The Opportunity

Commencing your engineering career with NDY means that you will become part of a unique international team of consultant engineers. As a graduate you will have the prospect of working with a team that designs landmark developments, propose to international panels of construction practitioners, and work on-site with a team of engineers, contractors and tradespeople.

NDY recognises that every one of our graduates is unique, and your development is essential to your success.

The NDY Graduate Program offers you as a graduate a comprehensive development program with ongoing technical training and continuous professional development. This ensures you will receive all the necessary post-graduate training to optimise your opportunities for career development and growth.

As a graduate on our Program, you will be challenged and offered unique opportunities to:

  • Learn and excel in your day-to-day responsibilities
  • Be involved in work-based team activities
  • Grow personally and professionally in a dynamic, inclusive and supportive culture
  • Engage and be mentored with exceptional leaders
  • The successful candidate will be entitled to NDY Employee Benefits

What we require from successful graduates

As a successful graduate, you will be passionate, ambitious and ready to start your career as a consultant engineer. You will be able to communicate effectively as your role will require you to engage and collaborate readily with various stakeholders. You will be able to be relied upon, accountable and responsible.

As an NDY graduate, you will thrive on developing your consultative skills that will complement your technical expertise.

You will have demonstrated your ability to balance work and involvement in other activities that you are passionate about (ie sports, clubs, volunteering).

The Company

  • Global Consulting Firm
  • Team Environment

Norman Disney & Young (a Tetra Tech Company) is a leading firm of consulting engineers with a global presence.  Norman Disney & Young (NDY) works collaboratively with clients and design professionals on iconic projects in diverse and challenging fields. A career at NDY offers many opportunities. Our people are the key to our success and that’s why we present you with challenging career opportunities on a range of exciting projects. We recognise, value and support talent, so you’ll be inspired to create ideas, share solutions and deliver meaningful outcomes that will make a real difference to our clients and our communities.

NDY is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture representative of the communities we serve.  NDY is a recognised employer of choice for gender equality and advocates for LGBTQIA+ inclusion and reconciliation.  We therefore strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates, and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

NDY embraces flexible working and welcomes a discussion about your individual needs.

The Position

As a graduate in the Electrical stream, you will be involved in developing the electrical design for a project. The projects can be from various market sectors like Transport such as train stations, Commercial sector including Office buildings or spaces, or even Mission critical locations like Data centres.

Each sector leans on different requirements and has an emphasis on different aspects of design. For example, Mission Critical requires having a lot of backup infrastructures ensuring the data on-site is hardly ever offline.

You will gain experience in Maximum Demand Calculations which determine the amount of “power” required for a project. This is the basis for determining our electrical infrastructures, such as cable sizes and circuit breaker sizes.

Another aspect is Lighting Calculations that determine the illuminance levels required for a project. This is the basis for selecting luminaires and understanding the lighting control philosophy.

Also reviewing documentation such as existing power drawings and Single Line Diagrams and assessing them against requirements, standards, and codes.

You will have the chance to work on a variety of different projects & with different clients which means you will also need to go out to the site and see your design come to life which gives you the opportunity to express yourself through your design

Graduate Development Program

Norman Disney & Young’s Graduate Program will equip you as a graduate engineer with the knowledge and skills to build your career.

Commencing your engineering career with NDY means that you will become part of a unique international team of consultant engineers. As a graduate you will have the prospect of working with a team that designs landmark developments, propose to international panels of construction practitioners, and work on-site with a team of engineers, contractors and tradespeople.

NDY recognises you are unique and your development is essential to your success and future growth.

As an NDY graduate, we offer you a comprehensive two-year development program. Focused development activities will give you an opportunity to build the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career as a consultant engineer.

You will experience a program that offers:

  • Structured development workshops
  • Rotations through various engineering disciplines
  • Potential international rotations
  • Internal Development Opportunities
  • Online Learning Platform
  • The opportunity to lead community projects supporting various charities
  • The support of exceptional coaches, mentors and leaders.

A Graduate Role at NDY

You will be a graduate who will thrive in a collaborative team and can readily demonstrate your problem solving and time management skills. You will be working in a role with real responsibilities within your first few months. You’ll get opportunities to work on ground-breaking projects while being exposed to a variety of challenges. As a NDY Graduate, you will gain hands-on practical experience and on-the-job-training while being supported by experienced, talented senior engineers.

To be considered for this sought after opportunities you will demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Strong relationship building and teamwork skills (demonstrated through part time/casual work)
  • Flexible attitude and ability to work with various people across the industry
  • Committed to learning and eager to take on new challenges
  • Drive to succeed and high energy levels
  • Ability to demonstrate the following Values: Excellence, Leadership, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability & Ownership, and Innovation.

Qualifications and Certifications

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering discipline relevant to the role, e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar.

Additional Information

Applications for our 2023 Graduate Program are now open. Before applying for the program, please ensure you meet our eligibility requirements. You must be:

  • An Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident at the time of submitting this application
  • You must have completed your undergraduate or postgraduate degree within the last three years of the program start date (ie 2020, 2021, 2022 or January 2023)
  • You must be eligible to commence full-time employment in February 2023
  • Find out more about working for NDY at ndy.com/careers

Application

Please apply through this link: 2023GraduateCampaign-Round2-NormanDisneyYoung.pushapply.com