Ventia Grad Program - Engineering Graduates NZ

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Our Graduate Program 

Our #VentiaGrad program commences in January 2025, it is a two-year program with 2 x 6-month rotations and 1 x 12-month rotation to help you discover and learn about the many different parts of our business. Our program is designed to help you unlock your full potential and take your career to new heights. Your three rotations will take you out of your comfort zone by giving you the chance to work in both corporate and sector work environments and provide you with endless opportunities through meaningful work assignments and projects which will help accelerate your career.   


Our structured, two-year program includes: 

  • Professional development designed to build your capability and bridge the gap between university and work, including emerging talent programs, technical and soft-skill development. 
  • Mentoring opportunities with senior leaders to provide you with long-term career support. 
  • A current or former graduate buddy to help you navigate your first-two years with us. 
  • Innovation challenges to bring out your creative side. 
  • Rewarding work with a purpose. You’ll be contributing to projects and providing essential services that keep infrastructure working for our communities. 


What you’ll do may surprise you! 

#VentiaGrads will have the opportunity to work on a range of work assignments and projects across Ventia’s diverse portfolio which will provide you with practical, hands-on experience to build upon your qualifications and help solve challenges and deliver positive outcomes. 

Ventia specialises in the long-term operation, maintenance, and management of critical public and private assets and infrastructure. We operate across four main sectors: Defence & Social Infrastructure, Infrastructure Services, Telecommunications and Transport.  

Our four sectors have endless opportunities for graduates in the following disciplines: 

  • Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental) 
  • Environmental science and sustainability 
  • Safety, Health, Environment & Quality 


Great things start here 

At Ventia, we’re proud of our talented and engaged people who bring our values to life, inspire confidence with our clients and make a difference for the communities where we work. Our people are at the heart of our success and together with our clients, we contribute to stronger communities by making them safer and more sustainable. 


We understand that choosing where you start your career is a big decision and we strive to nurture and develop the next generation of leaders, providing you with unappareled opportunities for career growth. We’re looking for people who can apply their unique personality, skills, and experiences to transform the lives of people in our communities. If you are passionate about innovation, sustainability and being client-focused, then our program is right for you – join us bring our strategy of Redefining Service Excellent to life!   


You can view a day in the life of one of our Engineering Grads by clicking here


Key Requirements 
To be eligible for the #VentiaGrad program, you must meet the following criteria:  

  • Successfully completed relevant undergraduate degree in the last two years or be in your final semester of study.  
  • Hold New Zealand or Australian citizenship, Permanent residency, or Graduate Visa 485 (valid until the end of 2026)    
  • Willingness to travel and relocate for the duration of the rotation.   


About Ventia 

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.   



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Māori and Pasifika people, LGBTTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities. 


Application Process 

The application process involves the following: application, initial screen, psychometric assessment, video interview, assessment centre, pre-employment checks & offer 


How to apply  

To apply, click the 'apply now' button on this page and include the following: 

  • resume  
  • academic transcript, 
  • work rights – either Passport or Birth Certificate or Australian Citizenship Certificate and photo ID.  

If you are using an International Passport, please include your immi grant letter. 

Applications close on July 31st, 2024, don't miss out and apply today! 

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Administration, Business and Commerce, Consulting,
  • Work rights:
    New Zealand Citizen, New Zealand
  • Work from home:Hybrid remote
    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:
    Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
  • Closing Date:31st Jul 2024, 5:00 am


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