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Manufacturing Apprentice

As an apprentice, I have the privilege and opportunity to work all around Boeing Aerostructures Australia – learning about 737, 777 and 787. Amongst all that I also get to experience a bit of NDT (Non-Destructive Testing), Fabrication, Tooling, etc. Most days you’ll see me standing on platforms doing tasks assigned to manufacture the moving…

Lead UX Researcher

A User Experience Researcher is responsible for ensuring end users of a software are represented in the product design and development process in order to provide an optimal solution for them. They work alongside Product, Design and Technology roles to ensure customer-centric, evidence-based decisions are made throughout the process. The following duties are common: –…

Legal Counsel

An in-house lawyer in responsible for: – providing high quality and practical legal advice and support to the business, in a timely manner; – reviewing and preparing various legal documents; – developing and operating a legal framework within which the business must comply to meet its legal obligations under statute, contract or otherwise; – co-ordinating…

Contracts Administrator

As a Contracts Administrator, the role encompasses a comprehensive array of responsibilities. Beyond reviewing, negotiating, and managing contracts for diverse projects, they also collaborate extensively with stakeholders across various management levels. From engaging with lawyers and engineers to interacting with project managers, the scope is dynamic and interdisciplinary. The Contracts Administrator plays a pivotal role…

Senior Mechanical Engineer

At Aurecon Mechanical Engineers work on very interesting projects at all stages of their development and construction. Some projects that Aurecon has been involved in are new Shiploaders, upgrading existing shiploaders and their associated coal terminals; bulk materials (coal, alumina, iron ore etc.) transport studies at all levels of assessment with different modes of transport…

Construction Advisor

A Construction Advisor is a site-based role. The day starts with a pre-start meeting with around 40-100 people to hear the supervisors discuss the works that are happening on site that day. During a day a Construction Advisor is responsible for:

Graduate Engineer

A day in the life of a Graduate Engineer in construction looks almost completely different each day. Pre-start meetings with the whole job site are the beginning of every morning. There are several diverse tasks that are completed regularly:

Investigator – State Flying Squad

The State Flying Squad (SFS) is an investigative unit of detectives in the Queensland Police. They form part of the Homicide Investigation Group and are based out of Queensland Police Headquarters in Brisbane City. Their main role is to assist regions all over Queensland to investigate major and serious crimes or ongoing crime issues. This…

Bushfire Safety officer

The Bushfire Safety Officer is responsible for implementing and coordinating bushfire safety measures in Southeast Queensland. This crucial role involves developing and executing strategies to minimize the risk of bushfire incidents and ensure community safety.  Working closely with government agencies, emergency services, and community organizations, they design and implement bushfire safety plans, adhering to national…

Senior Surveyor

The role of a Senior Surveyor usually requires a Degree in Surveying (Spatial Science Technology) and must be registered with the Surveyors Board within their relevant state. A Senior Surveyor leads a small team of people, instructing them and organising their work. This role works with both internal staff (hydraulics, other surveyors and designers) and…

Renewable Energy & Infrastructure Project Manager

The project manager is the key person for driving a project from start to finish, managing stakeholder/customer engagement and ensuring that the project stays within budget and is completed on time. Project managers handle the “project life cycle”. This includes the following stages:

Environmental Policy Officer – Maritime Emergency Management

The role of an Environmental Policy Officer has two key focuses – providing technical advice and interpretation of marine pollution policy and legislation, and working in the prevention, preparedness and response to marine pollution incidents. A good working relationship with other Queensland, Australian and inter-state government agencies is important for the role. The Transport Operations…

Town Planner

The role of a senior planner is to coordinate the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) review of key planning and infrastructure polices and plans. This can include regional plans, planning schemes, structure plans, and master plans, just to name a few. The key tasks and responsibilities of a senior planner are to provide…

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for deciding the best way to build a complete aircraft. They start with a design that’s made up of multiple components, then come up with a plan on how to put it all together in a way that’s efficient, safe and cost effective. This involves step-by-step assembly instructions, and deciding what…

First Class Firefighter

To be a Firefighter you must successfully complete training in vertical rescue, confined space rescue, firefighting, road crash rescue, swift water rescue, hazardous materials, pump operation and truck driving under emergency turn out. All Firefighters have the same level of training but can go on and do specialist training in various fields. The role of…

Apprentice Carpenter

Carpentry involves a variety of different aspects, involving both timber and steel products. There are a few different types of areas of carpentry; residential, commercial and industrial. Daily tasks include formwork, cladding, timber seating, timber flooring, window sills, timber door jambs and marking out doors and fitting off door hardware. An Apprentice Carpenter works very…

Aerospace Structural Engineer

Aerospace structural engineers apply 3D models and fundamental mathematics to ensure aircraft are safe and efficient. Structural engineers work with stakeholders across an aircraft’s lifecycle, from the end-user to suppliers, to turn customer requirements into design concepts and then support production and in-service maintenance.  This means that the types of problems aerospace structural engineers can…

Human Factors Engineering Specialist

My discipline analyses and optimises the interactions among people and other elements of a system. We are the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods in order to understand and optimize safety, wellbeing and overall system performance. It is essentially the science of people at work. I work with Engineers and/or Business leaders to…

Technical Consultant

My team looks after the infrastructure in which our HR and Finance systems sit on. On an every day basis, I monitor and manage the Oracle databases and assist with administrative tasks (change management) for our organisation. I have gone through a transition from a non-technical resource to being able to be a technical Subject…

Data Scientist

A Data Scientist is someone who works to make sense out of data to better understand the world around us. As it is, companies produce an in-consumable amount of data, so a data scientist is tasked with understanding and relaying that information to others. Think of it as a language interpreter. An interpreter sits between…