Construction Professionals Emigrate To Australia

Emigrate To Australia As A Construction Professionals

Related Occupations: Construction Project Manager
Project Builder
Building Associate

Quantity Surveyor

Surveyors

Architects

Valuer

We secure visas for Construction professionals to emigrate to Australia. View our guide to the Australian skills criteria.  To qualify for a skilled visa to Australia you will need to evidence you are capable of doing the job.  You can relax as we shall build your winning case.  Once we have secured your visa we can introduce you to our network of recruiters across Australia.

Currently, these skills are in high demand across Australia.

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Government Report On Job Prospects

Government data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.  Recent reports show strong growth in this profession along with high average salaries.   It is important to note the average salaries could be easily doubled for people with three or more years experience and qualified with a positive skills assessment.

  • Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Construction Professionals is expected to be high (greater than 50,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).
  • Employment for this occupation remained relatively steady in the past five years and rose very strongly in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for Construction Professionals to November 2020 is expected to grow moderately.
  • This is a very large occupation (79,700 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.
  • Construction Professionals have a high proportion of full-time jobs (92.5 per cent). For Construction Professionals working full-time, average weekly hours are 44.8 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are high - in the ninth decile. Unemployment for Construction Professionals is average.
  • The most common level of educational attainment for Construction Professionals is Certificate III/IV (34.8 per cent).  This will vary depending on the role with the industry as one would expect.
  • Construction Professionals are mainly employed in: Construction; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Manufacturing.

Key Indicators

Key Indicators graph - see table below for a summary

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies.

A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.

The Salary band stated below is an average and will increase or decrease depending on your skills and experience.

IndicatorLevelDecile
How many workers are employed in this occupation?79,70010
How many work full-time (% share)?92.59
What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?17959
How does unemployment compare with other occupations?average5
What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?67.59
What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?0.45
What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?2.56
What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?moderate growth6
What will be the level of future job openings?high10

Construction Professional Roles:

CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS and related occupation:

plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations require a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

      • interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
      • coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
      • consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals and other professionals, and Technical and Trades Workers
      • negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
      • preparing tenders and contract bids
      • operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
      • ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
      • arranging submission of plans to local authorities
      • building under contract, or subcontracting specialised building services
      • overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractors' work
      • arranging building inspections by local authorities

SURVEYOR


Plans, directs and conducts survey work to determine, delineate, plan and precisely position tracts of land, natural and constructed features, coastlines, marine floors and underground works, and manages related information systems. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisations:

Cadastral Surveyor
Engineering Surveyor
Geodetic Surveyor
Hydrographic Surveyor
Mine Surveyor
Photogrammetric Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

RELATED PROFESSIONS:

Civil Engineer
Geotechnical Engineer
Structural Engineer
Transport Engineer

Tasks Include:

  • determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Architects

Tasks Include:

  • obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
  • providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • consulting with Professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
  • compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
  • preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
  • inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards

Valuer

RELATED OCCUPATIONS:

Land Economist

Tasks Include:

  • providing advice on land and property financing and valuation matters
  • researching and advising on the administration and use of land and property
  • developing and implementing sales and leasing proposals for commercial land and property
  • providing asset management services for the administration and use of land and property
  • analysing land and property investments
  • managing land and property portfolios and commercial property developments
  • calculating values by considering market demand, condition of items, future trends and other factors
  • examining property, selecting methods of valuation, and submitting written assessments
  • giving evidence in legal proceedings, meditating on valuation matters and providing rental determinations for arbitration purposes

Australian Visas Available:

The most popular visas are the (189) and (190) which allows you to live and work in Australia.
Australia remains one of the most attractive immigration destinations for skilled workers and families around the world. However, this means Australia can be selective over who they accept each year to join them.

What are the Skilled Worker Visa basic requirements?

For both the Independent Skilled Worker Visa (189) and the State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visa (190) potential applicants must meet the following basic criteria:
  • Be under 50 years of age
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language
  • Possess skills and qualifications that address the needs of the Australian labour market
  • Meet the skills assessment test

What is the difference between the two Skilled Worker Visas?

Independent Skilled Worker Visas (189) provide permanent residency on arrival and you are free to live and work anywhere in Australia.
State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visas (190) requires one of the following:
A nomination from a State or Territory government agency.  You will be expected to live in that state for two years after arrival and then secure your permanent residency visa.

What do Skilled Work Visas allow me to do?

 Successful applicants for an Australian work visa are entitled to:
  • Reside permanently in Australia and engage work opportunities
  •  Receive healthcare
  •  Study at a school, vocational education programs, or university
  •  Become eligible for Australian Citizenship in time
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