2021 Victoria's Big Build Graduate Program

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Contribute to the delivery of major transport infrastructure projects while gaining hands on experience to develop your career.

Be part of Victoria’s Big Build

We are building State-shaping projects that will change the way that Victorians work, live and play.

Victoria’s Big Build is comprised of the following project groups:

  • Level Crossing Removal Project
  • Major Road Projects Victoria
  • North East Link Project
  • Rail Projects Victoria - Metro Tunnel and Regional Rail Revival and Melbourne Airport Rail
    West Gate Tunnel Project.

By joining our team, you will be making it easier for Victorians to get where they need to go and contribute to improving our liveability.

Delivering these massive projects takes multi-disciplinary teams working collaboratively in a complex and creative environment. Does this sound like your ideal workplace?

Undergraduate qualifications: Engineering (Mechanical)

Mechanical engineering graduates will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts to gain first-hand experience in driving an integrated approach in areas such as design, review, construction and commissioning of mechanical engineering and control systems components of major rail infrastructure projects. Throughout the program, graduates will have the opportunity to identify mechanical system technical issues and priorities, and assist with issue resolution, decision making and design development. Mechanical engineering graduates will work within multi-disciplinary teams, working closely with delivery teams, key stakeholders and advisors to capture lessons learnt and gain exposure to industry best practice processes and procedures.

Undergraduate qualifications: Mechatronics Engineering, Engineering (Adv Manufacturing)

As a graduate in Mechatronics or Systems Engineering you will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts on reviewing the design, systems engineering, testing, integration and assurance of the rail systems network across one or more of the projects. You can expect to be exposed to the development and delivery of project scope and technical requirements to meet the operational, quality, cost, time, safety and environmental outcomes.

Undergraduate qualifications: Graphic design, Design, Visual Communication

Working within the project's in-house Graphic Design team, graduates will develop innovative and creative graphic design solutions and services for electronic and printed communications collateral. Graduates will gain hands-on experience with the document design and production process; from creative concept to finished artwork to delivered product and distribution strategies. Using a range of software including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premier, graduates will support the preparation of electronic artwork for a wide range of projects.

Undergraduate qualifications: Human Resources, Business (HR), Management (HR), Commerce (HR)

Graduates rotating within the HR team will build practical capabilities around managing end-to-end recruitment, workplace relations, payroll advisory, workforce planning, HR projects (including getting involved in employment programs including the Graduate, IBL, Vacation and Traineeship Programs) and business partnering. Rotations will also involve learning about how state and federal legislation, enterprise agreements and HR policies work to form the basis of HR advice and effective people management practices.

Undergraduate qualifications: Information Systems, Computer Science

Graduates working within the Information Systems stream will be exposed to and be challenged by meeting the complex IT requirements involved in delivering Victoria's largest ever public transport projects. Graduates will have the opportunity to learn about key IT areas including information management, systems analysis and project management.

Undergraduate qualifications: Law

Graduates will be assisting senior lawyers within Commercial and Legal Team with researching, drafting and collating reports, briefs and responses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. Graduates will also be assisting the team to ensure that legal documents are stored in accordance with statutory requirements and open to audit at any time. The graduate will also be required to build relationships and manage internal and external stakeholders.

Undergraduate qualifications: Environmental Science, Science (Environment), Rural Planning, Sustainability, Town Planning, Urban Planning

Graduates will support the projects to undertake key environmental assessments and obtain planning, environmental and heritage approvals. Individuals will gain exposure to establishing and implementing environmental and sustainability frameworks and integrate environmental and sustainability requirements into the projects. Graduates will also assist in the management of land and assembly processes, involving both internal and external stakeholder consultation, preparation and review of key documentation and dealing with legislative requirements.

Undergraduate qualifications: Business, Commerce, Finance, Supply Chain Management

Graduates will be heavily involved in assisting with the management of the purchases of all goods and services required to support the operation of the entire projects. During their time with the team, graduates will learn about the relevant procurement guidelines and policies that Victorian Government agencies must abide by when spending the public dollar. Graduates will build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and will end up working with nearly every function and project to procure everything from the lollies handed out to commuters during community events, through to the engagement of major professional advisory services.

Undergraduate qualifications: OH&S, Safety Management

Graduates who rotate within the Safety team will develop capability in the promotion of a safe work culture and be involved with the coordination of all health and safety aspects of activities undertaken by project staff and contractors. Graduates will gain an understanding of safety systems development, implementation and auditing, relationship management and providing sound advice in accordance with legislative requirements, policies and procedures.

Graduates may have the opportunity to work within an Alliance. Alliance contracting is a collaborative procurement method used to deliver complex projects. As a graduate working in an Alliance, you will be exposed to a variety of different tasks depending on the project life cycle and function that can include both site and office based roles. On-site roles will provide exposure to the front-face of rail project delivery, where graduates may work alongside top tier contractors.

Candidates applying must have working rights within Australia by the commencement of the Graduate Program in February 2021 and will not be offered work sponsorships.

Application process

Our selection process includes a mix of assessment activities such as cognitive assessments, interviews and pre-employment checks.

Successful candidates will commence the program in February 2021.

Applications for the 2021 program are now closed.

For Graduate Program enquiries, email MTIA Graduate Program.

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