Manufacturing, Fabrication and Welding
The manufacturing and engineering industries employ a workforce approaching a million people. It is the second largest employer in Australia and amongst the top twenty paying industries.
There are a wide range of sectors and jobs within the industry. Think of all the people who conceive, design, manufacture assemble, install, repair, package and sell manufactured products. To engineer literally means 'to make things happen'. Engineers convert knowledge of science into technology, and technology into successful innovation.