The Opportunity

  • Brisbane office location
  • Get exposure to varied project deliverables
  • Key role delivering high profile projects
  • The successful candidate will be entitled to NDY Employee Benefits​​​​​​​​​​

Commencing your engineering career with NDY means that you will become part of a unique international team of consultant engineers. As a project engineer 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.

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 welcome a discussion about your individual needs.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Position​​​​​​​

As a junior engineer in the mechanical stream, you will be involved in a wide range of projects stretching across not just Australia, but the world through our various offices. You will be responsible for the mechanical HVAC system design while coordinating with other services to arrive at a final design using industry software. This will encompass working through concepts, drafting equipment and services layout, and working with suppliers to ensure a workable and functioning design.

You will gain experience in not just your technical skills but also receive training in your communications and management skills. Technical focus is primarily on thermodynamics and piping systems however NDY presents you with the opportunity to explore other market areas throughout the course of your graduate program.

NDY trains you to not just to be a technical engineer through both internal and external training programs but provides opportunities to develop your personal skills with internal programs with graduates from all areas of the company and face to face opportunities with industry leaders.

You will have a chance to work on projects ranging from fast paced, inner city developments to large landmark projects that improve the lives of everyone associated with it. From solving difficult coordination problems to working closely with all stakeholders you will have the opportunity to change the shape of a skyline and be part of projects that will be around for generations to come.


As a successful candidate, you will be passionate, ambitious, and ready to continue to grow 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 employee, you will thrive on developing your consultative skills that will complement your technical expertise.

We are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Strong relationship building and teamwork skills
  • 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
  • Basic understanding of HVAC systems and relevant software (Camel, CAD, Revit etc) and standards (NCC, AS1668 etc)
  • Ability to demonstrate the following NDY Values: Excellence, Leadership, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability & Ownership, Innovation.

Training and Development

NDY has a strong focus on the development of our staff and training will be a key element of this development whether on internal or external training courses.  We will develop a career plan for each staff member that will focus on core elements of your role to provide you with a clear progression in your career path.

Additionally, the successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of projects from healthcare facilities through to commercial office developments and retail developments, both as new build and refurbishments.

NDY recognises you are unique, and your development is essential to your success and future growth. As an NDY employee, we offer you several development programs to expand your skills. Focused development activities will give you an opportunity to build the skills and knowledge essential for a successful career as a consultant engineer.

Additional Information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date
  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia.  Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application
  • Find out more about working for NDY at


To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status

For a confidential discussion about this position, you may apply by submitting your CV and covering letter to ​​​​​​​

Please put “Project Engineer – Brisbane” as the email subject title.