Graduates and Interns

Macmahon supports on the job training with work experience opportunities for students and interns to help prepare for entry into the workforce.

Macmahon's Graduate Program provides hands-on experience, structured learning with a supportive team. As the contractor of choice for some of the world’s largest mining companies, our Graduates have access to major mining projects across Australia and Southeast Asia. Graduate opportunities include Human Resources, Engineering, Safety and Finance. 

Macmahon recognises that the success of our company is based on the strength of our people and as such we are looking for individuals with high standards and a strong work ethic to develop their careers with us.

The program is available to Australian citizens and permanent residents with applicable working rights in countries we operate in, and Indonesian nationals who have completed qualifications in disciplines with a key focus on engineering.

Now that you’ve done the hard work and completed your degree, it’s time to embark on a challenging and rewarding future in mining with Macmahon.

Macmahon Graduates enjoy:

  • A structured development program
  • The opportunity to learn on the job
  • Exposure to a variety of mine sites and commodities
  • Rotations across sites and functions
  • A senior mentor providing career development and guidance
  • Access to the latest technology
  • A great team and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

Lauren Ruffo – Human Resources Graduate

Currently enrolled in the Engineers Australia Graduate Development Program, Lauren Ruffo, Human Resources Graduate, is propelling her career. Lauren joined Macmahon in December 2017 as a HR Intern and quickly impressed the team with her strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Her student status soon evolved to an Administration Coordinator position in the Underground Mining team where she learnt the foundations of the mining industry and visited her first mine site. 


Tim Brown – Senior Mining Engineer

Tim Brown has held several positions in his five years with Macmahon. Originally undertaking vacation work and then officially commencing as a Graduate Mining Engineer. Tim has also worked in several engineering roles including drill and blast, mining and commercial analysis, projects, planning and currently he is a Senior Mining Engineer based in the Perth WAC office. Prior to moving to the Perth office earlier in 2018, Tim was working FIFO at Telfer in the Great Sandy Desert in WA. 


Lyndall Grace – Graduate Accountant

Lyndall commenced in the Perth office in March 2018 and in 2019 took the opportunity to be seconded to the east coast to assist integrating TMM Group into the business. She has acquired her Mental Health Ambassador qualification, participated in extensive IT training, and began her Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting. Lyndall is involved in project analysis and reporting, plant, cash flow, payroll and other finance-related components with support from various mentors. 


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