Trades Jobs in Australia

The Chandler Macleod Group has over 57 years’ experience in providing quality Trades & Labour opportunities to some of Australia’s largest and best-known companies across of range of industries, including: Transport & Logistics, manufacturing, FMCG, Rail, Construction and Infrastructure. Chandler Macleod’s recruitment agents can assist you with finding contract, permanent and temporary employment opportunities.


When you work with Chandler Macleod, you’re working with a recruitment agency that is committed to giving you regular shifts, paying you correctly and on-time and always having your safety at work as a priority. Whether you’re an OHS specialist, a labourer, a tradesperson or a supervisor, Chandler Macleod is the right career partner – we will work with you to manage your professional journey.

We recruit the full range of specialisations:

  • Boilermakers
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Fitters
  • Maintenance trades
  • Mechanical trades
  • Plumbers
  • Riggers/scaffolders
  • Trades assistants
  • Welders
  • Drivers (long & short haul)
  • Forklift drivers
  • Machine operators
  • Packers & fillers
  • Process workers
  • Stores & warehouse
  • Supervisors

Our Geographic Footprint

The Chandler Macleod Group spans across 5 countries, including: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and China - offering job seekers a wide range of domestic and international opportunities across a number of industries. Globally, we have more than 1,100 full time employees, and over 20,000 people out working every week across the Chandler Macleod Group business, which includes: Aurion, AHS, Vivir, Luminary Search, OCG, Cornerstone Global Partners and Grafton Consulting.

Skills Profiles for Trades

Chandler Macleod's suite of Skills Profiles are designed to provide job seekers with job market information, trends, forecasts, salary data and top hiring criteria for different occupations and sectors. The following Trades roles have been profiled:

Trades & Technical Employment Market Update

Chandler Macleod's bi-annual Trades & Technical Employment Market Update provides insight on job market conditions, permanent and contract pay rates and employment trends.

View the latest Trades & Technical Employment Market Update

When you work with an experienced and enthusiastic recruitment agent, doors can open left, right and centre. Chandler Macleod’s team of consultants are ready to connect you with a wide network of contacts and support you through the recruitment process. Whether you’re after a part-time role in Melbourne, temp work in Perth or a permanent job in Adelaide, we have branches located across the country, so get in touch today.

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