Career development

Diverse opportunities to grow, back yourself and achieve


At each stage in your career, UGL provides scope to work with, and learn from, the best. We create pathways for you to succeed, and the space for you to carve your own journey.

Helping you grow

"There has been a lot of support within UGL. They helped me and supported me getting my Masters’ degree in Engineering studies. Additionally, they will be helping me enrol me in Engineering leadership training."


Elvira Metiljevic - Mechanical Engineer

"While working onsite as a trade assistant, UGL supported me to undertake my university degree. It’s a great career pathway with many opportunities."


Kev Barry, People & Culture Business Partner

Emerging Female Leaders Program

 Supporting female leaders to take the next step, we explore and determine your aspirational career goals, expand your leadership skills and build your personal brand to unleash your full potential. 

I attribute a lot of my confidence growth and ability not to doubt my capability to the Emerging Female Leaders program - Clytie de Vries - Alliance Manager
Female leaders program UGL
Project managers training

Nationally recognised Project Managers

At UGL, having the right people with the right expertise on the frontline is key to delivering industry leading projects for our clients.  Investing in our project teams and their capabilities is essential.

As a UGL Project Manager you will participate in a tailored development program that builds your technical and leadership capability, creates networks across our project environments and delivers the nationally recognised Diploma of Program Management.

“Leading a team on one of UGL’s more remote sites, the Project Management training provided me with valuable insights into the way UGL does business. It introduced me to a network of my peers and confirmed the common language we share as UGL Project Managers.”


David Gallasch, Contract Manager

Career pathways for leaders

Whether you are a frontline supervisor, senior leader or an executive, at UGL you will receive tailored training, career challenges and learning experiences that help you develop your skills at every level in your leadership journey.

Career Pathways for Leaders

“I recently took part in the Frontline Leadership program and it has definitely given me aspirations of where I can move in the future.”


Dane Cuerton - Electrical Site Supervisor

UGL graduates

Nurturing our graduates 

As part of the CIMIC Group, UGL invests in future leaders by providing graduates with exposure to a global organisation across multiple industries.

The CIMIC Group Graduate Program gives graduates the opportunity to learn and develop while working on some of the worlds’ most iconic construction, mining and operations and maintenance projects.  





Apprenticeships and internships

UGL supports new to industry recruits through our apprenticeship and traineeship program. This year we have onboarded 87 new recruits, made up of 72 apprentices and 15 traineeships. 

The program helps to build in-demand capabilities at UGL.

The apprentices and trainees have joined UGL at sites across Australia this year. Joining teams in both the Services and Projects Divisions, in trades including electrical, mechanical and welding.

When available, opportunities are listed on the job search page.
UGL Apprentices

“As an apprentice I feel very supported amongst our work crew.”


Tim Packer – Apprentice Electrician
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