Your future at MWH

Best People…Best Projects

We believe that growing a company begins with our people. We look for those who are drawn to challenges that use every talent they possess, with the imagination, determination and drive to do the extraordinary.

Employees at MWH, now part of Stantec, are typically involved in a variety of projects. You’ll often find that MWH projects not only focus on the technical skills of design and construction, but also on the societal aspects of improving quality of life. Our employees often seek this blend of opportunities, with the ability to work flexibly as they grow their careers, and find satisfaction in their achievements.

Our Culture of Learning

MWH has invested highly in promoting a culture of learning and in managing our intellectual capital. Each year, hundreds of our employees take advantage of in-person and online technical, professional and  leadership learning programmes, through our MWH University, classroom training and online courses.

Employees from across our Asia Pacific offices share their personal experiences of working at MWH. Our employees work on a wide variety of projects and in many different industries. From transportation to water infrastructure and from engineering to construction, our collective skills help our experts have a global view on helping our clients achieve success.

Hear from our people

Civil Engineer and Project Manager, Charity Mosienyane joined MWH in Melbourne, Australia in February 2006. Charity has always wanted to travel and see the world and her career with MWH has certainly helped her to do just that. Learn more about how choosing a career in engineering has given Charity opportunities to travel and to design with community.

I’ve been given the chance to grow both technically and as a business leader. With the benefit of MWH’s formal development plans I now lead a high performing team with the opportunity to work both nationally and internationally. It’s been the best career decision I have made.

Gavin O’Connor
Group Manager, Transportation, Central Region

Wellington, New Zealand

One of the best things about the graduate program is that MWH fast tracks your career by moving you right into your area of interest. By starting my career in my area of interest immediately, I was able to immerse myself in projects both small and large.

Jamie Pye
Graduate Electrical Engineer

Auckland, New Zealand

The company has helped me to advance my career from a graduate in Northern Ireland to a Group Manager now based in New Zealand. I’m surrounded by highly skilled professionals and I’m proud to be part of an exceptional team.

Chris Maguire
Group Manager, Water, South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand

I enjoy working closely with clients and my team to solve complex problems and develop solutions. The ‘developing future leaders’ programme has provided me with the skills and confidence to take advantage of career advancement opportunities within the business.

Anna Bridgman
Group Manager, Water – Lower North Island

Wellington, New Zealand

Young Professionals Group

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Learning & Development

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Diversity at MWH, now part of Stantec

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Financial Review Client Choice Awards Best Consulting Engineering Firm (Revenue $50-200m) Winner 2017 and Best NZ Firm Finalist 2015 

Association of Talent Development’s (ATD) 2016 BEST Award Winner Leadership Excellence Awards 2016

Engineering News Record Rankings 2016:

  • #1 Top Firm in Power – Hydro Plants
  • #2 Top Firm in Sewage and Solid Waste
  • #2 Top Firm in Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • #4 Top Firm in Sanitary & Storm Sewer
  • #8 Top Firm in Dams & Reservoirs
  • #22 Top 500 Design Firm
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Search for opportunities

Work with the best and brightest. If working on the best and most challenging wet infrastructure projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and working across borders with some of the world’s top talents appeals to you, then join us.

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Graduate Opportunities

Graduate Opportunities

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Download our Design Your Career brochure below to find out what life at MWH, now part of Stantec is like as a graduate.

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Stantec In the Community

Stantec In the Community

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Every year, Stantec comes together to give back to the communities we call home. This year, over 250 staff from 16 offices across Australia and New Zealand volunteered their time, energy, and skills to various local charitable activities as part of Stantec in the Community Week in September.

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Professional Accreditation

Professional Accreditation

Professional Development Partner

Professional accreditation allows our clients to have confidence that MWH professionals are endorsed by a respected independent industry association.

MWH  in New Zealand and Australia achieved Professional Development Partner (PDP) status with the Institute of Profession Engineers New Zealand and Engineers Australia respectively. This recognises that MWH provides a range of professional development programmes that help our engineering professionals to obtain and maintain best practice and membership.

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