Design Engineering Cadet

Brand – Wormald | Murarrie, QLD | Full Time

Wormald has been servicing, designing and installing fire protection systems since 1889.  Wormald operates in over 30 centres across Australia and is Australia’s leading fire protection company.

As part of our commitment to develop industry specific talent, we are seeking a Design Engineering Cadet to join our Technical team based in Murarrie, Brisbane.  During the Cadetship, you will work alongside some of the brightest minds in the Australian Fire Protection Industry.

You will learn a wide range of functions including:

  • Using computer assisted design/drafting equipment (CAD) and software to develop designs
  • Undertake calculations and related specifications of mechanical fire-fighting equipment and systems such as pipe systems, pipe supports & related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment (fire sprinklers, pumps, valves, flow and pressure switches and gas cylinders)
  • Become competent in the understanding and application of the National Construction Code (NCC) and various Australian and International Standards applicable to the fire protection industry
  • Work together with Vehicle Fire Suppression team with design, engineering and operation manual development
  • Work together with our clients to deliver their requirements on time and to specification and
  • Spend time on site to determine system requirements and assist the coordination of field staff requirements.


To be considered for this amazing and rare opportunity, you will have completed your Higher School Certificate with good results in Mathematics and English.  You will be required to successfully complete a Mechanical Engineering Degree at a university of your choice during your cadetship and will be encouraged to undertake other programs as recommended.

You must have a “can do” attitude, a willingness to learn from the ground up, take pride in the quality of your work and be proficient in the Microsoft suite of products.  Some previous exposure to AutoCAD and/or Revit is desirable.

Please apply below. 

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