Watching for Jobs at the Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA

Watching for Jobs at the Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA


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 Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA

Quick facts:

  • $35 billion Department of Defence (Naval) project.
  • Construction planned to commence in late 2020.
  • Location – Osborne Shipyard in Adelaide, SA.
  • Project Includes:
    • Nine Hunter Class anti-submarine warfare, guided missile frigates.
      • about 48,000 tonnes of steel.
  • Estimated up to 4,000 construction jobs across Australia will be created by this project. About 1,500 in the ASC’s South Australian shipyard.
  • Managing Contractor announced.

 

Occupations Potentially Required for the Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA

A construction job like this will usually require:

  • Electrical & Instrumentation Trades
  • Plumbing Trades
  • Refrigeration Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Boilermakers / Welders
  • 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 Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA

Companies / Organisations Involved with the Hunter Class Frigate Project – SA

  • Note: nearly 700 Australian companies have pre-qualified to work on the Hunter program.

 

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

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Hunter Class Frigate 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.

All the best if you apply for a job, cheers!

 

The team at Cribhut

 

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