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Laing O'Rourke

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Type of Organisation

Engineering Construction Company


Employer Profile

A global engineering enterprise with a diverse group of vertically integrated businesses,

Laing O’Rourke draws on more than 50 years of involvement in Australian construction

and infrastructure including more than 15 years under the Laing O’Rourke banner.


As Australia’s largest privately-owned construction and engineering business, we are

committed to the future of this country. We conduct our business in a manner that is fair,

transparent, and above all, safe and sustainable.


Our people are the heart of everything we do. We know that building an enduring and

innovative organisation requires us to develop and nurture the very best talent from

across the industry.


The business has demonstrated a commitment to driving real change across the industry to ensure both men and women can access rewarding and challenging careers for a number of years.


In 2020, Laing O’Rourke was awarded the prestigious Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It was an incredibly proud moment for the business and another step towards our mission to become the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction sector.


We know that construction will play a major role in rebuilding the economy following a challenging 2020 and we are committed to creating a better business and a better industry for all.


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

We have projects and vacancies across Australia.


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


Roles available for Graduates

Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical & Environmental) Construction Management, Commercial (Quantity Surveying, Law & Planning)


Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Degrees in the following fields: Civil, Electrical, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering Construction Management Environmental Sciences Quantity Surveying Economics Commerce Law


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What do recent graduates say are the best things about working with us?

“Leaders in delivering on promises to graduates for offering a great variation of rotations across the business and throughout the country. The time, funding and support provided to our development within the business shows how highly the graduate development programme is regarded by senior management.”


“Experiencing a broad range of opportunities across the business and being engaged on world-class, award winning projects with a diverse mix of talented people. The work is supported by a strong culture focused on diversity, flexibility, strategy and development opportunities.”

"Culture around continual training and development. Quality as a key emphasis in the work that is delivered to clients. Networking opportunities within the business to understand different divisions."

"Rotational program is very good and there is a fabulous culture around supporting development. Since we are constantly moving to different projects/teams, we are provided with endless opportunity to explore and grow, should we choose to. There is also a lot of individual support, with the grad coordinator regularly scheduling one-on-ones to keep track of our career aspirations, pain points and ways to support us."

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