Type of Organisation
Engineering Consultancy

Employer Profile

Why WorleyParsons? WorleyParsons is a leading provider of professional services to the resources and energy sectors and complex process industries. Our services cover the full asset spectrum both in size and lifecycle from the creation of new assets to services that sustain and enhance operating assets. With over 40,000 employees across 44 countries, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities around the world. We’re an Australian company that prides itself on providing safe and high-quality services which exceed our client’s expectations, which is why we manage some of the world’s leading projects.

Graduate Development Program (GDP) The WorleyParsons three-year GDP has been specifically structured to provide you with the maximum breadth & depth of work experience whilst catering to your professional needs such as networking, training and holistic development. As a member of the GDP, you will get ample opportunities to learn on-site, at regional and interstate locations and be exposed to a collaborative culture that fosters leadership, agility, relationships and performance. As you rotate within the organisation, you will be able to draw upon advice and support of industry leaders whilst interacting with forward thinking driven professionals. Our Graduate Development Organisation led by our Graduates is a key facilitator in this initiative acting as a voice for graduates, offering advice on both work related and social activities.

The WorleyParsons’ Graduate is: Ambitious, willing and open to travel across Australia and globally – A leader with enthusiasm, passion and energy – Entrepreneurial in spirit & innovates by challenging traditional ways – Confident in building enduring, strategic and long-lasting relationships.

Areas of Opportunity: Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Construction, Instrumentation / Mechatronics, Electrical, Chemical / Process, Commercial/Finance, Environmental, Water, Geotechnical, Marine, Coastal, GIS / Geomatics, Human Resources, Procurement & Contracts, Project Controls, Quality, Marketing & Communications, Health Safety & Environment, Information Technology and Estimating “I worked on two different iron ore projects exposing me to both the technical & commercial side of projects. Everyone at WorleyParsons was very friendly & willing to talk & share their experience. The vacation work gave me a broad understanding of ‘what engineers do’ and helped me grow as a WorleyParsons graduate employee.” Alyssa Nixon-Lloyd, 2010 Vacation Student & 2011 Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 
No current vacancies


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Bachelor degree in a students chosen field

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Quotes from Current Graduates in response to the question "What are the positives of the job and employer?"

"This company provides good support for new graduates and a well structured program.  I like working a 4.5 day week for the flexibility and work-life balance that comes with this."

"The people are friendly and the social club is great."

"I have been rotated into a site based role which I did not expect to recieve and it has been a very positive and productive learning experience. The graduate community is also very strnog and when there are times ewveryone comes together it usually is a great way to meet more people, learn about other peoples roles and generally enjoy the day."

"Excellent exposure and opportunities. Very supportive and realistic managers. Great HSSE initiatives and support. Professional managing of employment."

"Being able to learn more about Procurement, and the industry in general.  The company environment is supportive and friendly.  Fellow colleagues are willing to help and assist when I need a hand.  Gettting to know how the industry works and what is involved."

"Many technical experts. Ability to join/form People groups. Great social club with lots of events offered. Graduate program large for having buddies."

"WorleyParsons operates in a diverse range of markets. The company has a large international presence. The company operates a number of unique businesses, which exposes individuals to a range of different work across the asset life cycle."



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