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Specialist Engineering Recruiters 

Our engineering recruitment talent acquisition specialists have a national and global reach that started in Australia and has expanded further across APAC, UAE and the UK. When you partner with Tecside, we become an extension of your business. We take time to understand where you started, where you are now and where you’re going, and we find the right people to get you there. We’ve built a strong talent pipeline of process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, instrumentation engineering, maritime engineering, structural engineering, civil engineering, environmental and geotechnical professionals from senior engineers to recent graduates. We’re also committed to ensuring our candidate base has strong interpersonal, leadership and efficiency skills which contribute to strong safety environmental and sustainability practices, this is especially important for our engineering managers, maintenance engineers and design engineers.

Hire Engineering Talent Faster

Tecside has access to a diverse workforce in engineering. We know what motivates engineers— we used to be them. We know what engineers are attracted to: roles for professional growth, work/life balance and working in strong and innovative teams. We’ve streamlined the screening process to get highly skilled and motivated candidates for your engineering recruitment needs.

For unexpected peaks and project driven workloads, our temporary and contract staffing solutions will give you access to skilled and qualified professionals delivered on an as need’s basis. Our engineering recruitment team will manage the supply of contract personnel, whether PAYG or ABN, and handle all admin for payroll, insurances and statutory deductions. 

Our tailored approach to permanent or senior leadership engineering recruitment starts with us listening, listening, and listening some more. We want to know all about your business and everything we learn from that is used by your personal talent specialist at Tecside to deliver a recruitment solution that truly fits your business.

People are Our Priority

Tecside’s engineering recruitment team is recognised as a global partner of choice in the safe provision of recruitment and contract staffing solutions that are innovative and cost-effective. Safety is not something which can be delegated or contracted out. We have dedicated safety and wellbeing managers with a well-defined internal culture and have been awarded and maintain our certification for the Australian Standard AS/NZS 4801:2001 and the International Standard ISO 45001:2018 for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems. We achieve recertification annually by demonstrating that all procedures are understood and implemented consistently in every location we operate. As part of our DNA, we partner with clients who align with our commitment to health and safety, which only grew stronger and more robust during a global pandemic.

Our team of engineering talent specialists have filled the following roles in Australia and across the globe:

  • Study Managers
  • Executives
  • Principals & Leads
  • Drafters
    • 3D Designer Drafter
    • AIS Drafter
    • AutoCAD & CAD Drafter
    • Communication Drafter
    • Electrical Drafter
    • Geotechnical Drafter
    • Hydraulic Drafter
    • Civil Drafter
    • Rail Drafter
    • Design Drafter
    • Piping Drafter
    • Revit Drafter
    • Structural Drafter
    • Signalling Technical Drafter
  • Designers / Design engineers
    • Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Designers
    • Civil Designers
    • Roads, Bridges, Tunnels Designers
    • Hydropower Designers
    • Mechanical Designers
    • Piping Designers
    • Structural Designers
  • Engineers
    • Piping Engineers
    • Mechanical Engineers
    • Electrical Engineers
    • Structural Engineers
    • Civil Engineers
    • Geotechnical Engineers
    • Environmental Engineers
    • Materials & Corrosion Engineers
    • Subsea Engineers
    • Defence aerospace engineers
    • Fire engineers
    • Marine engineers
    • Wind / Turbine engineers
    • Hydropower Engineers
    • System Engineers
    • Project Engineers
    • Hydraulics Engineers & Technicians
  • Engineering laboratory technician
  • Field maintenance technicians
  • Flight test specialists
  • Fluid mechanists
  • Inspection and compliance officers
  • Manufacturing technicians
  • Product safety management
  • Researchers
  • Project managers
  • Site engineers
  • and more
"First time using tecside and could not fault the service and professionalism that was portrayed. Looking forward to using tecside in the future."

Peter Lewis

QE Innovations

"Tecside team is very professional and provide excellent Engineers."

Prabhjot Singh


"As we are all aware, good trades personal are hard to fine. Tecside do their upmost to fill our needs at the time required, and the manager is often on site visiting to offer additional value."

Ian O'Brien

Klondu Group

"The Tecside Wollongong team (Daniel and Natalie) are a pleasure to deal with. Always doing their very best to achieve our requests with great intent. Tecside are a leasure to work and deal with, expecially as they are often on site adding value."

Shane Wilkshire

Mainteck Services

"Tecside deliver a superior service. I have recommended them to others within my organisation."

Murray Newell

Ingal Civil Pro

"Very Happy with Tecside's support. In particular Kristie Kent has gone above and beyond on several occasions. Kudos to Tecside in providing a far superior service to her competitors. Tecside have demonstrated a commitment to my business and delivered fantastic service and results in Metro and regional areas. Even with deadline and skill set pressure, Tecside continue to deliver a superior service."

Craig Hartley


"Tecside have met my employment needs over a considerable length of time. They are professional, knowledgeable and offer me a first rate service, impossible to improve on!"

Elliot Lowy

Thales (Hays MSP)

"Tecside has met all our expectations as a partner in recruitment services. Great work"

Steve Cuzzupe

Gough Transport Solutions

"Since forming a strong business relationship with my Tecside contact I am very reluctant to use any other agency; he has gone beyond expectation to understand what our needs are, can be trusted to be honest and open about availability and suitability, and has managed to deliver teams of people at very short notice."

Janette Frazer

Orontide Engineering

What Our Recruitment Services in Engineering Cover

We’re in the business of supplying candidates not applicants. We’ll find the best fit for your business based on our specialised experience in the Engineering industry and your company aims, mission, goals and culture. Here’s what we’ll do, so you don’t have to:

  • Temporary Labour Hire
  • Permanent Recruitment
  • Project and Bulk Recruitment
  • Temporary to permanent staffing solutions
  • Payrolling facilities (transition your existing workforce)*
    • Consultancy Hires – PAYG or ABN capability
  • Undergraduates / Interns*
  • Timesheet Hourly Margins

All our services come standard with;

  • Safety Screening Technology
  • Full account management and on-site coordinators
  • Mobilisations and demobilisation assistance
  • Comprehensive management reports
  • 24/7 support availability
  • Weekly pays (or preference of fortnightly, monthly available on request)
  • Compliance monitoring and quality assurance
  • Market Intelligence
  • Consultancy on requirements
  • Workplace health & safety inductions
  • Drug and alcohol screening*
  • Medical screenings and/or additional pre-employment medical checkups*
  • Occupational testing and training*
  • Skills testing and assessment*
  • State and federal police clearances*
  • Site specific inductions*

*denotes optional process requirements