Watching for Jobs at the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

Watching for Jobs at the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project


In the ‘Watching for jobs …….’ series we are going to be running over Australian Mining and Construction projects all over the country.  In each post we will include an Overview of the project, a Location Profile, the Companies involved, the Occupations required, the skills / qualifications that will help you to get your foot in the door and the Enterprise Bargaining Agreements.  This will help you to stay in the loop and know how to skill up where needed.  The aim is to help you get yourself into the best position to land a start on the major sites and projects around Australia.

About the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

Forrestfield-Airport Link is a planned new train line that will run from Forrestfield into Perth city.

Quick Facts:

  • Approximately a $2 billion project.
  • Works are planned to commence in 2016.
  • Planned completion date is in 2020.
  • Managing Contractor role awarded in April 2016.
  • The Government has an information portal here.

Occupations Potentially Required at the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

We expect a construction job like this will require:

  • Electrical Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Metal Trades
  • Formworkers / Concretors
  • Dogging / Rigging / Scaffolding
  • Mobile Plant Operators / Truck Drivers
  • Crane Operators
  • Labourers / Trades Assistants /
  • Peggy’s /Cleaning Staff
  • Health & Safety
  • Supervisors

Qualifications that could help you get a foot in at the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

Companies / Organisations Involved with the Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

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Forrestfield-Airport Link Project Union Greenfields Enterprise Bargaining Agreements

An Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) is a collective industrial agreement between either an employer and a trade union acting on behalf of employees or an employer and employees acting for themselves.

At this stage of the project no EBA’s are available for this project.  As any EBA’s are released they will be updated into this article.

Disclaimer: Cribhut provides this information with the best intentions, but purely as a guide.  Like most things in life, there are no guarantees.  Your lively hood is your own responsibility and even if following the above recommendations, it is still up to you to do your own research, to be patient, persistent and put in the hard work.

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