Many companies are looking more and more for hard to find skills and specialist engineers to work on new and innovative projects. The question is, what sort of job roles are in demand at the moment? If you are considering becoming an engineer then you might want to do a bit of research to discover exactly where the opportunities lie. Finding a job in any industry at the moment is hard, so it certainly helps if you know what sort of specialist niche skills employers are looking for.
So what are they? Well, the demand certainly changes over time so any budding engineers out there need to keep on top of industry news. Here is a shortlist of some of the technical vacancies that are proving popular at the moment. Take a look and see if any of them are relevant to your skills and experience and you never know, you might find your dream job is being advertised right now!
If you do find a technical job that you like, the next step would be to do some further research into the job role. You can find more information on industry-related careers websites. Some of these websites can point you in the right direction and give you helpful tips about the engineering jobs industry. You can also get in touch with an engineering recruitment agency in the UK and they will be able to find you location-specific jobs that match your criteria.
Here is a short list of some of the jobs that technical recruitment agencies in the UK are recruiting for:
• Project Engineers and Engineering Project Managers
• Maintenance Engineers
• Piping Engineers
• Quality Engineers
• Equipment Engineers and Equipment Managers
• Planning Engineers
• Civil Engineers
• Coating Engineers
• Reservoir Engineers
• Power Systems Engineers
• Construction managers
Remember that this is just a general overview, there are hundreds of engineering jobs being advertised in the UK at the moment. If your favourite job role does not appear above then you might find that there are more opportunities for you abroad. There are some great engineering opportunities in places like Dubai, America, Spain, The Netherlands and South Africa.