Undergraduate Civil Engineer - Vacation Employment Program

Gradco is a leading Tasmanian company which has successfully provided solutions within the civil construction, mining, transport and logistics sectors for over 60 years.

 We are currently seeking motivated & enthusiastic Civil Engineering students that are looking for an exciting opportunity to expand their education and gain practical hands-on experience over the 2021/22 semester break.

The opportunities will run from November 2021 to February 2022 (aligned to your university break)


  • Completed 1st and 2nd year in a Tertiary Civil Engineering discipline
  • A keen desire to develop their career within the construction industry
  • Enthusiasm to learn and be flexible in the tasks required of you, including exposure to site based labour
  • A strong academic record
  • The ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team
  • A current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Relevant workplace experience (highly desirable)


  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge across project management, materials, financial, environmental, and health and safety management
  • On the job training where you will develop hands-on practical engineering experience
  • A strong commitment to a zero-harm environment for all our employees and visitors
  • Highly supportive, team-orientated organisation

 We are committed to providing employees with an opportunity to grow within a diverse business. You will work as part of an inclusive, supportive team where you are challenged and highly valued.

 All vacation positions are on a full-time, fixed term basis.

 Gradco is an equal opportunity employer.

Would you like to apply now?

Download an application form

Do I need to provide any documentation to support my application form?

Yes - An application letter, CV and evidence of qualifications and experience.

How to I submit my application?

  1. Email to: hr@gradco.com.au 
  2. Fax to: 03 6339 2028
  3. Post to: PO Box 290, Newstead TAS 7250

When do applications close?

Applications will be considered immediately.

Would you like to discuss the role in more detail or obtain a position description?

Please call 03 6337 0200 – Sarah or Ben or email hr@gradco.com.au