AECOM is a global company with a local presence. We find smarter solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects by providing buildings, design, environment, water, mining, planning, cost consultancy, energy and transportation services. In Australia and New Zealand, we are 5,000 people in more than 20 offices.
Back in 1964, we’re sure our founders would never have believed it if someone told them that in the next 50 years, we’ll use technology to send a JobGram to attract talent to our organisation. In fact we can hear them say “what on earth is a Job Gram!@ But then again, nor would they believe if we told them a bar code scanner will be invented, along with an Artificial heart, hand held calculator, colour TV, IVF, contact lenses, scanning tunnelling microscope and the list goes on.
Women in the mining industry remains a contentious, fascinating, challenging, heart-warming topic and one in which many of our members and readers have expressed great interest. This article embraces that interest and chooses to highlight stories, experience and commentary around the following areas:
Every wants to work in mining – the amount of traffic to The Resource Channel is testament to this. With the average mine salary about 60% higher than the Australian average, why wouldn’t you? But are you up for the challenge because working on a mine site presents many.
Last Friday we had a great day hosting the AOG 2012 Careers Day, of which some 500+ students enjoyed a jam packed program of inspirational speakers, sensational prizes and a chance to connect directly with Employers.Thanks to the support of Woodside, Technip, JP Kenny, Curtin and UWA, GE Oil &Gas, Inpex, John Holland, SUT, Subsea 7, ConocoPhillips and Worley Parsons - their company representatives shared some great stories about their personal journeys, career highlights and tips to Students
Many companies offer their workers the option of either fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) or residential living. But which is the best option for you? Most of the time, the answer to this dilemma is associated more with your family’s circumstances than with the role itself. Whether you’re on a FIFO roster or residential living, what you do at work will change little. However, if you have a family with children approaching school age, or are at school already, the decision becomes a little more difficult.
When a project ends or a position is made redundant, there are many issues that the employer and employee need to consider and undertake.
If the employee is also a subclass 457 visa holder there are the additional matters of sponsorship obligations, notifications and the potential cancellation of the subclass 457 visa to contend with. In this article, we provide a brief overview of the issues and actions to undertake.
The television production company Studio Lambert - makers of ‘Four in a Bed’ and ‘Undercover Boss’ – are looking to hear from young British expats from around the world who have moved to find work abroad. Were you struggling to find a job in the UK? Did you feel like you were not reaching your full potential? And are you earning more than you ever would have been able to at home?
The following is an overview of key strategies and actions underway to address labour and skill shortages for the Australian oil and gas sector.
Workforce Planning Strategies
The Australian oil and gas industry’s growth depends upon competitive and timely access to sufficient skilled labour.
Labour and skills shortages can significantly delay product timetables and add greatly to project costs, so the industry has been closely working with governments to expand training programs and to reform skilled migration schemes.