This Graduate Cadetship offers an ongoing part-time role, giving you time to complete your studies while you gain invaluable practical training, attend seminars and grow your professional network.
At this leading property construction firm, you'll benefit from a program that's been specially designed to assist graduates in acquiring the technical, personal and business skills needed to reach their full potential. The learning opportunities include on-the-job training and specialist technical development.
RLB offers a structured five-year program combining:
- practical experience
- in-house workshops and tutorials
- external seminars with industry organisations
- networking opportunities.
The successful applicant(s) will benefit from
- practical project experience
- earning an income while studying
- working on a variety of projects
- flexibility around the university timetable
- study leave
- resources to support study, such as library, equipment and software
- work opportunities interstate and overseas
- networking opportunities
- structured career progression
- work–life balance
Location: Melbourne Office, Level 13 / 380 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC
About Rider Levett Bucknall
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is an independent, global property and construction practice that provides cost management and advisory services. With more than 120 offices across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania, the RLB team has confidence in the experience of over 3500 people to make ideas real. The company can trace their roots back to the 18th century and prides itself on its heritage and the projects delivered to clients across the world.
RLB's achievements are a rich source of inspiration, from the early days pioneering quantity surveying to landmark projects like the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Park Precinct, Kurilpa Bridge in Brisbane and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).
- be completing their second year in a relevant quantity surveying / construction management degree
- have a genuine interest in the QS profession
- have excellent verbal and written communication skills
- have achieved solid academic performance
- have an advanced understanding of the construction industry, its processes, technologies, etc.
- have the attitude of a team player, and be diligent, hard working, and willing to learn and advance within a leading international QS practice
- be able to spend approximately 2.5 days each week in the office during university study periods.
- be an Australian resident
- be able to begin work immediately or after Semester 2 concludes (around December 2016)
In applying for the Employer of Choice program advertised roles you agree to the following Code of Conduct:
The code reflects our commitment to working together to promote an ethical, just and responsible work environment for all members of this program.
Industry partners/employers agree to:
- ensure they understand the study situation of any student they take on, and allow flexibility to attend classes as required.
- if providing an ongoing role, ensure that their student employee is equipped to develop, grow and succeed within the organisation.
- maintain a professional and safe environment for all employees.
- ensure all work undertaken is documented in the form of a written agreement and that student/graduate employees are remunerated in accordance with the Australian Government’s minimum wage requirements (as a minimum – based on experience and relevance to the organisation and the role).
- ensure that ongoing feedback, support and guidance is provided to students and the School of Property, Construction and Project Management.
Students agree to:
- ensure information they provide in their job application is accurate and honest.
- conduct themselves professionally, honestly and ethically at all times.
- provide feedback to the school when they find out the outcome of their application
- dress, speak and present themselves appropriately when interviewing and working at an Employer of Choice.