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The Modern Engineer

Man and woman as modern engineers

The engineering industry is one of Australia’s strongest economic drivers while in New Zealand it continues to surge forward thanks to a high volume of work. In response, the engineering jobs market is increasingly active, providing good opportunities for suitable professionals to advance their careers.

But what makes a candidate suitable in today’s market? What makes a successful modern Engineer and how must Engineers adapt to the rapidly changing world of work in order to remain current and employable?

To answer these questions we surveyed 340 Engineers including thirteen in-depth interviews with industry leaders. In this report we present our findings on what makes a modern Engineer.

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