Watching for Jobs at the Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW

Watching for Jobs at the Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW


In the ‘Watching for jobs …….’ series we are going to be running over Australian Mining and Construction projects from 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 Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW

Quick facts:

  • $236 million project.
  • Project will comprise 33 wind turbines, a substation, access tracks and an electrical collection system of underground and overhead cables
  • Construction is estimated to take approximately 18 months.
  • 120 estimated construction jobs.
  • Location – near Wellington, NSW.
  • Project Includes:
    • 33 wind turbines
    • Substation
    • Electrical collection system
    • Underground and overhead cables
  • Operations planned for second half 2018 .

Occupations Potentially Required for the Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW

A construction job like this will usually require:

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

Qualifications that may help you get a foot in at the Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW

Companies / Organisations Involved with the Bodangora Wind Farm Project – NSW

Note: As we are made aware of further contracts being awarded we will update this article.

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Bodangora Wind Farm Project 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.

We are yet to find any EBA’s for this project. As we find any EBA’s they will be added to 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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