Engineering Job Vacancies Skyrocketed

Australian Engineering Employment Vacancies Report from engineers Australia indicates the demand for engineers has soared to a 10 year high, resulting in an engineering skill crisis.

The wide variety of jobs marketed elevated to 50% in 2021 despite the pandemic.

All major cities except for Tasmania recorded an increase in demand for engineers.

Just look at these statistics:

With the rising scarcity of engineering skills due to pandemics, job vacancies continue to skyrocket while projects remain unfinished.

There is an ongoing problem of oversupply but underutilised migrant workers that need to be addressed.

Another long-term solution is to invest in young people, schools, and learning centers that will encourage them to take up engineering courses and help them understand its importance.

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