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Austal Australia

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Engineering Graduate Program (Jul 2024)


Opportunity Expired

Are you ready to set sail on a career journey and be a part of Australia's leading Shipbuilder for Defence as a prospective engineering graduate?

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
AUD 68,000 / Year

Permanent Position, 9DFN, Salary Sacrificing, EAP, Yearly Salary Increases, Insurance Discounts etc

Start Date
1 Jul 2024 - 6 Jan 2025

Application dates

Applications Open
1 Feb 2024
Applications Close
31 Mar 2024

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Geotechnical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Hiring criteria

Multiple Degree Backgrounds Wanted

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Working rights


  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
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 Why Austal?

The Austal Graduate Development Program can offer you - 

  • Professional Development - group and individually focused and networking opportunities
  • Mentorship - with a Senior Leader
  • Exposure to Executive Leadership Team
  • Tailored career development plans (Technical, Business/Leadership or Project Management)
  • Travel Opportunities - Interstate or International
  • Paid Engineers Australia Membership
  • Work on specialised projects
  • Work towards the environmental and sustainability solutions
  • 9-Day Fortnight Roster

Austal will be looking for engineers in the below disciplines - 

  • Naval Architecture
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronic
  • Electrical

Throughout the graduate program, you will be exposed to rotations across our different departments/disciplines:

  • Production
  • Project Management Office
  • Design & Engineering
  • Quality
  • In Service Support
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Technology

About Austal

Austal is an ASX listed company and is Australia's global shipbuilder, defence Prime contractor and marine technology partner of choice - designing, constructing and supporting defence and commercial ships.

With the company well positioned to grow even further in 2024, there has never been a better time for individuals, businesses and government to ‘Team with Austal’.

Our Australian operations located in Perth, WA, Cairns and Brisbane, QLD and Darwin, NT lead the design, construction and sustainment of maritime vessels for defence.


  • Graduated in the last 24 months or be completing studies at the end of 2024
  • Full Australian Working Rights
  • Must be available to commence in July 2024 or January 2025


At Austal we are committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all. We believe that achieving greater diversity will enhance our operations and as such we actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply.

Applications will need to be submitted before 11:59pm on 31st March 2024.

Join us by being at the forefront of maritime excellence as we invite aspiring engineers to join our company to be a part of our 2050 strategic plan! 

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Multiple Degree Backgrounds Wanted
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Engineering & Mathematics

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.




Australian Citizen

Australian Permanent Resident