Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

Government, industry launch new job seeker platform for shipbuilding industry

BAE Systems Maritime Australia employees, Graham and Ian (left to right), conducting remote certification of the welding procedure with a surveyor from Lloyd’s Register.

The Commonwealth government and industry have launched a new job portal to support Australia’s shipbuilding workforce.

The Commonwealth government and industry have launched a new job portal to support Australia’s shipbuilding workforce.

The government, in partnership with the defence industry, has launched a new shipbuilding jobs website to better link industry with the prospective workforce.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The website was launched through a partnership between the federal government’s Naval Shipbuilding College and key partners, and it is hoped that it will facilitate Australia’s current ongoing shipbuilding programs as well as Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding industry into the future.

Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price commented that the portal, dubbed the JobsPortal, will support a range of prospective shipbuilding employees from the trades through to those with PhD qualifications.

“By 2030 about 15,000 workers across the country will be employed in Australia’s National Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise, carrying out the largest regeneration of our naval fleet since the Second World War,” Minister Price said.

“Currently, the Naval Shipbuilding College’s weekly job alert contains, on average, more than 150 job opportunities.

“That number is only going to grow. The JobsPortal is a one-stop shop for job seekers and shipbuilding industry recruiters.

PROMOTED CONTENT

“If you are interested in learning more about career opportunities in shipbuilding and advice about training pathways, I recommend you connect with the Naval Shipbuilding College and join the national Workforce Register.”

According to a statement released by Minister Price, the Naval Shipbuilding College is expected to enhance Australia’s shipbuilding industry by offering education, training and partnership opportunities.

[Related: New naval shipbuilding course to skill Australia’s future workforce]

Government, industry launch new job seeker platform for shipbuilding industry
BAE_Lloyds.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

Key decision-makers and stakeholders within the defence industry will converge at the inaugural Defence Connect AIC Summit for 2021 to discuss improving Australian Industrial Capability to increase the nation's sovereign production, defence capability and resilience. Register your interest to attend today! Limited spaces available. Register your interest to attend, visit: www.defenceconnect.com.au/aic-summit

more from defence connect

Jun 24 2021
Defence extends funding for high-profile quantum computing project
After making a breakthrough in quantum computing and additively manufactured materials, two international research collaborations ...
Markforged 3D printer
Jun 24 2021
Markforged releases field-deployable industrial 3D printer
The X7 FE is a ruggedised, field-deployable industrial 3D printer for tactical response to inventory challenges in remote location...
Babcock signs tripartite agreement with UK Ukraine
Jun 24 2021
Babcock signs tripartite agreement with UK, Ukraine
The global defence firm is set to lead Ukraine’s naval capability enhancement program in co-operation with a number of industry ...