty Limited
Laing O’Rourke 2018 Internship Programme – Environmental Engineering Intern
- Are you in your penultimate year of study?
- Are you looking for a 12 week paid industry placement over the summer break?
- Do you want to work with the company voted “Australia’s Best Graduate Development Programme” in 2015 and voted in the 'Top 40 Internship Programme' in 2018?
This is your opportunity to challenge thinking and help create one of our many exciting and innovative projects across the country. Apply now for our 2018 Summer Internship Programme and dive into your future career at Laing O'Rourke.
We’re hiring across six core disciplines: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Services Engineering,
Construction Management, Commercial Management and Planning & Project Controls. At the end of the programme, all Interns will be given priority consideration to join the 2020 Graduate Programme.
About Laing O’Rourke
Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business is currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, and mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors.
Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry and has twice been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.
About the Internship Programme
The Laing O’Rourke Internship Programme is designed with high potential, highly motivated, driven university students in mind. The programme combines practical on-the-job experience with technical learning, professional development and support by experienced and industry leading professionals.
You will have the opportunity to gain real insight into the business and have access to our senior leaders while working on one of our live projects across Australia. In addition to gaining real industry experience, you will also have a diverse range of personal development opportunities including on-the-job supervision and feedback, a weekly intern-training programme, group work, one-on-one coaching with our L&D; team and a formal performance review with your line manager. Our objective is to help you develop the essential skills for a successful transition into industry after you graduate.
The world of Environmental Engineering
Laing O'Rourke considers environmental engineering and management to be paramount to all projects and business activities. We are committed to the protection and enhancement of the environment which means we are rethinking the way we design, engineer, construct and operate the buildings we build and the infrastructure we construct. Our Environmental Engineering teams work to develop smarter processes and more sustainable construction solutions that mitigate environmental risk and realise environmental improvement opportunities in full alignment with our and our clients objectives.
What do we look for?
We are looking for bright, motivated, high-potential undergraduates who are due to complete your degree next year, and intend to apply for our 2020 Graduate Development Programme.
In addition to technical skills and qualifications, we look for students who:
- Completing an Environmental or Civil Engineering or a sustainability related degree
- Are determined and driven with a demonstrated record of achievement.
- Work with energy, initiative and enthusiasm.
- Commit to creating a positive culture that puts safety at the heart of what we do.
- Challenge and change practices to encourage innovative thinking.
- Commit to ongoing learning, and seek opportunities to develop their potential.
- Continually improve efficiency and develop flexible solutions for our client.
- Work collaboratively as one team to support the total capability of our business.
- Are adaptable and mobile, with the appropriate work rights to legally work in Australia.
How to apply
Please include your cover letter, CV and academic transcript (online transcript is acceptable).
Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Applications close on Sunday 15th July 2018 at 11:59pm
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