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Tonkin + Taylor

4.4
  • #4 in Engineering consulting
  • 500 - 1,000 employees

Tonkin + Taylor Graduate Programs & Internships

  • Engineering Consulting

At Tonkin + Taylor (T+T), you'll find much more than just a graduate job. You'll find people: 1000 bright individuals who are committed to making a difference through positively impacting people and our environment. We're passionate about what we do, we love a good challenge, we care about our planet and we're fond of a good morning tea (or ten)!

T+T is a 100% New Zealand-owned specialist environmental and engineering consultancy. We shape the interface between people and the environment - earth, water and air - using science and engineering. Don't just take our word for it! In March 2019, our clients voted T+T the 'Best Engineering Consultancy in Australasia' at the 2019 Beaton Client Choice Awards.

T+T are proud to be part of the Rainbow Tick Whanau and welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

Recruitment Process

Applications:

We look for graduates and interns with inquisitive minds from a range of degree backgrounds who are looking for an exceptional, open environment to help them succeed.

Check out the job description for each role you are interested in as it will give you more information on eligibility requirements and what the job may entail.

Interviews/Assessment Days:

At T+T, we take a flexible approach to our recruitment process and we regularly interview and hire via video call. In this flexible working world, we'll likely run our T+T Experience Mornings rather than video interviews but we will remain as flexible as possible.

If you're successful at the application stage, we will be giving you more information about the details of this day in our email communications.

Selection/Offers:

During our selection process we will be updating you as much as we can. We consider each application individually so it may take some time to let you know the outcome. We know that it is hard, but we thank you in advance for your patience as we consider numerous factors for each role.

Remuneration & Career Growth

Be empowered…

…with our Trust
Our graduates agree that T+T is a trusting employer. We'll expect you to be self-driven and show a willingness to take on responsibility and get things done; in return, you'll be given a great deal of autonomy and lots of opportunities to learn, progress and possible travel. 

…with our Support
From day one you'll be supported by a team of approachable colleagues who are happy to help you, including our expert senior engineers and scientists. You'll have access to a range of internal and external training courses and have your professional membership paid for.

Learning never stops!
T+T is home to an array of award-winning engineers and scientists and you'll have the opportunity to not just work with the best of the best, but learn from them too. To support your learning our graduate programme includes:

  • A wide range of training sessions focused on developing your expertise, strengthening relationships and best positioning you for business success
  • Buddy support: pairing you up with an established T+T professional to provide you with invaluable support and accelerate your development
  • Professional Development Goals for deciding which skills you are looking to sharpen, how fast you want to learn and where your skillset will take you
  • Professional membership funding with support and encouragement to become chartered

Everyone at T+T, from graduates to seasoned professionals, are always looking to improve and grow. We are firm believers that learning never stops!

Graduate Reviews

Overall Score
4.4
Overall score based on 12 reviews
They Score Best in…
8.9
Culture
8.8
Management
9.1
Office Work Environment
8.8
Recruitment
8.9
Culture
8.8
Management
9.1
Office Work Environment
8.8
Recruitment
What Graduates Say About Them
  • Everyone is very friendly and supportive. Great team and team leader. Very interesting and varied work.
  • There is no competition within the company, everyone tries to lift each other and provide help whenever possible.
  • Culture of the workplace, and the opportunity to work on a range of projects with many different people.
  • The support from my colleagues. The opportunity to get involved in interesting projects. The work-life balance.
  • The flexibility of working times and locations, and the people. I enjoy the freedom of choosing when I can work from home and the hours I do. It helps me balance my personal life and work schedule.
  • Lack of intermediate staff who you can go ask for help without worrying about how busy they are.
  • Everyone is very busy, it can be difficult to find time for non-project related work such as training, career development, discussions etc.
  • The variable workload
  • High stress when projects are due
  • Sometimes, project commitments conflicts and all of a sudden there is a big workload. I also get stressed when some projects have a tight deadline and budget and I have to really push myself to try to deliver within budget.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Nelson, Wellington, Christchurch
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
B
Business & Management
E
Engineering & Mathematics
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
P
Property & Built Environment
S
Sciences
Current Jobs & Opportunities

Internship, Clerkship or Placement

Auckland
Tonkin + Taylor's Summer Internship Programme!
Salary
NZD 40,000 - 45,000 / Year

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
My role involves providing analytical and design support to projects in the water engineering discipline

Te Miringa Panapa

  • Graduate stories
My role involves providing analytical and design support to projects in the water engineering discipline

Te Miringa Panapa

  • Graduate stories
I have always liked to communicate with people and enjoyed studying Portuguese at school, so I would have been a journalist or a reporter, or both!

Gabriela Nascimento

  • Graduate stories
I have always liked to communicate with people and enjoyed studying Portuguese at school, so I would have been a journalist or a reporter, or both!

Gabriela Nascimento

  • Graduate stories
My role involves providing analytical and design support to projects in the water engineering discipline

Te Miringa Panapa

  • Graduate stories
My role involves providing analytical and design support to projects in the water engineering discipline

Te Miringa Panapa

  • Graduate stories
I have always liked to communicate with people and enjoyed studying Portuguese at school, so I would have been a journalist or a reporter, or both!

Gabriela Nascimento

  • Graduate stories
I have always liked to communicate with people and enjoyed studying Portuguese at school, so I would have been a journalist or a reporter, or both!

Gabriela Nascimento

A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Emily Mace

I am a graduate environmental consultant, specialising in air quality. I provide technical air quality advice to assist clients (mostly industrial) in getting resource consent for their discharges to air.
  • Day in the life

Emily Mace

I am a graduate environmental consultant, specialising in air quality. I provide technical air quality advice to assist clients (mostly industrial) in getting resource consent for their discharges to air.
  • Day in the life

James Robinson

  • Day in the life

James Robinson

  • Day in the life

Emily Mace

I am a graduate environmental consultant, specialising in air quality. I provide technical air quality advice to assist clients (mostly industrial) in getting resource consent for their discharges to air.
  • Day in the life

Emily Mace

I am a graduate environmental consultant, specialising in air quality. I provide technical air quality advice to assist clients (mostly industrial) in getting resource consent for their discharges to air.
  • Day in the life

James Robinson

  • Day in the life

James Robinson


Videos


The T+T Intern Experience

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The T+T Intern Experience

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Advice


How to Write a CV that gets Noticed

This article details what to include and how to structure a CV that'll put your best foot forward when apply for graduate roles.

How to Write a CV that gets Noticed

This article details what to include and how to structure a CV that'll put your best foot forward when apply for graduate roles.