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Careers

At VEC Civil Engineering, we are committed to zero harm and place a high level of importance on fostering a positive and safe work environment. We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer.

Current Employment Opportunities

A wide range of employment opportunities exists across the various divisions of the business for qualified, skilled and unskilled people and we are currently seeking motivated individuals to join our dynamic team.

Expressions of Interest

We have no current positions for expressions of interest.

How to Apply

To Apply, please click on the appropriate links to SEEK.com.au and apply via the website.

For non-salaried positions please also include a Confidential Application for Employment form with your application Application for employment download, click here.

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We invest in our people to encourage personal advancement within the company, with training and development needs regularly assessed.
VEC is a Professional Development Program Partner with Engineers Australia, and support many of our Project Engineers and Project Managers through this program.
Other financial support can also be provided when employees undertake tertiary qualifications relevant to their role and potential advancement within the company.

Current Positions

Employment Opportunities

A wide range of employment opportunities exist for qualified, skilled and unskilled people across the various divisions of our business. Applications or expressions of interest are welcome in the following areas:

Corporate

  • Finance and Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Information Technology
  • Business Development and Marketing

Bridge and structures

  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Site Supervisors and Forepersons
  • Qualified Carpentry Tradespersons
  • Apprentice Carpenters
  • Plant and Machinery Operators
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Steel Fixers
  • Skilled and Unskilled Labourers

Civil infrastructure

  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Site Supervisors and Forepersons
  • Plant and Machinery Operators
  • Traffic Controllers
  • Skilled and Unskilled Labourers

Rail

  • Rail Project Managers
  • Rail Engineers
  • Site Supervisors and Forepersons
  • Plant and Machinery Operators
  • Rail/Track Protection Officers
  • Rail Welders
  • Re-Railing Labourers
  • Re-Sleepering Labourers
  • Skilled and Unskilled Labourers

Steel

  • Supervisors
  • Qualified Boilermaker Welders
  • Special Class Tradespersons
  • Certified Welders
  • Apprentice Boilermaker Welders
  • Skilled and Unskilled Labourers

Water infrastructure

  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Site Supervisors and Forepersons
  • Plant and Machinery Operators
  • Skilled and Unskilled Labourers

To register your interest in any potential positions, complete an Application for Employment including a current resume and copies of relevant certificates and licences and send to:

VEC Civil Engineering
Attn: The Human Resources Administrator
PO Box 812
ULVERSTONE TAS 7315

or email to hr@vec.com.au

Expressions of Interest

We do no have any current positions available.

 

Recruitment Process

Positions becoming available within the company are dealt with through the following process:

Application

Applicants may respond to a formal advertisement or submit an expression of interest.

Advertised positions are open to appropriately qualified people. Applications should be submitted in writing, accompanied by a CV and include contact details of two referees.

Where a person wishes to express interest in a position that is not currently advertised, they are invited to complete and submit a Confidential Application for Employment which will be retained on file for six months.

Please download an Application for Employment here.

Interview

Applicants shortlisted for interview are asked to respond to a number of set questions by a panel of two or three managers /or senior personnel. More than one interview may be required to complete this process.

Work History and Qualification Check

Qualifications and references will be checked for applicants being considered for any position.

Selection

Successful candidates will be advised of our intent to engage, subject to satisfactory screening.

Screening

National Police Check

Successful candidates may be required to participate in a national police check undertaken by an authorised organisation. This is dependent on the role and requirments of the position.

Medical Assessment

Successful candidates must satisfactorily complete a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing) undertaken by a VEC-approved pre-employment health assessment provider or medical practitioner.

There are no exceptions to these requirements.

Appointment

Subject to meeting all the above criteria, successful applicants will be provided with a Letter of Offer and/or Terms and Conditions of Employment. A minimum three month probationary period applies to all appointments.

Work Experience

VEC provides opportunities for work experience for high school and tertiary students throughout our operations.
The experience provides students with the opportunity to develop personally and professionally in a diverse work environment. Areas include project management, engineering, office administration, carpentry, boilermaker/welding and general labouring.
Expressions of interest for short-term placements are welcome from students interested in an area relevant to the company’s civil engineering business.
Email hr@vec.com.au to lodge an expression of interest.

 

Head Office

10b Industrial Dr, Ulverstone,
TAS 7315

PO Box 812
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Hobart Office

Level 3, 116 Bathurst Street
Hobart, TAS 7000

PO Box 812
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Melbourne Office

Level 10, 567 Collins Street, 
Melbourne, VIC 3000

PO Box 812 
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 (03) 9278 5100
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Queensland Office

2 Burke Street,
Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

PO Box 812 
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112