How to get a Job at the Platinum Towers Project

How to get a Job at the Platinum Towers Project


In the ‘How to get a job at …….’ 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 Platinum Towers Project

From the Brookfield Multiplex website

Brookfield Multiplex has been appointed by Salvo Property Group to design and construct Platinum Tower, a $280 million residential apartment building located at 263 City Road, Southbank in Melbourne.

The Platinum Tower building will span 52 levels incorporating 438 apartments of one, two, three and four bedroom configurations and expansive private facilities. The uppermost level of the Platinum Tower features a swimming pool, sauna, spa, gym, private dining, winter gardens and sky lounge with views of Melbourne CBD, Albert Park and Port Phillip Bay. The podium of the building accommodates a restaurant, cafe and concierge facilities and provides nine levels of car parking.

The Platinum Tower will have metallic painted precast feature elements and a curtain wall will feature from levels 42 to 52 including bronze and indigo coloured glass.

ESD features include a Green Wall on levels two to eight, rainwater harvesting and re-use for landscaping, water efficient fixtures and appliances, allocation for 170 bicycle racks and high performance glazing.

Construction will commence in July 2014 and is expected to be completed in July 2016.

 

Location Profile – Melbourne

Garden City, Port Phillip, Yarra River, St Kilda, Fitzroy, Federation Square,  MCG, Docklands, Four Seasons In a Day, Tourism, Finance, Commerce, Manufacturing, AFL, Melbourne Cup, Cricket, Nightlife, Bars, Shopping, Art Galleries, Cafes, Laneways, Beaches, Swimming, Cycling, Live Music, Culture

 Population 3.999,982 (2011 ABS)

Melbourne City Council

Melbourne – Rents as at Jul 2012

2 Bed 1 Bath –  $210 – $650

3 Bed 1 Bath –  $200 – $720

4 Bed 2 Bath – $275 – $2100

Melbourne – House Prices as at Jul 2012

2 Bed 1 Bath –  $185,000 – $770,000

3 Bed 1 Bath –  $195,000– $1.750,000

4 Bed 2 Bath – $265,000 – $2.420,000

Climate data for Melbourne
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C 45.6 46.4 41.7 34.9 28.7 22.4 23.1 26.5 31.4 36.9 40.9 43.7 46.4
Average high °C 25.9 25.8 23.9 20.3 16.7 14.1 13.5 15.0 17.2 19.7 22.0 24.2 19.9
Average low °C 14.3 14.6 13.2 10.8 8.6 6.9 6.0 6.7 8.0 9.5 11.2 12.9 10.2
Record low °C 5.5 4.5 2.8 1.5 −1.1 −2.2 −2.8 −2.1 −0.5 0.1 2.5 4.4 −2.8
Rainfall mm 47.6 48.0 50.3 57.4 55.8 49.0 47.5 50.0 58.1 66.4 60.4 59.5 650.0
Avg. rainy days 8.4 7.5 9.4 11.8 14.6 15.4 16.1 16.1 14.9 14.2 11.8 10.4 150.6
Source: www.bom.gov.au

 

Companies Involved with the Platinum Towers Project

Brookfield Multiplex –  has been appointed by Salvo Property Group to design and construct the $280M Platinum Tower.
Click here to go through to the Brookfield Multiplex website.

 

Occupations Required at the Platinum Towers Project

  • Building Trades
  • Electrical workers
  • Mechanical workers
  • Plumbers
  • Scaffolding
  • Rigging
  • Mobile Plant Operator / Truck Driver
  • Cleaning and Catering Staff
  • Crane Operators
  • Labourer / Trades Assistant
  • Health & Safety

 

Qualifications to help you get a foot in at the Platinum Towers Project

 

Interstate Licence Recognition

A helpful tool to finding out whether your trade qualification needs mutual recognition when working interstate.
Check out the Cribhut Daily post – Thinking about Working Interstate – Licence Recognition

 

Platinum Towers Project Union 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  no EBA’s can be found.  EBA’s will be uploaded in article as they are announced.

 

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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The team at Cribhut

 

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