Join many other Irish working for one of Australia’s leading construction companies
The Irish-Australian connection runs deep at Diona, one of the leading construction companies in Australia that partners with NexVentur.
Diona was started in 1980 by Irish couple John and Margaret O’Connor and, over the next four decades, grew to one of the most respected engineering companies Down Under. The family connection has grown, with sons David and John working their way up in the company, now directors of Calibre Group, which includes Diona and mining and infrastructure business Calibre.
Welcoming Irish construction jobseekers in Australia
You’ll meet many Irish working at Diona, a large percentage of whom have followed much the same journey as you may be thinking of taking: from a working holiday visa to sponsorship, then Australian citizenship down the line. Several have been with the company since migrating 10 to 15 years ago, gaining experience across a wide variety of projects and progressing through the company ranks. The company’s reputation for being firmly committed to career development and creating a supportive employee environment has spanned the hemispheres and the company is widely known as an excellent catch among Irish construction professionals.
Work on complex construction projects across Australia
Diona’s specialty is delivering complex projects in challenging urban environments. They thrive on challenges, such as tricky inner-city locations, delivering water, sewerage, power and gas works across Australia. A very deep base of clients and partnerships means employees have the security of longevity of projects and the opportunity, if they wish, to travel and work on shorter projects gaining experience and credentials in many specialisations.
Great construction career opportunities await…
For people who are looking to gain a broad range of experience in a variety of locations, there’s opportunity to join shorter projects and move around. Or you can settle down and build a life in just about any corner of the country. Here’s a taste of some of the projects and opportunities on the go.
High-profile construction credentials on Brisbane Olympics projects
With the Brisbane Olympics in everyone’s sights, there are many opportunities to work on inner-city utilities projects and be part of the booming infrastructure improvements in the area.
Construction work in New South Wales includes flood recovery projects
Diona has partnered with Water NSW to provide flood-recovery work and upgrade and future-proof existing infrastructure.
Expand your construction skills with South Australia water and renewables projects
South Australia construction investment
Significant investment is being pumped into South Australia, particularly in upgrading water and gas infrastructure as well as renewable energy.
Victoria gas infrastructure projects
Among the many Diona projects on the go in Victoria are the large main upgrades, which is are ongoing throughout Melbourne’s inner city.
Solar installation projects in multiple regions
Solar installations on the Gold Coast, a naturalization project in Sydney, road and light rail enabling projects, and big pipeline builds across the country… these and many more offer a wide choice of challenges and opportunities to diversify your skills in your pick of Australian destinations.
Big picture career moves in Australia
If you’re looking to the big picture and building a career and life in Australia, Diona is one of the finest construction companies you can work for. To find ourt more about the career opportunities we have available at Diona, talk to us today.
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