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    PRODUCTION OR PLANT ENGINEER

      Plans, directs and coordinates the design, construction, modification, continued performance and maintenance of equipment and machines in industrial plants, and the management and planning of manufacturing activities. Registration or licensing may be required.

      Skill Level: 1

      Specialisation:

        Automation and Control Engineer

    Production-or-Plant-Engineer
    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Production or Plant Engineer is $ 127,939 for male employees and $ 111,545 for female employees per year.
    Average Age: Males: 36.7 Females: 31.0 Persons: 35.9
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 2335 Industrial mechanical and production engineers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]



    Australian visa options for Production or Plant Engineer

    Employer Sponsorship
    Permanent
    491 Visa
    Permanent
    482 TSS Visa
    Skilled Occupation
    ANZSCO Code
    Assessing Authority
    189 Visa
    190 Visa
    State
    Family
    186 Visa (DE)
    494 Visa
    All area
    Regional area
    Production or Plant Engineer
    233513
    Engineers Australia
    Visa processing times-months (75%)
    9
    9
    -
    10
    17
    Business Visas
    Assessment
    Visa processing times-months (90%)
    12
    12
    -
    15
    19
      Inapplicability conditions (for a TSS visa):

    To obtain a positive skills assessment form Engineers Australia, applicants wishing to be assessed as a Production or Plant Engineer MAY need to submit a Competency Demonstration Report (CDR).

    11/08/2020 Round Results:

    11/08/2020 (current)
    189 Visa
    491 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
    Number of total invitations
    _
    Points Score
    95
    _
    Visa date of effect
    18/03/2020 10:04PM (Invitation Round: 11/04/2020)
    _
    14/07/2020 (Previous)
    189 Visa
    491 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)
    Points Score
    95
    95
    Visa date of effect
    18/03/2020 10:04PM (Invitation Round: 11/04/2020)
    11/2019


    Occupation Ceiling for Production or Plant Engineer :
    Results : 48 / 2682 (Available: 2634) (Ceiling Value) [1.79% Filled]


    State and territory nominated visas is not subject to occupational ceiling limitations

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    Sponsorship options for Production or Plant Engineer
    190 Visa Sponsorship
    491 Visa Sponsorship
    Northern Territory (NT) (Darwin) Government Visa Sponsorship
    NTNorthern Territory 190 Visa
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    NT Invitation results from July to September 2019
    NTNorthern Territory 491 Visa
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    NTFor applicants who are able to provide evidence of positive employment prospects NTFor applicants who are able to provide evidence of positive employment prospects
    NTFor Graduates in the NTNTFor Graduates in the NT
    NTFor applicants who have strong family connectionsNTFor applicants who have strong family connections
    NTFor applicants who meet the NT residency and work requirements (including 485, 417, 462 and 457 visas Holders)NTFor applicants who meet the NT residency and work requirements (including 485, 417, 462 and 457 visas Holders)
    Nomination by South Australia State Government (SA) (Adelaide)
    SASouth Australia 190 Visa
    Applicant's Location: South Australia
    • Minimum English Requirment: Competent
    • Minimum EOI Points: 65
    • Visa Subclass: 190/491
    • Skill-Level: Skill level 1
    • 190 eligibility - Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 12 months in Greater Adelaide or the last 6 months in outer regional South Australia
      491 eligibility - Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 6 months in South Australia

      Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations

      Available through the Talent and Innovators program
      Waivers and exemptions are available for long-term residents and applicants living and working in outer regional South Australia
    SASouth Australia 491 Visa
    Applicant's Location: South Australia
    • Minimum English Requirment: Competent
    • Minimum EOI Points: 65
    • Visa Subclass: 190/491
    • Skill-Level: Skill level 1
    • 190 eligibility - Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 12 months in Greater Adelaide or the last 6 months in outer regional South Australia
      491 eligibility - Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 6 months in South Australia

      Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations

      Available through the Talent and Innovators program
      Waivers and exemptions are available for long-term residents and applicants living and working in outer regional South Australia
    SA
    Applicant's Location: South Australia
    • Minimum English Requirment: Competent
    • Minimum EOI Points: 65
    • Visa Subclass: 190/491
    • Skill-Level: Skill level 1
    • SA Graduate pathway:
      • Have completed a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification, and
      • Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 3 months in South Australia

      Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations

      No work experience required for the following SA graduates if applying through the Talent and Innovators program:
      • PhD or Masters by Research degree and Proficient English overall or higher
      • GPA of 6.0 or higher in Masters by Coursework degree and Proficient English overall or higher
      • First Class Honours in a dedicated Honours year and Proficient English overall or higher
      • GPA of 6.0 or higher in a Bachelor degree and Proficient English overall or higher
    SA
    Applicant's Location: South Australia
    • Minimum English Requirment: Competent
    • Minimum EOI Points: 65
    • Visa Subclass: 190/491
    • Skill-Level: Skill level 1
    • SA Graduate pathway:
      • Have completed a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification, and
      • Currently working in your nominated or closely related occupation for the last 3 months in South Australia

      Occupations with the same Skills Assessing Authority are closely related occupations

      No work experience required for the following SA graduates if applying through the Talent and Innovators program:
      • PhD or Masters by Research degree and Proficient English overall or higher
      • GPA of 6.0 or higher in Masters by Coursework degree and Proficient English overall or higher
      • First Class Honours in a dedicated Honours year and Proficient English overall or higher
      • GPA of 6.0 or higher in a Bachelor degree and Proficient English overall or higher

      Applicant's Location: South Australia
      • Minimum English Requirment: Proficient
      • Minimum EOI Points: 65
      • Visa Subclass: 491
      • Skill-Level: Skill level 1
      • SA Graduate pathway:
        • Have completed a Bachelor Degree or higher qualification

        No work experience required for the following SA graduates if applying through the Talent and Innovators program:
        • GPA of 5.0 to 5.99 in a Masters by Coursework degree and Proficient English overall or higher
        • GPA of 5.0 to 5.99 in a Bachelor degree and Proficient English overall or higher
    Victoria State Nomination (VIC) (Melbourne)
    VICVictoria 190 Visa

      Currently a limited number of interim visa nomination places is available to applicants who are working in a highly skilled occupation in health, medical research or life sciences which supports Victoria’s economic recovery and/or health response.
    • Applicants must have lived and worked in Victoria for at least the past 6 months.
    Applicants with a track record of commercialising innovative ideas and bringing them to market will also be highly regarded.

    International student graduates and PhD applicants who meet the criteria are also encouraged to apply.

    VIC Invitation results from July to September 2019
    VICVictoria 491 Visa

      Currently a limited number of interim visa nomination places is available to applicants who are working in a highly skilled occupation in health, medical research, life sciences, agri-food or digital sectors which supports Victoria's economic recovery and/or health response.
    • Applicants must have lived and worked in regional Victoria for at least the past 3 months..
    International student graduates and PhD applicants who meet the eligibility criteria are also encouraged to apply.

    Applicants with a track record of commercialising innovative ideas and bringing them to market will also be highly regarded.
    VICVictoria Graduates 190 Visa

    VICVictoria Graduates 491 Visa

    Skilled Migration Western Australia State Nomination (WA) (Perth)
    WAWestern Australia 190 Visa

    WAWestern Australia 491 Visa

    WAWestern Australia Graduates 190 Visa

    Available
    Avaliable to applicants who have completed the following qualifications or a combination of studies from accredited educational institutions in Western Australia for at least two years (full-time and face-to-face).

    - a university or higher education qualification (registered by TEQSA). This includes a PhD, Masters, Bachelor or higher degree (Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); and/or

    - a vocational education and training (VET) qualification at a Certificate III level or above (registered by ASQA).

    This can include university/higher education; VET (Certicate III level); and/or English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).
    • IELTS score of at least 7 in all bands or OET score of at least B in all bands or TOEFL-iBT (24 in all bands) or PTE Academic (65 in all bands) or Cambridge English Advanced (CEA) (185 in all skills)

      IELTS exemption: citizens of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and New Zealand.
    • one year of Australian work experience within the last 10 years; or 3 years of overseas work experience within the last ten years
    • Have at least six months Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation within the last five years, A professional year or work placement is considered work experience, if it is a paid position and undertaken post qualification.
      or
      have a six month contract of employment in the nominated (or closely related) occupation in Western Australia (at least an average of 35 hours per week).
    WAWestern Australia Graduates 491 Visa

    Available
    Avaliable to applicants who have completed the following qualifications or a combination of studies from accredited educational institutions in Western Australia for at least two years (full-time and face-to-face).

    - a university or higher education qualification (registered by TEQSA). This includes a PhD, Masters, Bachelor or higher degree (Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); and/or

    - a vocational education and training (VET) qualification at a Certificate III level or above (registered by ASQA).

    This can include university/higher education; VET (Certicate III level); and/or English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).
    • IELTS score of at least 7 in all bands or OET score of at least B in all bands or TOEFL-iBT (24 in all bands) or PTE Academic (65 in all bands) or Cambridge English Advanced (CEA) (185 in all skills)

      IELTS exemption: citizens of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and New Zealand.
    • one year of Australian work experience within the last 10 years; or 3 years of overseas work experience within the last ten years
    • Have at least six months Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation within the last five years, A professional year or work placement is considered work experience, if it is a paid position and undertaken post qualification.
      or
      have a six month contract of employment in the nominated (or closely related) occupation in Western Australia (at least an average of 35 hours per week).
    New South Wales (NSW) (Sydney) State Visa Sponsorship
    NSWNew South Wales 190 Visa

    The selection process is extremely competitive. The applicant must be currently residing in NSW. During an invitation round, EOIs in are ranked within an occupation code in order of:
    NSW Regional areas 491 Visa
    NSW Stream 1
    Available to applicants who have been living in a designated regional area of NSW for at least the previous 12 months; and have been working in their nominated occupation, or a closely related occupation, in a designated regional area of NSW, for at least the previous 12 months.
    NSW Stream 2
    Available to international graduates who have completed study at an education provider, located in a designated regional area in NSW, and;
    1 - The study meets the Australian study requirement, and;
    2 - The applicant has lived in a designated regional area in NSW while completing this study, and;
    3 - The study was completed within the last 24 months, and;
    4 - The qualification from the study has been assessed as closely related to your nominated occupation by the relevant assessing authority.
    NSW Stream 3
    Available to applicants who
    a - have an offer for ongoing employment as Production or Plant Engineer or a closely related occupation in a designated regional area in NSW for at least 12 months, from an employer who is registered in Australia, or
    b - have at least five years of skilled employment as Production or Plant Engineer, or a closely related occupation or
    c - have an immediate family member living in a designated regional area in NSW for at least the previous 24 months. The family member can be either an Australian Permanent Resident, an Australian Citizen or a NSW nominated provisional visa holder (489) and must be at least 18 years of age.
    Central Coast
    Central West
    Far South Coast
    Far West
    Hunter
    Illawarra
    Mid North Coast
    Northern Inland
    Northern Rivers
    Orana
    RDA Orana will not be accepting applications under Stream 3a, 3b and 3c that are for off-shore applicants. This is due to the request from the Australian Government to prioritise on-shore applicants and the national border restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be reviewed later in the year, unfortunately no exceptions can or will be made.
    Riverina
    RDA Riverina hopes to be able to open 491 applications during the week of the 22nd of February 2021.
    Southern Inland
    Sydney
    Queensland (QLD) State Visa Sponsorship (Brisbane)
    QLDQueensland 190 Visa



    QLD Invitation results from July to September 2019
    QLDQueensland 491 Visa

    QLD QLDFor applicants currently working in Queensland:

    • Currently living and working in regional Queensland in the nominated or closely related occupation for the previous 3 months IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO APPLICATION in REGIONAL Queensland (minimum 35 hours per week); and
    • Have an offer to continue your employment for 12 months in regional Queensland in your nominated or closely related occupation

    There is no specific skills list, however applicants must meet one of the critical skills or sectors as listed below and email detailing how they meet this, including details of employer and role, and how this position is assisting in the COVID response or recovery.
      The Subclass 491 visa is open to COVID critical skill or sectors as outlined by the Department of Home Affairs in:
    • Air Ambulance, Critical Medical, Medical Technology,
    • Engineering, Critical Infrastructure, Supply Chain
    • Telecommunications, Film & Television Production,
    • Maritime Industry, Agricultural Technology Food Technology,
    • Mining, Emerging Technology, Financial Technology, and
    • Large Scale Manufacturing.
    Eligible Postcodes: 4207 to 4275, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4551, 4553 to 4562, 4564 to 4569 and 4571 to 4575,4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895 (Anywhere except the greater Brisbane area; including Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Cairns, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Mackay, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Pacific Pines, Carrara, Nerang and Gladstone)
    QLDAlumni (Queensland PhD and Masters graduates) must meet the working in Queensland criteria QLD
    QLD QLDQueensland 491 Visa Small Business Owner Pathway

    Applicants must be currently living and operating a small business in a QLD regional area and have a positive skills assessment in their nominated occupation. Applicants under this stream must have full-time work rights and not be currently studying.
      BSMQ criteria requires the applicant to:
    • has prior business experience or qualifications to successfully run the business (or has previously been involved in a family-run business)
    • has purchased an existing business in regional Queensland (Note: not available for start-ups or home based businesses)
    • paid a minimum of $100,000 for the business
    • has 100% ownership of the business
    • be trading in the business for 6 months prior to application
    • employs one (1) employee who is an Australian resident working a minimum of 20 hours per week
    Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (Canberra) Visa Sponsorship
    ACTCanberra 190 Visa

    Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.

    Canberra residents

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 190 nomination:
    • You must be living and working in Canberra for the six months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.
    • You must meet one of the following two criterion:
      • Your nominated occupation is on the ACT Critical Skills List; (Production or Plant Engineer has NOT been in ACT CRITICAL SKILLS LIST - January 2021)
        OR
      • You are the primary holder of a subclass 457/482 visa sponsored by an ACT employer;
    • You must be working a minimum of 35 hours per week in each of the 26 weeks immediately before date of Matrix submission.
    • You must be in paid employment. Internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion.
    • If you are self-employed on an ABN:
      • Your total (taxable) income must be at least $1000 pw for each week of the employment period claimed.
      • you must evidence at least 12 months ACT business activity at date of Matrix submission.
    • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the six months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.


    Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).


    Overseas applicants

    The Canberra Matrix is closed to overseas applicants.

    ACTCanberra 491 Visa

    Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.
    Canberra residents

    You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 491 nomination:
    • You must be living and working in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.
    • You must meet one of the following two criterion:
      • Your nominated occupation is on the ACT Critical Skills List; (Production or Plant Engineer has NOT been in ACT CRITICAL SKILLS LIST - January 2021)
        OR
      • You are the primary holder of a subclass 457/482 visa sponsored by an ACT employer;
    • You must be working a minimum 20 hours per week for 3 months. Your employment must be continuous; Paid leave (annual, personal or maternity) meets the continuous employment criteria; Unpaid leave only meets the continuous employment criteria if it is evidenced by a valid medical certificate (the certificate cannot be backdated).
    • You must be in paid employment. Internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion.
    • You may also work for more than one ACT employer or be self-employed on an ABN.
      If you are self-employed on an ABN:
      • Your total (taxable) income must be at least $500 pw for each week of the employment period claimed
      • you must evidence at least 12 months ACT business activity at date of Matrix submission.
    • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.


    Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).


    Overseas applicants

    The Canberra Matrix is closed to overseas applicants.

    ACTACT Streamlined PhD nomination 190 Visa


    Canberra residents- You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:
    • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
    • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.
    Interstate resident- If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

    Overseas applicant- If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.
    ACTACT Streamlined PhD nomination 491 Visa


    Canberra residents- You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:
    • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
    • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.
    Interstate resident- If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

    Overseas applicant- If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.
    Tasmanian (TAS) (Hobart) Government Visa Sponsorship
    TASTasmania 190 Visa

    Nomination Criteria: Open for all nomination categories
    • Nomination Category 1: Available to Tasmanian international graduates who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 30 June 2021, have been living in the state for at least 24 months and have studied for a minimum of two academic year in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time met the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania

      The applicant and their dependants must be in Tasmania at time of application. Applicants who are not currently in skilled employment must provide a career plan.

      Applicants who commenced their last course of study in Tasmania after 30 June 2021 may need to meet additional requirments:

      If the applicants held a Student visa (subclass 500) when they completed their last course of study in Tasmania, the study must be:
      • a degree (bachelor, masters or any higher degree), or a diploma (standard, advanced, associate or graduate); or
      • a qualification directly related to a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area (current at the time you commenced study) at the minimum qualification level specified for that area.

      If the applicant held a visa that was NOT a Student visa (subclass 500) at the time the applicant completed their last course of study in Tasmania, the study MUST be directly related to a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area (current at the time you commenced study) at the minimum qualification level specified for that area.
      or
    • Nomination Category 2: The applicant must have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to the application for state nomination in an occupation in-line with the applicant's skills assessment (for a minimum of 35 hours per week); The applicant and their dependants must currently be living in Tasmania; The employer must be a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months A genuine need for the position should be satisfied.

      The employment must be in an occupation listed on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupations List (TSOL)

      Sole traders/subcontractors may be eligible for nomination under Category 5 - Small Business Owner.

      Employment relating to the below areas may not be supported for nomination:
      - supermarkets
      - service stations
      - limited service restaurants**
      - massage clinics
      - taxi/uber driving
      - sub-contracted cleaning, business maintenance or security work


    Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

    Sponsorship Fee: $220

    While the program is open to all applicants who meet the minimum published requirements, the Department of Home Affairs has directed that all nominations must be justifiable in relation to their likely contribution to Australia’s economic recovery, and follow two priorities:
    • Applicants critical to supporting Tasmania’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including individuals providing critical or specialist medical services, critical skills required to maintain the supply of essential goods and services, or delivering services in sectors critical to Australia’s economic recovery
    • Applicants currently in Australia who can demonstrate their capacity to meaningfully contribute to economic recovery through skilled employment.


    TAS Invitation results from July to September 2019
    TASTasmania 491 Visa

    Nomination Criteria: Open for all nomination categories
    • Nomination Category 1: Available to Tasmanian international graduates who have been living in the state for at least 12 months and have studied for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks) in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time and be either a bachelor or any higher degree, a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO); Applicants who are not currently in skilled employment must provide a career plan.

      Applicants who commenced their last course of study in Tasmania after 30 June 2021 may need to meet additional requirments:

      If the applicants held a Student visa (subclass 500) when they completed their last course of study in Tasmania, the study must be:
      • a degree (bachelor, masters or any higher degree), or a diploma (standard, advanced, associate or graduate); or
      • a qualification directly related to a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area (current at the time you commenced study) at the minimum qualification level specified for that area.

      If the applicant held a visa that was NOT a Student visa (subclass 500) at the time the applicant completed their last course of study in Tasmania, the study MUST be directly related to a Priority Industry Training and Workforce Development Area (current at the time you commenced study) at the minimum qualification level specified for that area.
      or
    • Nomination Category 2: (If employment commenced after 29 January 2021) have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to the application in any fields (for a minimum of 35 hours per week); The applicant does not need to be working in their nominated occupation. You and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania; Your employer must have a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months.

      Employment in positions classified at ANZSCO skill level 4 or 5 will not be eligible for the purposes of state nomination unless:
      • the employment is ongoing, for at least 6 months beyond the application date
      • the applicant has reasonable career development prospects in the industry
      • it is located at least 50km from a population centre of more than 5000 people, in a position for which there is a genuine and demonstrated severe labour recruitment difficulty*, or
      • it is associated with aged care and individual support (Unit Group 4233 Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers) (relevant qualifications of at least Certificate III required), or
      • the position involves specialist qualifications or experience* that are not available in the local community, and
      • evidence of prior related employment experience and/or qualifications are provided.


      There are areas of non-skill shortage in Tasmania that are not supported for visa state nomination under the ‘Working in Tasmania’ category. This includes employment relating to:
      • supermarkets
      • service stations
      • limited service restaurants** (cooks, chefs and café / restaurant managers)
      • massage clinics
      • taxi/uber driving
      • sub-contracted cleaning, business maintenance or security work

      or
    • Nomination Category 3: For Overseas Applicants:
      • have formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania and in-line with applicant's skills assessment; The applicant and his/her dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months. A genuine need for the nominated position must be met.
      or
    • Nomination Category 4: have an immediate family member (parent, child, sibling, aunt, uncle, or grandparent) permanently residing in Tasmania for a minimum of 12 months; Relationships by marriage, such as sister or brother in law, are not acceptable for this category.
      or
    • Nomination Category 5: Available to small business owners who have established and operated a business (solely owned) in Tasmania for at least 6 months.

      The applicant must demonstrate that the business is highly likely able to give you a personal income that would meet the minimum taxable income requirement set by Home Affairs for the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa. Currently, that is AU$53,900 per year for at least 3 years in the next 5 years; Franchise and share-owned businesses are not acceptable under this category. Service stations, massage clinics and taxi/uber related businesses are not supported under this category.


    Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

    Sponsorship Fee: $220

    Eligible Postcodes: Entire territory (including Hobart, Launceston, Devonpor, Burnie, Kingston, Ulverstone, Wynyard, George Town and Sorell)
    491 Relative Sponsorship / 491 State Sponsorship
    StateDesignated regional area postcodes
    ACTAnywhere
    NTAnywhere
    Norfolk IslandAnywhere
    SAAnywhere
    TASAnywhere
    WAAnywhere
    VICPostcode areas 3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342, 3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996
    NSWPostcode areas 2259, 2264 to 2308, 2500 to 2526, 2528 to 2535 and 2574, 2250 to 2258, 2260 to 2263, 2311 to 2490, 2527, 2536 to 2551, 2575 to 2739, 2753 to 2754, 2756 to 2758 and 2773 to 2898
    QLDPostcode areas 4207 to 4275, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4551, 4553 to 4562, 4564 to 4569 and 4571 to 4575,4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895

    Source: DHA, migration.tas.gov.au, business.nsw.gov.au, migration.qld.gov.au, migration.sa.gov.au, australiasnorthernterritory.com.au, liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au, migration.wa.gov.au,

    Production or Plant Engineer job description, duties and education requirements

    UNIT GROUP 2335 INDUSTRIAL, MECHANICAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERS

      INDUSTRIAL, MECHANICAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERS design, organise and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process plant and installations, establish programs for the coordination of manufacturing activities, and ensure usage of resources is cost effective.


      Indicative Skill Level:

      In Australia and New Zealand:

        Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

      Registration or licensing may be required.


      Tasks Include:

      • studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
      • establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation
      • analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
      • designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction
      • developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
      • organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
      • establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
      • inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained
      • directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules

      Occupations:

      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP


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