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Main Roads Western Australia

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As one of WA’s transport agencies, we are responsible for the state’s road network. We

work to ensure the roads meet the needs of the community, industry and stakeholders.

We strive to provide safe, reliable roads, bridges and paths so you can get where you

need to go.

Employer Profile

Representing one of the world's most expansive road networks, we are committed to

working cooperatively and productively across all levels of government, to ensure our

road network meets the needs of the community, industry and stakeholders.


Our Aspiration: To provide world class outcomes for the customer through a safe, reliable

and sustainable road transport system. We are responsible for the delivery and

management of a safe and efficient main road network in WA through operations


  • Building the state's major government road infrastructure projects;

  • Providing infrastructure and operations that improve road efficiency resulting in
    improvements in traffic and freight levels of service;

  • Maintaining the state's major government roads, bridges, verges and reserves;

  • Using technology to optimise the real-time management of the network and providing
    traveller information; and

  • Improving community amenity through the development and roadside stopping
    places, the incorporation or public art into infrastructure and understanding the needs
    of all transport users.


Our strategic direction - Keeping WA Moving - will guide us through our rapidly changing environment.


Five strategic areas of focus form the backbone of Keeping WA Moving, which are customers, movement, sustainability, safety, and capability. Delivering outcomes against each of these five areas are helping us ensure that we continue to deliver value to everyone in Western Australia.


We understand that everybody is unique. Each individual journey will be encouraged and supported by our dedicated Development Employee team alongside extensive professional training and we can’t wait to watch you grow!


Locations where there are vacancies for Graduates 

Perth Metropolitan offices, depots and regional areas including Albany, Bunbury, Carnarvon, Derby, Geraldton, Kununurra, Narrogin, Northam, Port Hedland and Kalgoorlie

 Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Roles available for Graduates 

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Associates

  • Spatial Science

  • Environment

  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

  • Network Operations

  • Business

  • Data Analytics

  • Property Management

  • Construction Management

  • Communications

  • Information and Communications Technology

  • Aboriginal Engagement

Degree subjects required for Graduates wishing to apply

Various qualifications considered

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Students and Graduates | Main Roads Western Australia

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

"I work with professionals who are highly skilled and very knowledgeable who are happy to share their knowledge with me and encourage me to develop my skills. I am surrounded by supportive, kind and friendly people."

“Working in the Kimberley region for two years I have built up a comprehensive knowledge of how roads are built from the ground up including, conducting investigations and sourcing materials from borrow pits, working with environmental clearances, placing and constructing embankments, constructing pavements, sealing, plant and procurement, and culvert construction.”

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