Our Culture

Premise is proud to have fostered a positive and productive culture, based on relationships. With over 120 employees across seven offices, Premise believes people are the centre of our business. We take care of our team members first, as we know this will translate into improved solutions for our clients.

Our culture focuses on positive thinking, and values contribution rather than clockwatching. As a team, we think collaboratively, plan intelligently and ultimately deliver tangible outcomes for our clients. We offer a level of autonomy, trusting our team members to work effectively with colleagues and clients alike.

Premise encourages open sharing of ideas – we recognise that our team members are driven, passionate and talented. Our working style is flexible and fluid, allowing team members to better conceptualise projects, consult with key stakeholders and deliver quality results. Premise is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Values

Premise team members strive to embody our core values:

  • Accountability 
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork

Our Benefits

Work / life balance

Premise wholeheartedly believes in recognising stellar performance, promoting holistic development, and creating a workplace that nurtures Our Culture and Our Values. We offer flexible working arrangements to support our working parents, as well as our rising stars who are studying.

Health and wellbeing

Premise knows that people who are healthy and happy perform at their best. For this reason, we offer a range of health and wellbeing initiatives including a daily breakfast bar, discounted rates on gym memberships and a range of social activities centred on fitness and fun.

Culture of learning

Premise supports a culture of learning. We appreciate that our team members have diverse skillsets, and therefore we facilitate interdisciplinary learning and technical education. Premise also supports our junior staff through fast-track programs, mentoring opportunities and exposure to complex projects.

Professional recognition

Premise believes in nurturing a workforce that has advanced problem-solving skills, recognised by peers and industry alike. We support our engineers in becoming Chartered Professional Engineers (with Engineers Australia). This level of professional recognition allows Premise engineers to showcase their dedication to ongoing learning and development, along with technical competence.

Our Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Senior Civil Engineer (Mackay)

We are searching for a Senior Civil Engineer who will be based in our Mackay Office. In order to reach the best possible candidate, we will provide relocation costs for individuals based in other states and cities.

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The Premise Graduate Program is designed to recruit, nurture and develop undergraduate engineers. It is our aim to develop professionals who understand both the technical and commercial business environment.

Applications for the program open on 1 April and close 30 August annually. The Premise Graduate Program is structured in two phases; while you are at university and when you have completed your studies.


  • Work experience is structured around your university schedule.
  • Professional mentoring with access to work experience across civil, structural, agricultural, environmental, mechanical and electrical engineering.



  • Competitive salary package.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Clear career development and support.
  • Accredited Training Support – those employed may be supported through the Engineers Australia RPEQ Pathway.



Our application and interview cycle runs from April 1st through to August 30th 2018.

  1. Submit your application via the Current Programs contact box below
  2. You will receive an invitation to interview.
  3. Undertake an in-house Skills and Competencies session.
  4. Graduate Program commences in February 2019.

Current programs

Premise is proud to offer several learning and development opportunities.