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Development Program

With your skills and our ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2030, we'll both be 20 years ahead of the competition from day one of your career.

Be a change maker

Throughout the 2-year program, you will build technical and commercial skills and learn from experienced peers. You will receive continuous coaching and development individually, in the business and with other graduates as a group.

InfraBuild Graduate Development Program (GDP)

Onboarding and Induction

  • InfraBuild-wide induction upon arrival
  • Site onboarding, BU/MU, role, team
  • Online forums to connect with peers

Development Support

  • Buddy and Mentor
  • 6 monthly development planning
  • Line Manager coaching

Role Specific Development

  • Rotational Placements
  • Technical development and on the job learning
  • Graduate discipline plan

Personal and Professional Development

  • 2 x 2-day graduate development workshops per year
  • Monthly performance management and feedback
  • Targeted development and/or memberships

* Graduate Professional Development events/workshops are designed to bring together all graduates within the business to build soft skills and capabilities.

Workshops include but not limited to:

  • Building self-awareness
  • Communication skills
  • Managing conflict
  • Working with different styles effectively
  • Personal responsibility and accountability
  • Giving and receiving feedback

Support Network

Organisational Development / Pipelines Team

Members of the OD/Pipelines team play a significant role in the support and experience of graduates, the education and support of managers and the coordination of the program within our organisation. This includes:

  • First point of contact for graduates, managers, and mentors
  • Educating managers, mentors and relevant stakeholders about the program structure and their responsibilities
  • Managing business commitment to the following year’s program, coordinating graduate selections and role offers
  • Facilitating the deployment of eligible graduates into permanent roles on successful completion of the 2-year program, depending on business requirements and availability of vacancies
  • Attending the program welcome event for Vacation Students and Graduates
  • Ensuring that graduates and managers adhere to the discipline plan and graduates are being set up for success
  • Keeping in regular contact with graduates between when offers are made and when they commence
  • Regularly meet with graduates throughout the first 12 months of the program to discuss settling into the position.
  • Feedback sessions at 6 monthly intervals with graduates and managers to discuss performance and experiences.

Line/Placement Managers

Managers play a critical role in the experience, well-being, and development of the graduate. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that graduates are onboarded and set up to start work on day one of their placement
  • Supporting the graduate with current knowledge of the program structure
  • Assigning meaningful and challenging work that supports the graduate’s development and discipline-related activities
  • Setting performance and development goals and providing feedback, coaching and support to ensure the graduate is set up for success and remains on track with their performance
  • Supporting the graduate to complete their technical workshop/s and having regular discussions to check on their progress

Program Completion

At the end of the 2-year program, to be eligible to be deployed into a vacant permanent role, graduates must:

  • have met our performance and potential standards
  • have consistently exhibited behaviours and work ethic in line with business values and policies

While we strive to ensure a smooth transition and commit to actively seek a suitable role for you within the wider organisation, the actual availability of roles is contingent upon the evolving nature of our business and the specific business requirements at that point in time.

Interested in applying for our grad program?

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