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Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)

Career opportunities

Our Graduates Get Jobs

Our graduates are successful and in demand. In 2012, 100% of Environmental Engineering students had full-time employment at the time of graduation (Australian Graduate Survey 2013).

Environmental Engineering

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) are the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge required to become a professional engineer. Below is the complete list of attributes that graduates will have demonstrated upon the completion of the degree.

Graduate Attributes

  • A sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals and the sciences which underpin them.
  • An in-depth technical competence in at least one of the engineering specialisations.
  • The necessary skills to apply technologies and resources in engineering problem solving.
  • An appreciation of the broad range of issues which impact on the Engineering domain as a component of our society.
  • An ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution.
  • An understanding of social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and the need to employ principles of sustainable development.
  • An ability to utilise a systems approach to complex problems and to design and operation performance.
  • A proficiency in Engineering Design.
  • An ability to conduct an engineering project.
  • An understanding of the business environment and the ability to employ business principles within engineering projects.
  • An ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large.
  • An ability to manage information and documentation.
  • A capacity for creativity and innovation.
  • Understanding of professional and ethic responsibilities and a commitment to them.
  • An ability to function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a team leader or manager as well as an effective team member.
  • A capacity for lifelong learning and professional development.
  • The ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes of a professional engineer.

Sample Jobs

Environmental Engineers often work closely with other professionals, at times pooling expertise on particular projects. They are involved in a wide range of industries and may work in offices, laboratories, or outdoors on construction projects. The following is a list of specific position titles that graduates may find within this field. Access to these positions may depend on the amount, level, and focus of study and/or work experience undertaken.     

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