FAQs

  • How do I apply for a position with Watpac?

    The best way is to apply for a position that is already advertised on the Current Positions page. If there isn't a suitable position available you can still lodge your application via the Expressions of Interest link. This will allow you to upload your resume onto our recruitment database and complete an online ‘job seeker’ profile. Once you have successfully set up your online profile, you will receive job alerts as soon as positions that match your requirements are advertised.
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  • Can I apply or communicate directly with a line manager?

    Unfortunately due to the high number of applications we receive, our line managers are unable to liaise with every candidate. We have a dedicated team of recruitment professionals who will contact you should your skill set be deemed suitable for a role with Watpac.

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  • I have applied for a position with Watpac, what happens now?

    Your application will be reviewed by one of our recruitment professionals. Should your skills and experience be deemed suitable for a position with Watpac you will contacted by a member of our recruitment team. Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to contact every applicant.

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  • What does the recruitment process consist of?

    For the majority of positions, the recruitment process will consist of an initial phone conversation with one of our recruitment professionals. You may then be asked to attend a first interview to assess your cultural fit for both the business and the position. If you are asked to continue through the process you will then be given the opportunity to meet with the hiring manager to assess your technical ability. We endeavour to get back to all candidates with feedback (and offer of employment if applicable) within 48 hours of interview.

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  • Can I fax my application?

    Due to the automated nature of our recruitment process we ask that all applications be made through the website. This will ensure that you are given the best opportunity for employment at Watpac.
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  • How often do you advertise roles?

    All positions are advertised on the Watpac website and this can be updated on a daily basis, so we encourage you to check the Current Positions page regularly.
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  • How long are positions advertised for?

    Once they are advertised, most roles have a closing date of between one and two weeks, however some may remain open until the vacancy is filled. Please check the Current Positions page regularly for details.

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  • Who can submit an application?

    Watpac’s Career Centre is specifically designed to attract people who are interested in joining Watpac and is not to be used by recruitment agencies. Watpac will not be liable for any fee as a result of unsolicited or speculative applications from recruitment agencies.

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  • What is it like to work at Watpac?

    Working for Watpac offers our employees the chance to contribute to a successful company operating across diverse range of disciplines and projects nationally. Find out more about what it’s like to work at Watpac by reading what some of our people have to say.

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  • Are there opportunities for career advancement?

    Watpac is a constantly evolving entity focused on growth through diversification, both in terms of the areas we work and the projects we undertake. As such, there are often opportunities for career advancement and we always look to see if vacancies can be suitably filled internally before advertising elsewhere. Employees are encouraged to discuss their career goals and aspirations with their managers and to engage in the professional learning and development options Watpac has on offer.

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  • What are the benefits of working at Watpac?

    With a successful history spanning 30 years as one of Australia’s leading contractors, Watpac recognises the need to remain a competitive employer in the Australian marketplace. 

    Depending on your role, you may be entitled to a range of different benefits. All employees are able to participate in Watpac’s Healthy Foundations program, which offers a range of initiatives to stay fit and healthy, including sponsorship of Watpac sporting teams, discounts for gym and private health cover memberships, and a variety of other activities.

    You may also have the opportunity to engage in a range of learning and development activities, such as training programs, the Young Professional Program, Leadership Development programs, and many other initiatives.

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