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Be part of Victoria’s Big Build

At Victoria's Big Build, we're building state-shaping projects that will change the way that Victorians work, live and play.

We are made up of 5 project teams, each with their own individual graduate program:

  • Level Crossing Removal Project – removing 75 dangerous and congested level crossings
  • Major Road Projects Victoria – easing congestion by building better roads and bridges
  • North East Link Project – building the biggest road project in Victoria - the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network
  • Rail Projects Victoria – delivering Geelong Fast Rail, Melbourne Airport Rail, the Metro Tunnel and Regional Rail Revival
  • West Gate Tunnel Project – building an alternative to the West Gate Bridge, which will reduce congestion and remove trucks from residential streets.

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


About the Graduate Programs

Each year, we offer approximately 100 graduate roles across a wide range of disciplines.

Over a 2-year program, you'll undertake:

  • rotations in a range of business contexts (depending on your discipline and project team)
  • a structured learning and development program involving a range of professional and personal development workshops, site visits, project work, mentoring and experiential learning opportunities.
  • career planning to prepare you for the next step in your career.

During the application process you'll be asked to rank your project team preferences.

During the program, you'll develop your technical and professional skills, working alongside industry experts and learning from professionals who will be eager to help and guide you.

By joining one of our teams, you'll not only gain first-hand experience working on real projects, but you'll also be helping to make it easier for Victorians to get where they need to go quickly and safely.


Who are we looking for?

We’re seeking graduates from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • have completed your degree between January 2020 and January 2022
  • hold a bachelors or masters degree in one of the disciplines listed below
  • have full Australian working rights at time of application.

Unfortunately, we're unable to offer work sponsorship. If you cannot work legally in Australia, you are not eligible for these programs.


Graduate disciplines

Salary and conditions

When you join the program, you'll be employed full time at a salary of $71,853 + superannuation (effective from September 2021 – as per VPS EA 2020).

Each year, you'll be entitled to 20 days of annual leave and 15 days of personal leave.

Your workplace will depend on your ‘home’ project; however, you'll generally be located in Melbourne CBD. For those who wish, there may be an opportunity to work in regional Victoria, depending on project requirements.

On completing the program, you will be well-placed to apply for vacant positions within Victoria's Big Build or with our external partners.


Explore our projects

Find out more about the graduate experience on each project team:

For further questions about the Victoria’s Big Build Graduate Programs, email gradprogram@bigbuild.vic.gov.au.


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