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Industry roles

The building industry offers a fantastic range of opportunities for women. To learn more about the various roles and entry pathways in the industry download the WBA Job Seeker Handbook.

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Trades

  • Pool and Spa Builder 
  • Waterproofer
  • Shopfitter 
  • Plasterer
  • Tiler 
  • Plumber 
  • Electrician
  • Welder/Fabricator 
  • Electrical Linesworker 

Labourers

  • Builder’s Labourer

 

  • Structural Steel Labourer - Scaffolder 

Machine Operators

  • Machine or Plant Operator
  • Earthmoving Plan Operator (General)
  • Driller
  • Crane, Hoist or Lift Operator
  • Civil Construction Operators

Estimating 

 

  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Construction Estimator
  • Contract Administrator

Engineering 

  • Civil Engineering Technician 
  • Civil Engineering Draft-person 
  • Electrical Engineering Technician 
  • Electrical Engineering Draft-person

Surveying 

  • Building Surveyor
  • Building Inspector
  • Plumbing Inspector

Architecture & Design

  • Landscape Gardner 
  • Interior Designer 
  • Interior Decorator 

Administration 

  • Office Manager 
  • Secretary (general)
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Cost Clerk
  • Bookkeeper