Looking to kick off your career in geospatial?
Join our emerging professionals
We offer you the opportunity to gain the skills and experience you need to become a successful geospatial professional. You will be supported by experienced colleagues who can adapt to the constantly changing landscape. In addition, you will be provided with opportunities to accelerate your career by working on some of the industry’s most challenging and complex projects. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career in surveying, we urge you to apply today!
Working with Woolpert is more than just the basics of geospatial. Whether you want to become a GIS Specialist, Surveyor or Project Manager, we can help get you there. But it’s not all work and no play. You’ll have the chance to meet other like-minded professionals, network with industry professionals and have some fun. So, if you’re an early starter looking for an exciting challenge, Woolpert is the place for you.
Why Choose Woolpert
What you can achieve
-You will learn from highly experienced professionals, who are dedicated to teaching and have a wealth of industry experience.
-You will have access to some of the latest technology and equipment available in surveying and GIS.
-Undertake a challenging and rewarding project in the early stages of your career.
Positions We Often Seek
We seek enthusiastic and motivated individuals who want to progress to the next level while experiencing innovative technology on a
diverse range of projects and in the following:
GIS Developers & Consultants
LiDAR & Geospatial Analysts
Project Coordinators & Managers
Overview: Exploring Interests and Growing Skills
During the program, we focus on an experience that promotes growth in technical and professional skills.
Throughout their experience at Woolpert, participants are given the opportunity to explore their interests and different career options through cross-training and project involvement with multiple teams.
You will learn about individual and team roles/responsibilities and starts to get immersed in Woolpert culture. You’ll be assigned to a team and project work that is guided by your supervisor and will get acquainted with the industry-leading and innovative projects in our portfolio.
You will be supported and encouraged to provide contributions to projects. As your knowledge and confidence grows, you will be able to answer more questions and become a point of contact for project work responsibilities. You are given a safe space to explore new responsibilities and for those seeking a leadership pathway, you may even be able to lead a project team.
Once you have been with Woolpert for some time, and developed further experience, you will be able to take on higher level tasks and own projects.
We’re proud that many of our students successfully “land” within Woolpert to start long and prosperous careers.
Access to Learning & Development Resources
You will have access to thousands of courses through top content creators LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft, which cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to professional and personal growth. Specifically curated courses are available for early career geospatial professionals.
Creating an Inclusive & Fun Environment
Aligned with our Inclusion and Diversity approach, we promote an inclusive environment where employees are respected, empowered and encouraged to be their true selves. We provide and facilitate both in-person and virtual networking opportunities to connect in fun ways that enable you to relax and connect in informal environments, including in-office gatherings and activities, social outings, and Woolpack Wednesdays.
You will be offered networking opportunities, including luncheons, after-work events and breakfast connects across the company with other students, subject matter experts in different areas, as well as with C-suite and operational leadership teams.
What You Can Expect from the Woolpack
- Employee Assistance Program for employees and family members
- Robust work assignments
- Mentorship on projects of all sizes and complexities
- Novated leasing and Salary Sacrifice
- Personal and professional development, including opportunities to attend conferences and earn professional certificates
- Flexible hours and hybrid home/office working environment
- A diverse and inclusive culture
- Presentation opportunities with senior leadership
Where You’ll be Working
With offices in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, and Wollongong, we offer a range of locations and opportunities for potential program participants to join us.
Experience flexibility and innovation as you kick-start your career with Woolpert.
Woolpert is the premier architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG), and strategic consulting firm, with a vision to become one of the best companies in the world. We innovate within and across markets to effectively serve public, private, and government clients worldwide. Woolpert is a Global Top 100 Geospatial Company, a Top 100 ENR Global Design firm, earned six straight Great Place to Work certifications, and actively nurtures a culture of growth, inclusion, diversity, and respect. Founded in 1911 in Dayton, Ohio, Woolpert has been America’s fastest-growing AEG firm since 2015. Woolpert has over 2,000 employees and more than 60 offices on five continents.
Woolpert culture is comprised of our values, beliefs, attitudes and mindset. It defines how we act and the decisions we make. Our culture reflects our core values—and vice versa. We recognise that culture drives decisions, interactions, business and momentum, and while a firm without a great culture can still make money, it will never be a truly great firm. We make Woolpert a great place to work by unifying our efforts to define our culture while displaying, upholding and living out our core values:
A Great Place to Work
Great companies are built from great people and great clients. Woolpert is continually moving its culture forward, and we are proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work.
This national program polls employees based on trust in company leadership, pride in their jobs and enjoyment of their co-workers, and it helps workplaces foster and improve workplace culture.
We believe that a strong, thriving company requires a diverse team with a broad range of perspectives, backgrounds, knowledge and experiences. That is why we are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity for all our employees. We promote an inclusive environment where employees are respected, empowered and encouraged to be their true selves. Together, our differences make us stronger.
Woolpert's University Partnerships
Woolpert’s university partnerships are a key part of our strategic recruiting efforts. These purposeful partnerships align with each sector’s staffing plans and growth. Each year we work with a selection of universities to build and maintain relationships that benefit emerging geospatial professionals.
This focused list of schools is below:
Does Woolpert sound like an organisation you’d like to be a part of?
We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, driven and talented to join our team. Whether you are newly graduated, looking for a new direction or have previous experience, we would love to hear from you.