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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-based transport system. We are responsible for delivering 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.


Advances in technology and new innovations are without a doubt going to change how

we deliver our services and create new and different expectations from our customers.

However we must continue to strategically maintain our State’s largest asset, its road

network, to improve safety and efficiency. Our work makes an important contribution to

creating new jobs and helping to grow our economy.


Our strategic direction - Keeping WA Moving - will guide us through this rapidly changing



Four strategic areas of focus form the backbone of Keeping WA Moving, which are

customers, movement, sustainability and safety. Delivering outcomes against each of

these four areas are helping us ensure that we continue to deliver Value to everyone in Western Australia.


Locations where there are vacancies for Graduates 
Working at Main Roads, you will be part of a strong team that is committed to provide an integrated, world-class transport network across WA.


Our Cadetship, Graduate Engineer and Engineering Associate opportunities Cadet and Graduate programs are an excellent way to combine hands on professional development whilst you put into practise the nationally recognised qualification you are working towards. The Graduate program enables you to get stuck into the nitty gritty of your professional journey as you are provided with a structured rotational program that enables you to grow and learn at your best.


We understand that everybody is unique. Each individual journey will be encouraged and supported and we can’t wait to watch you grow. Our Development Program for our Graduates is designed to run for a three year period. During this time, there are four (4), six (6) month rotations for our Civil Engineering Graduates with one, twelve month (12) month regional rotation. and six (6), x six (6) month rotations for our Electrical Graduate Engineers.

Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Roles available for Graduates 

Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Intelligent Transport System Graduates, Network Operations, Business Graduates

Environmental Graduates and Spatial Science Graduates.

Degree subjects required for Graduates wishing to apply

Anyone with a Science, Engineering, IT, Commerce, HR, Economics, Accounting, Law, IR

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