Your career at Northrop

Become part of our high performance culture.

At Northrop we take great pride in our people. If you are looking to take your career to the next level and develop to your full potential, then Northrop is the place for you. Here's why...


Our culture of freedom, empowerment, responsibility, accountability and adaptability is an incubator for great people.


The key to our success is our people. Northrop people are nurtured and supported to reach their full potential.


We encourage and support our people to excel both professionally and personally.



Meet Rod Pratt

Meet Rod Pratt

What's it like to be a structural engineer with Northrop? What opportunities are available to you?

Here's associate, Rod Pratt's story...



We empower our high performing people with high degrees of autonomy and flexibility.

You will have the freedom to work to your strengths. Our commitment to continuous training and development means you will have the opportunity to grow to your full potential alongside owners of the business.

The thing that sets Northrop apart from the rest is their well-rounded employee development. Not only is there great support and help for professional development, but social development is also considered very important.
The Northrop business unit arrangement and the kinds of people within our company result in a workplace where you do not feel like just a number.


Northrop is more than just a workplace.

Enjoy the unique benefits of an employee owned organisation with a friendly, fun and supportive workplace culture.


Performance and ability are what will help you succeed in your career at Northrop.

We provide an environment in which our people can identify and pursue opportunities.

Engineering Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

We believe in providing our people with hands-on experience. That’s why we offer opportunities to help talented engineering students and graduates. 

You’ll gain experience in a professional working environment and stretch your skills and knowledge. Plus - network with industry specialists, work on real life projects and get paid to have a great experience! We offer a highly regarded training and mentorship program known as Northrop University. 

Applications for our 2018/2019 Graduate and Undergraduate internship programs will open on 1st March 2018, the direct link to make an application will be found below shortly.


From very early in my career, Northrop has allowed me to liaise with clients, sub-consultants, government authorities and contractors
Looking back on my first year of full-time engineering, I am amazed by how much I have learnt and what I am now capable of.

Upcoming Events

We conduct numerous company events on a regular basis including technical and management seminars, through to whole of company conferences. We enjoy regular social events to ensure our people remain connected, and spend time celebrating and sharing in our successes.

We hold evening information sessions at various universities across New South Wales and participate at careers fairs from February to July each year. Please see this year's events which Northrop will be attending:

  • UTS Career Fair - 28th February 12:30pm - 4:30pm, 15 Broadway, UTS Tower building - levels 4 & 5 Sydney
  • UOW Graduate Expo - 1st March 10:30am - 2:30pm, Sports Hub – Building 9, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue
  • UNSW Career Fair - 8th March 12pm - 5pm, 1 Driver Ave, Moore Park The Horden Pavillion Sydney
  • USYD Career Fair - 12th March 12pm - 3:30pm, The Seymour Centre, City Rd & Cleveland St, Chippendale 
  • ANU Tertiary to Work - 22nd March 11am - 3pm, The National Convention Centre, Canberra

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