Graduate Energy Engineer

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At Jacobs, every day is an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable. We’re powered by more than 60,000 people across the globe who deliver innovative scientific, technical, professional and program management solutions for the public and private sector.

We're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good.

Ready to make your impact on tomorrow? We’re seeking thinkers and doers, visionaries and change-makers to join our 2025 Graduate Program!

About the Role

 It is an exciting time to be part of the energy transition at Jacobs as our Energy & Power business continues to experience rapid growth. We are working with established clients across the globe to deliver the Energy Transition. From major renewable energy projects to high voltage direct current inter country interconnectors and offshore grids, we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build a cleaner and more resilient energy future.

Jacobs offers a full range of Energy & Power project services from pre-feasibility and concept design, through to detailed design, owner’s engineering support and site supervision. We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic to work with project teams and clients, primarily within the Generation sector, with the opportunity to work across other areas such as Transmission & Distribution, Power Systems and Industrial Power projects. Our scope of services is typically a mix of consulting, owner’s engineering, and due diligence services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Energy Engineer to join our Melbourne Energy & Power Generation team in 2025. In this role you’ll work alongside other Energy & Power engineers, Environmental consultants and other disciplines across Australia and the Asia Pacific region, helping our clients to develop, construct and operate power generation projects that support Australia’s, and the world’s, sustainable future. You will work across a range of generation technologies, further developing your understanding of energy engineering principles, with mentorship from the Jacobs team every step of the way to discuss and foster your most effective career path.

Here’s What You’ll Need

 Ideally, by January 2025 you’ll hold a degree in either Mechanical, Electrical or Renewable Energy Engineering or a related discipline. This is a unique role that requires applicants to hold the right to work in Australia. Bring your curiosity, collaborative spirit and strong communication skills, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together . 

Our 2025 Graduate Program

As a Graduate at Jacobs, you’ll be a valued member of our team from Day 1 and work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. From gaining hands-on experience, to participating in networking events and structured learning sessions, you’ll find new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place.

Our teams offer a supportive environment to help you to learn, grow and excel. Working under the guidance and mentorship of our experts and industry leaders, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and the everyday.

You'll receive structured advancement throughout the grad program, along with salary increases over your first two years. We offer a competitive salary, great employee benefits and income protection. Please note the salaries listed on our job advertisements are base salaries, excluding super. 

We see graduates as the future leaders of our business, which is why we’re delighted to have placed #23 in the Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Graduate Employers award for ‘Most Popular Employer’ in 2024 and featured in the Top 10 for 'Most Popular Engineering Employer' Award!
No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture, and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Jacobs. A world where you can. 

Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network.

With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to delivering ever more innovative and sustainable solutions for clients and communities.

‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ to access the list of our available opportunities. Input your location in the Search bar to review roles that are available in your city.
  • Complete our application form and upload a copy of your CV, Cover Letter, Proof of Working Rights and Academic Transcript.

Applications close Sunday, 16 June 2024 at 11.59 PM AEST.  

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Engineering Mechanical
  • Work rights:
    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent
  • Work from home:Hybrid remote
    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Feb 2025 (approx)

  • Salary


  • Closing Date:24th May 2024, 5:30 am


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