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  • Closing on 1 Aug 2019

Graduate Job

Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems?
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Open
9 Jul 2019
Start Date
ASAP
  • Closing on 4 Aug 2019

Graduate Job

Our award-winning Graduate Program provides a wealth of opportunity to gain transferable skills as well as becoming an e…
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Open
14 Jun 2019
Start Date
Ongoing
Number of Vacancies
12
Minimum Salary
$55,000
Maximum Salary
$59,999
  • Closing on 5 Aug 2019

Graduate Job

Our team is seeking a motivated graduate who is interested in developing their skills in Environmental services.
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
E
Engineering & Mathematics
S
Sciences
Applications Open
4 Jul 2019
Start Date
4 Jul 2019
  • Closing on 6 Aug 2019

Graduate Job

Are you a final year student or recent graduate from a S.T.E.M degree?
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Applications Open
1 Jul 2019
Start Date
1 Feb 2020
  • Closing on 17 Aug 2019

Graduate Job

Apply for our Career Compass Programme and kick-start your career.
Hiring Graduates with Degrees In
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
Start Date
Ongoing

Civil & Structural Engineering Graduate Jobs overview

The work of civil engineers is largely the backbone of the built environment industry.

Civil engineers draw on their knowledge of maths, physics and various other principles to apply this knowledge to construct roads, bridges, dams and more. Civil engineers are employed by a diverse range of employers in a variety of sectors. This includes construction, mining, transportation and consulting and they will have various responsibilities. For example, engineering consultants will frequently work on the development of blueprints for projects or advise on existing designs.

What are the specialisations for civil engineers?

There are a variety of roles for civil engineering students looking for a career in this sector. They include:

  • Town planner
  • Coastal engineer
  • Pipeline engineer
  • Structural engineer
  • Water resources/Hydraulic engineer
  • Transportation and Highways engineer
  • Federal or local government engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer

How to get a civil engineering graduate job?

Firstly, whilst you have a highly sought after degree, it doesn’t mean that finding a graduate job is a fait accompli. Research is the one thing that will set you apart from other students. Constructing a bullet-proof resume and tailoring your cover letter to meet the needs and values of each employer you apply to, will set you apart in the race to the most sought after graduate programs in New Zealand. Companies like Aurecon receive large volumes of graduate jobs each year, so ensuring you follow the above is step one in ensuring your CV and cover letter stand out!

Average salary

The average salary for New Zealand engineering graduates starts at the $60,000 mark, however, once you develop your skills and become a chartered engineer, experienced civil engineers can expect to earn upwards of NZ$120,000.

Who hires civil engineering graduates?

Students will quickly find that there are a wide variety of graduate employers who accept applications from civil engineering students. The reason being, the analytical skills obtained in these courses are highly desirable amongst graduate employers. Naturally, the most common path is construction companies and engineering consulting firms like AECOM and WSP. However, trading firms like Tibra, investment banks like Macquarie and even the ‘Big Four’ specifically sought after civil engineering graduates to join their graduate program and add diversity of thought into their organisation.

For a full list of the top engineering firms who hire graduates, see our list here

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