Life at Mainbrace

At Mainbrace our aim is to make a positive impact on everyone’s lives. This is about providing an enriched employee experience and meaningful careers. We enable everyone to integrate their work & personal lives seamlessly, so they can Live Life & Love Work!

We take care of our people’s health & wellbeing, ensuring we offer something of interest and importance to all. We want our people to be enabled to be their best selves at work.

Our people combine their enthusiasm, commitment, and a strong sense of purpose with our guidance and development to grow faster and go further than they imagined possible.

We recognise our people’s contribution, achievements celebrate success well.



Our culture is what sets us apart, and we are very proud of it.  We love what we do. Our values of leadership, integrity, teamwork, and excellence drive everything we do.

We achieve shared success through teamwork, being proactive, professional, and easy to deal with.  We put the project needs at the centre of our decision-making and let the success of the project be our testimony.

Modern workplace

Our workplaces are modern, full of natural light, with lots of space, greenery, and the latest technology. We have areas for workshops, wellbeing, and social activities, as well as quiet spaces for privacy & concentration.

Great atmosphere

While we work hard, we also make sure we enjoy our breaks. Fresh fruit and great coffee are provided daily, along with the latest music.

Awesome people

We are a passionate, hard-working team. Our days are filled with teamwork, belly laughs and inspiring discussions.

Enriched Lives

Embracing diversity and equality and all the benefits they bring to a workplace is something we are very focussed on. We always strive for an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their unique, authentic selves to work. Where everyone is accepted for who they are and feel as though they belong, and above all else, are respected.


Growing Your Career

Developing meaningful careers for our people is incredibly important. We ensure career pathways are clear, visible, and talked about regularly. We enable careers to align to goals and aspirations and provide a range of learning & development opportunities to support growth and progression.

Cadet Program

Our dynamic Cadet Program offers rotations in Contract Administration, Estimating, and Site Administration, with HSEQ underpinning all of them. Our Cadets have an extremely well-rounded foundation to help them determine their career direction. We offer unique learning opportunities beyond rotations and create a strong sense of community amongst our Cadets, their trainers, and leaders within the program.

Buddy Program

Your buddy will help you get settled quickly and ensure you’re immersed in the Mainbrace culture from day one.

Professional Development

We create individual Professional Development plans, set development goals and add a little incentive to help you hit them.

Leadership Development Program

We believe in promoting from within and invest in our future leaders, developing the management and leadership skills you don’t traditionally learn at university.


We constantly challenge how we do things, so we invest in practical, modern technology to help us explore the boundaries of what’s possible.


Size matters

We’re small enough that you will be noticed yet big enough that you can grow.


It’s one of our greatest assets. Our staff rate it as the reason they love coming to work.

Recognition and Reward

Be rewarded for your hard work and dedication with great pay and generous bonuses.

A place for learning

We are dedicated to growing the future leaders of our industry. Learn the right way, from experts at Mainbrace.

Career development

Use your knowledge and harness our opportunities for long-lasting career progression, no matter where your ambitions might take you.

Our people are great

We love what we do and have fun doing it. No politics, no games. Just hard work and good fun in a great team.

Share our passion

It’s contagious! Discover your strengths and be amazed what you can do when working in such a passionate team.


Recognising and rewarding hard work and dedication is a vital part of the Mainbrace mentality. Whether you’ve been with us for decades or it’s your first year, we celebrate and recognise your achievements and commitment.

Profit Share and Bonus scheme

On top of competitive pay packages, all employees participate in our generous Profit Share or Bonus Schemes.

Rewards Programs

We recognise and celebrate your hard work through annual awards, monthly recognition and plenty of ‘thank yous’ along the way.


Birthdays are special, and we want you to spend this time with your family and friends. So, every year we give you the day off.


We’re a big family and families love to get together. We have annual events that bring us all together including our annual Awards Dinner and Christmas Picnic. Other team events include ski trips, Melbourne Cup functions and project completion celebrations.



Physical and mental wellbeing are very important to us at Mainbrace. To support the balance between work and family life, we’ve developed an extensive program that keeps our employees happy and healthy.

Physical & Mental Health

We provide yearly flu shots for everyone. Our Employee Assistance Portal and lifestyle website offer help and useful resources for your mental health.


Yoga, personal training, tennis, golf, touch, soccer regular competitive sports – whatever your fitness routine involves, get a team together and we’ve got you covered.

Parental Leave, flexibility and extended leave

We offer flexibility, additional and extended annual leave breaks, and a generous parental leave program to ensure you enjoy a more balanced life.


Our employees enjoy salary continuance insurance.

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