Frequently asked questions
How do I apply for a position within UGL?
When you find a position you are interested in, please ensure you have viewed the full advertisement before applying. This advertisement will list vital information about the position.
Creating a profile
Update your profile
I have applied for a position, what happens now?
Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated response direct to your email address confirming receipt of your application.
While the recruitment process can vary across our company, the standard process for the majority will flow as follows:
Upon your application being suited to the job position you have applied for, someone from our talent community will reach out to you to discover your skills and experience further whilst also providing you an overview of our business and the position for which you have applied.
Following your initial discussion with us, if you both feel the position is a match, your resume will be shortlisted and passed on to the hiring manager recruiting for the role for further review.
Following a successful review from our hiring managers, you'll be invited for an interview to meet with our team to discuss your skills and experience in more detail and provide you the opportunity to learn more about the team you have applied for and ask any questions you may have. This will be done either in person, via telephone or by video conference, dependent on your location.
During the recruitment process we may require you to participate in some of the below key elements:
- online application
- telephone interview
- behavioural interviews
- psychometric testing
- site visit (where applicable)
- reference checks
- medical checks
- background checks (police check).
Will I need a medical?
If you are successful in your final interview, you will be asked to participate in completing a pre-employment medical which aims to:
- ensure you are fit to undertake the expectations of the role safely and won't put yourself or others at risk of illness or injury
- establish your general health so that we can monitor you and identify any pre-existing medical conditions
UGL covers all costs associated with the pre-employment medicals.
Do you conduct psychometric assessments?
What is the process for reference checking?
How do I get an update on a role that I have applied for?
It may take us up to two weeks to review your application. At UGL, we don’t rush this step. It’s important that we make sure we select candidates who are right for our company and right for the role.
You can also track your application at any time by logging in using your username and password.
How do I receive my offer of employment?
Our recruitment team is able to answer any questions you may have throughout the process.
Can I apply for more than one role at a time?
- provide contact details so that we can communicate with you easily (a home/office and mobile number, as well as your email address, helps us to reach you)
- take the time to check your responses to the questions in the application process, and check your spelling and grammar
- if your contact details change after you have submitted your application, please log back in to our online recruitment system and update them.
Is my application confidential?
Are there any career advancement opportunities?
Privacy - how do I delete my record?
How do I reset my username or password?
Is there a graduate program at UGL?
Do you offer secondary student placements?
Does UGL employ temporary and contract employees?
We also partner with a panel of contingent recruitment providers to assist in resourcing our project and short-term needs as they arise.
Browse our current vacancies above.
There are no positions for me currently, what can I do?
If you like UGL but haven’t quite found the right career, you can still express your interest by submitting a general resume through our online careers platform. Create a profile here and complete all the relevant sections.
We’ll keep your resume in our system in the geographic region in which you applied, but your information won't be tied to a specific job opening. Our recruitment team will contact you if there’s a fit with one of our opportunities.
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