Australian company looking for construction workers

An Australian company is looking for over 100 Irish construction foremen and site managers to work on the largest natural gas project down under.

JobContax will be carrying out interviews in Dublin, London and Manchester over the next few weeks.

The positions on offer with JobContax in Australia come with salaries of over 140 thousand euro a year, plus flights and four-year working visas.

The 457 visas entitle the holders and their family to live and work in Australia.

In a statement, JobContax says the visas are being offered to Irish and British workers because of the shortage of experienced, skilled  construction professionals in Australia.

They estimate that in the next two years, Western Australia will need 40 thousand more workers, to cope with demand from major