Why work with us

We are a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm with over 50 years’ experience, and a unique employee culture that empowers our teams to deliver robust and innovative engineering solutions.  We have more than 500 employees undertaking major projects valued up to $2 billion.

We recognise that our greatest asset is our people. We strive to enhance the experience of working at WGE to maximise our ability to attract and retain the best talent. That’s why we’re so pleased to be recognised by AON Hewitt in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a Best Employer. This prestigious award has only been achieved by 19 firms across Australia and New Zealand, and we were the first engineering firm to achieve this.

We are enthusiastic, and focused on providing excellent commercial solutions to our clients engineering needs. We are team players, and characteristically build constructive relationships to facilitate the shared objective of delivering a successful project. Our leaders have excellent communication skills and understand that consulting is more than just getting the technical issues right.


So, what makes Wood & Grieve Engineers a great place to work?

We are a private company with a unique ownership structure, where the owners of the company work alongside everyone else. We are non-bureaucratic and foster a flat hierarchical structure.

When the company does well, profit share is passed onto all employees.

Our employees have access to wellness programs and Corporate Health Insurance discounts.

As an employee of WGE, we will help you to shape your future by providing Training and Development opportunities to ensure you succeed.

You’ll be given plenty of responsibility from day one, along with the opportunity to work on a diverse range of exciting projects that are transforming our cities. From high rise buildings, schools and sports complexes, to prisons, airports and resorts.

We have a dynamic, enthusiastic, vibrant and professional workplace. Bring your personality to work – we encourage it! We’re all about having some fun while we work.

We have active Social Clubs with monthly events; a Charity Action Group, and Staff Engagement Group.

Career FAQ’s

Resumes/CVs are only accepted online through our Current Vacancies portal. Resumes/CVs can be submitted to specific positions or as general submission.

To apply for a specific position, search for available jobs using search criteria such as Discipline, Role or Office.

After finding a job that matches your interests and skills, click the “Apply to Job” button and login.

Our HR Department will contact potential candidates directly by phone or email.

Please note that for Expressions of Interest listings, our HR department will contact you when a positon matching your selected location and discipline becomes available. Due to the high volume of requests, we regret that we are unable to respond to each candidate individually regarding the status of their application.

If the position is still posted on our website, we are working on the requisition; otherwise, the position has been closed.

You are also encouraged to visit our Current Vacancies page regularly to check for other opportunities.

If you are unable to login because you forgot your password, please click the “Forgot your password?” link to reset your password.

You will receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. If you are unable to login for any other reason, send an email to to receive assistance.

All recruiting agencies must have signed Recruitment Terms of Business with WGE as agreed with the HR Department. All payments for placements are determined as per these terms.

We have a panel of existing suppliers, however if you are a Recruiter wishing to work with us in the future, please contact our HR Department.

WGE will not pay a fee to a recruiter that has not co-ordinated their recruiting activity through WGE and/or does not have an agreement in place. All unsolicited resumes/CVs sent to WGE will be considered property of WGE.

Closing dates for applications will be listed with each vacancy, however in some cases WGE does not place closing dates on positions such as on our Expressions of Interest listings.