About Us

Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment is a division of the Australia Wide Personnel Group. Since 1979, we have built a reputation as one of Australia’s leading recruiters of professional engineering, manufacturing and technical staff.

Our Recruitment Consultants are Engineers. This makes us unique in our industry – we have a very deep understanding of the roles we’re recruiting. Our high level expertise leads to better quality outcomes for our clients & candidates.

The business handles permanent & contract assignments across Australia and operates from offices in Melbourne and Sydney. We have an impressive track record in recruiting from technician level through to operations, engineering and senior management.

Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment are foundation members of the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association. We hold StaffSure Certification and Labour Hire Licences in Victoria & Queensland.

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We’re deeply embedded in the engineering & technical sectors

Since 1979 when we opened our business we’ve become extremely well connected, not just through our recruitment activities, but also by taking various initiatives such as:

  • We established the “Australian Engineering Career Network” on LinkedIn which has grown to be the largest Australian LinkedIn Group focused on engineering careers. We provide regular advice and information for Group members relevant to job seeking and careers in the engineering sector. We also run a second LinkedIn Group, the “Australian Engineers Mentoring Group Hosted by Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment” where we aim to link up experienced engineers to act as mentors for junior engineers.
  • Since 2008 we have distributed our quarterly “Engineering & Technical Recruitment Market Commentary” to around 28,000 candidates and client contacts. The commentary gives our specialist consultant’s views on how each of the main engineering / technical recruitment markets we operate in are performing.
  • We frequently give engineering career related presentations for relevant industry associations and large groups of undergraduate engineers at universities.
  • We are perceived by the media as being experts in engineering recruitment and careers. In recent years our views have been published by The Australian, The Herald Sun, The Sydney Morning Herald, and ABC Radio News.
  • We provided a submission to the Senate Inquiry into The Shortage of Engineering and Related Employment Skills. We believe we were the only recruitment agency to make a submission to the inquiry.

Our areas of expertise

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing & Operations
  • Electronics
  • Building Services
  • Industrial Automation
  • Drafting
  • IT
  • Renewable Energy
  • Automotive
  • Defence & Aerospace
  • Mining & Mineral Processing
  • Food, Beverages & Pharmaceuticals
  • Construction
  • Data Centres
  • Rail
  •  Oil & Gas
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