Watching for Jobs at the SunCentral Maroochydore Project – QLD

Watching for Jobs at the SunCentral Maroochydore Project – QLD

In the ‘Watching for jobs …….’ 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 SunCentral Maroochydore Project

The SunCentral Maroochydore Project is planned to create a new central business district for the Sunshine Coast on a now greenfield site of a former 53-hectare former golf course.  The project is planned to include commercial, retail, residential and cultural precincts with 40 per cent of the site to be parks and waterways.

SunCentral Maroochydore Project

Quick Facts:

  • Maroochydore, Queensland.
  • SunCentral Maroochydore Pty Ltd was established by the Sunshine Coast Council in early 2015 to oversee the development.
  • Project expected to provide an estimated $5.9 billion boost to the Queensland economy.
  • Project expected to provide an estimated $4.4 billion boost to the Sunshine Coast economy over the life of the project.
  • Project expected to create 5,000 jobs by 2020, 15,000 jobs by 2025 and more than 30,000 jobs by 2040.
  • 150,000m2 commercial gross floor area, 65,000m2 retail gross floor area and 2000 residential apartments.
  • Project includes a range of ‘smart city’ innovations such as smart lighting and signage and technology that assists parking, traffic management and provides real time information for public transport.
  • Preliminary construction on Stage 1 commenced in February 2016.
  • SunCentral Maroochydore has an information portal here.


Occupations Potentially Required at the SunCentral Maroochydore Project

A construction job like this will usually require:

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

Qualifications to potentially help you get a foot in at the SunCentral Maroochydore Project


Companies Involved with the SunCentral Maroochydore Project

Next: The Stage 1A civil, engineering and construction works is currently out to tender, We will update this space as soon as we are aware that announcements are made.

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SunCentral Maroochydore 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.

At this stage of the project no EBA’s are available. As any EBA’s are released they will be updated into this article.

If you ever want to look up an EBA yourself – here’s the link.

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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