Graduates & Cadets

We aren't just about roads, bridges, roundabouts and traffic lights. We're about our people.

At Main Roads, we recruit people who are passionate about providing world class outcomes for our customers through a safe, reliable and sustainable road-based transport system.

Our graduates are motivated people who thrive on working in a changing environment, helping drive our commitment to building a better WA.Image: Graduate image.JPG

Our main goal is to help you grow. As a leader, as a thinker – and as an individual who has impact on our communities.

What we look for

We are seeking students for our Cadetship or Graduate Programs who are passionate about developing our state’s road transport infrastructure in an innovative manner and strive to achieve results. We look for proactive and enthusiastic students that are interested in working and living around Western Australia – particularly in regional locations.

You will receive a well-structured rotation plan, hands on mentoring and formal training to support your development. If you are looking to build your future and grow as a person and a professional, our Graduate Program is where it all begins.

Relevant Study Areas

  • Engineering - Civil & Electrical

Opportunities for Students and Graduates

  • Graduate program 
  • Cadetship
  • Vacation work

Applications open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Access our Graduate Program Brochure for more information and opportunities.

How do I apply?

Vacation work occurs during the summer academic vacation period and is only available for University and TAFE students in relevant disciplines.

Recruitment for our 2020 Engineering & Engineering Associate Cadetship, Vacation positions and our Graduate programs open on Monday 29 July and is advertised on the Jobs WA website .  We recommend you register through Jobs WA to receive an email notification.

We require:

  • Academic transcript – course and year of study
  • Current resume
  • Proof of Australian Citizenship or PR
  • Cover letter explaining why you want to gain vacation work at Main Roads
Modified: 04 Jul 2019