Skills in demand
Overhead Line (OHL) Engineers – With a number of metro rail projects and upgrades in early planning in WA, there is a demand for OHL Managers, Engineers and Supervisors with 25kv experience.
Signalling and Systems Engineers – Experienced individuals who specialise in signalling or systems within the rail industry are in consistent demand.
Principal Civil Engineers (land development) – With steady growth in the property market, small to medium-sized consultancies are looking to engage more senior candidates with a wealth of local experience, knowledge and contacts that they can bring to the business.
Assets Engineers – To continue to identify maintenance/upgrades required to existing local government assets, candidates with experience in the public sector, relevant software skills and legislative knowledge are in demand.
Revit Designers – The use of this software across major projects is increasing due to demand from architects and employers to implement BIM processes.
Electrical Engineers – There is continued demand in building services for experienced electrical design engineers. Employers are now seeking candidates with broader skill sets and exposure to large power, energy or mining projects.
Tunnelling/Geotechnical Engineers and Roads/Highways Engineers – Due to major infrastructure projects under way in NSW, candidates with experience of local standards and regulations are in demand.
Fire Safety Engineers – Accredited Fire Engineers are in short supply and candidates with the ability to conduct audits and assessments are in high demand.
Civil Design Engineers – Candidates specialising in pilling design are in demand as not many people have the skills in Queensland in particular to do the role due to very few high-rise buildings being developed in Brisbane lately.