QA/QC Advisors – Major projects are moving further into construction/fabrication phases, creating a need for candidates in this area, particularly those located in the Northern Territory.
Subsea Installation Engineers – Construction continues on major projects with numerous projects entering the subsea installation phase concurrently.
Marine/Technical Superintendents – Crewing of large construction vessels is ramping up again with projects moving into the same phase concurrently.
Subsea Project Coordinators – Subsea projects are entering the execution stage and require further resources to cope with the projects as they increase in size.
Sales Engineers – There are currently a lot of tenders with major projects yet to be won. Fabrication phases of major projects are resulting in aftermarket companies competing for bulk supply, especially within the subsea market.
Various projects will ramp up this year, leading to an increase in recruitment activity. While we will not see an en masse hiring increase, companies involved with major projects are expected to see an overall increase in workload.
Specialist marine, subsea and quality assurance skills will remain highly sought after.