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Laing O'Rourke

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

About Laing O'Rourke

  • Construction & Property Services
  • Engineering Consulting

Laing O'Rourke is an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O'Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it.

Our highly-trained and committed people understand the challenges of modern construction, the stakeholders involved, and how to work collaboratively to deliver our clients' aims.

We combine our expertise with purposeful technology, deploying innovations like digital engineering and AI to produce powerful results.

By leveraging the right technology we know we can spark positive change for our clients, their projects and the wider industry. That's why our 2025 mission is to be the construction sector's recognised leader for innovation and excellence.

Recruitment Process

Apply now for our 2021 Summer Internship Programme and construct your career at Laing O'Rourke.

We're hiring across six core disciplines/streams:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Sustainability & Environmental Engineering
  • Services Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical Engineering)
  • Construction Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Planning & Project Controls.

About the Internship Programme

Laing O'Rourke's award winning Internship Programme combines practical on-the-job experience with technical learning, professional development and support by experienced and industry leading professionals.

You will have access to a diverse range of opportunities including on-the-job experience, supervision and feedback, weekly training programme, group work, one-on-one coaching and formal goal setting and performance review with your line manager. Our objective is to help you develop the essential skills for a successful transition into the industry after you graduate.

We are looking for bright, highly motivated, high potential individuals who are:

  • Completing a relevant degree for the Graduate Programme stream
  • Determined and driven with a demonstrated record of achievement.
  • Work with energy, initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Committed to creating a positive culture that puts safety at the heart of what we do.
  • Challenge and change practices to encourage innovative thinking.
  • Passionate about ongoing learning, and seek opportunities to develop their potential.
  • Continually improve efficiency and develop flexible solutions for our clients.
  • Work collaboratively as one team to support the total capability of our business.
  • Are adaptable and mobile with full Australian working rights.
  • Intend to apply for our 2023 Graduate Development Programme.
     

Remuneration & Career Growth

At the end of the programme, all Interns will be given priority consideration to join the Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme commencing January 2023.

Our 2-year structure award-winning Graduate Development Programme offers Graduates real roles and real responsibility from day 1. This program is not just about building your technical skills and knowledge but building our leaders of the future.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Darwin
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
B
Business & Management
E
Engineering & Mathematics
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
P
Property & Built Environment

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The Laing O’Rourke Graduate Program aims to provide exposure to all aspects of our business and as such, I have completed rotations work winning, quality, commercial, rail and engineering.

Pamela Fredric

  • Graduate stories
The Laing O’Rourke Graduate Program aims to provide exposure to all aspects of our business and as such, I have completed rotations work winning, quality, commercial, rail and engineering.

Pamela Fredric

  • Graduate stories
As with anything, a strong passion for what you are doing is essential – I have a passion for construction and can see myself enjoying working in this industry for the next 20+ years.

Tom Shaw

  • Graduate stories
As with anything, a strong passion for what you are doing is essential – I have a passion for construction and can see myself enjoying working in this industry for the next 20+ years.

Tom Shaw

  • Graduate stories
The Laing O’Rourke Graduate Program aims to provide exposure to all aspects of our business and as such, I have completed rotations work winning, quality, commercial, rail and engineering.

Pamela Fredric

  • Graduate stories
The Laing O’Rourke Graduate Program aims to provide exposure to all aspects of our business and as such, I have completed rotations work winning, quality, commercial, rail and engineering.

Pamela Fredric

  • Graduate stories
As with anything, a strong passion for what you are doing is essential – I have a passion for construction and can see myself enjoying working in this industry for the next 20+ years.

Tom Shaw

  • Graduate stories
As with anything, a strong passion for what you are doing is essential – I have a passion for construction and can see myself enjoying working in this industry for the next 20+ years.

Tom Shaw


A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Amy Ha

Amy Ha studied ​a ​Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) ​at University of New South Wales in 2016, and is now a Commercial Graduate at Laing O'Rourke.
  • Day in the life

Amy Ha

Amy Ha studied ​a ​Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) ​at University of New South Wales in 2016, and is now a Commercial Graduate at Laing O'Rourke.
  • Day in the life

Amy Ha

Amy Ha studied ​a ​Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) ​at University of New South Wales in 2016, and is now a Commercial Graduate at Laing O'Rourke.
  • Day in the life

Amy Ha

Amy Ha studied ​a ​Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) ​at University of New South Wales in 2016, and is now a Commercial Graduate at Laing O'Rourke.

Videos


Major milestones of 2017

Twelve months at Laing O'Rourke

Major milestones of 2017

Twelve months at Laing O'Rourke

Advice


On the job as Graduate Engineer at Laing O'Rourke

Anjhavi Sundararaju studied Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering with Honours at University of New South Wales and is now Graduate Engineer at Laing O’Rourke.

On the job as Graduate Engineer at Laing O'Rourke

Anjhavi Sundararaju studied Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering with Honours at University of New South Wales and is now Graduate Engineer at Laing O’Rourke.