Construction Cadet


    Canberra, Australian Capital Territory



Join our Queanbeyan team on a $74m Cultural Precinct and begin your construction career among industry professionals within a leading national business

  • Kickstart your construction journey on a career defining project
  • Be mentored by industry leaders from tier one backgrounds
  • Paid study leave with a well-engrained contemporary and friendly culture



ADCO is a leading Australian construction company with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth. Established in 1972, ADCO sees annual revenues approaching $1 billion and employees over 500 employees. ADCO is rated one of Australia’s top 100 private companies.

ADCO aspires to be the Builder of Choice for our clients, our employees and our subcontractors.

Our open and inclusive culture encourages staff to grow with the organisation. We place a high priority on the retention and development of our people.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer who proactively supports diversity in our workplace.


The opportunity exists for students completing their 2nd, 3rd or 4th years of their undergraduate degrees in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, and Architecture to join ADCO on a full time basis.

The role is based in Queanbeyan on one of our latest projects, the Queanbeyan Civic & Cultural Precinct valued at $74m which includes the modernisation of surrounding public and commercial space, and improvement of connections to the existing Bicentennial Hall and Q Theatre.


  • By Jan 2022, you will be completing your 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or TAFE Traineeship
  • Ability to commit to four days of work each week
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Positive attitude and eager at the opportunity to be mentored by the team at ADCO
  • Located within Canberra, Queanbeyan or surrounds
  • Some experience in construction/construction-related working environments is desirable


If this is a role you believe you would be suited to or want to hear more about, contact Sophie McGregor on 0432 512 102 or or to discuss a career at ADCO, or click on APPLY to send through your application.