We are dedicated to finding the right people with positive, “can do” attitudes to join our team, and offer a welcoming workplace culture with a mix of employees from diverse cultural backgrounds.
We invest in our staff’s success through training and promotion opportunities and offer competitive remuneration packages.
We are proud to provide supportive, long-term, fulfilling careers across various areas and locations across Australia.
Whittens is dedicated to working with the Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities in which we operate.
We pride ourselves on providing employment opportunities and using Indigenous suppliers and providers wherever possible to create and sustain a culturally secure work environment that recognises the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia (ATSI).
We believe that partnering with Indigenous businesses allows us to support the growth and development of the local community, leading to meaningful and collaborative relationships which deliver positive outcomes for all.
Increasing Aboriginal employment rates in our workforce remains a key focus area for Whittens. We take pride in providing employment opportunities and strive to foster a culture that actively supports and embraces Aboriginal people.
Through our collaboration with local job services and recognised training organisations, we offer professional development opportunities and accredited training outcomes for Indigenous people throughout remote Australia locations.
Please contact Whittens for more information on Aboriginal Traineeships and Apprenticeships.
Whittens is committed to investing in our future leaders. We are proud to provide a Graduate Program that actively supports progression within the industry.
Graduates who join our team can expect an individually tailored graduate program supported by our Learning & Development Team that provides;
- Hand’s on, experiential, immersive and field-based learning
- 1:1 guidance and mentoring by our Senior Leaders
- Exposure to all facets of project delivery
- FIFO opportunities across various remote locations
Check out our careers page for current opportunities.
Whittens is committed to supporting our future leaders to reach their personal and professional goals. As part of this commitment, we offer internal and external opportunity for upskill and development.
Our Apprentices receive support through authentic, ‘hands on’ learning experiences that compliment the knowledge and skills studied at TAFE. As an Apprentice, you can expect dynamic learning and access to a range or experiences where every day is different.
We also offer Traineeships in a range of qualifications, which allow our employees to upskill through either in class or self paced online study, complimented with on the job experience and mentoring.
Interested in joining our team? Apply directly here.
Whittens is committed to workplace inclusion and diversity. We believe that everyone has a right to a safe and inclusive workplace in which they are treated fairly and without prejudice.
It is our aim to build on our inclusive culture, a culture that recognises and celebrates diversity. In collaboration with our clients, we work towards achieving diversity targets, allowing us to provide a workplace which maximises the talent and potential of employees, ensuring equal opportunity for all.
We pride ourselves on our ability to lead by example, from having three women as part of our executive team, to partnering with indigenous businesses and supporting CCF’s Women in Civil Mentoring Program. We are passionate about supporting Women, ATSI and LGBTIQ workers in civil construction.
As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we are actively working to develop and implement a structured learning and development program for entry level females and ATSI employees.
Expert in Industries
Whittens has a reputation for self-performance and the safe and timely delivery of large, complex, high profile projects across the demanding mining, LNG, defence, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, with a particular focus on regional and remote areas of Australia.