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 (i.e., sports, clubs, volunteering).

About the role

Working under the guidance and mentorship of an experienced engineer, the Graduate Project Engineer assists the national Sustainability Global Specialist Group in the delivery of a range of projects on behalf of NDY’s clients. A graduate engineer is required to develop knowledge and competencies required to perform independent work.

The successful candidate will be Aware of the environmental challenges facing human civilisation, and the interactions of the built environment with the natural world and human health NDY will help to develop your skills in understanding energy, daylight, thermal comfort and CFD modelling requirements related to designing and maintaining a sustainable built environment. You will need to be inquisitive, and demonstrate an eagerness to develop skills, acquire knowledge, and gain a breadth and depth of experience.

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 these 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, Innovation.

Qualifications and Certifications

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline relevant to the role, e.g., Building Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering 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
  • Find out more about working for NDY at www.ndy.com/careers

​​​​​​​​​​Application

If you like what you have read, meet our criteria, and would like a career as a consulting engineer, please email your CV, a cover letter, and your academic transcript to careers@ndy.com. Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

Please put “Graduate Sustainability Consultant – Sydney” as the email subject title.

Applications close Friday 23rd December 2022.