Partnership between Given the Chance and Spark consortium, North East Link Tunnels
As Victoria’s biggest ever road project, North East Link is set to create 10,000 jobs, with around 8,000 jobs on the North East Link Tunnels alone, and more than 900 jobs specifically for people who experience disadvantage.
New people are joining the project every week as work steps up on the project that will fix the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network.
BSL is working with the Spark Consortium to connect people to these jobs, working with other training, employment and community organisations to ensure that candidates are skilled and able to succeed.
There’s a variety of roles across the project, including, but not limited to:
- Document Controllers
- Team Assistants, Administrators
- Contract Administrators
- Site Engineers, Graduate Engineers
- Surveyors, Quality Advisors
- Drafters, Planners and Schedulers
- General Coordinators – Training, Truck Schedule, Loadout, Quality and more
- Procurement Specialists
- Health and Safety Professionals
- Accountants and Accounts Payable
- Logistics/Yard/Stores Coordinators
- Labourers, Peggys and Operators
- Mechanics, Pipe Fitters
- Security and Traffic Controllers
- And many more....
Who can apply?
Priority groups for the job opportunities are;
- aged 15 to 24 and not engaged in education, training or employment
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- with disability
- unemployed for more than six months, referred by Jobs Victoria and at risk of long-term unemployment
- a migrant, a refugee, or someone seeking asylum
- a survivor of family violence
- a military veteran and/or your family
- someone with current or prior involvement with the justice system
- a youth justice client
- living in a suburb with high levels of unemployment
- someone whose employment has been affected by COVID-19
- someone whose job has been displaced by the North-East Link project