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Drake Trades and Technical

Introducing Drake Trades & Technical

The Trades & Technical team at Drake are industry specialists and understand the importance of qualifications, experience, and safety to ensure your projects close out on time and on budget. With 15 branches across Australia, Drake Trades & Technical is a preferred trade recruitment and job agency for leading organisations nationally.

We have an extensive network and numerous channels to source and secure trade talent. Our team takes the time to use a ‘boots on the ground’ approach to partnering with clients, ensuring we understand the skills, strategic objectives, competencies, cultural fit, and experience required for each role.

Finding it hard to source talent across trades and services?  

Recruiting trade talent has changed dramatically in recent times; it is no longer a simple case of “if you have a job, you will fill the position” style approach.

From our unique vantage in the market, we are seeing daily that businesses recruiting for trades and technical roles are still experiencing the flow-on effect of COVID-19 as we face a worker shortage, with quality and skilled trades in high demand.



Areas of Expertise

Drake Trades & Technical has proven capability to source and recruit high quality trade positions; identifying and sourcing candidates that possess the skills, knowledge and intangible attributes to succeed. These roles include, but are not limited to:

Areas of Expertise

Mechanical & Maintenance Fitters

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Electricians/Electrical Fitters

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Shutdown Fitters/Boilermakers

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Machine Operators, CNC/Lathes

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Ticketed Welders

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Management – All Levels

Explore Our Latest Jobs

For a full range of jobs available right across the country, explore our vacancies today

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Need a talent partner who truly understands trades? 

Our team are experienced in sourcing industry talent across trades, specialising in technical roles, manufacturing and construction sectors. In addition, every member of our consulting team has had extensive ‘hands-on’ experience in industry before joining the team.

This in-depth trade experience lends itself to high-quality recruitment outcomes, especially in those complex trade roles.


What our clients and candidates say about us

How we achieve success

Our clients benefit from the scale, experience and resources of Drake International’s huge networks and established processes, ensuring we can source and secure talent across various trade disciplines.

The Drake Trades & Technical team provides a tailored, scalable service focused on efficiency, flexibility and risk mitigation. Our experts will work closely with you to ensure the success of your organisation.

Specialist Consultants

Large Talent Pool

Proprietary Twelve-Step Selection Process

Proven Industry Capability

Market Mapping

Technical Testing Of Skills

Recruitment To Fit Selection Process

P3 Behavioural Assessment

Connect with our Trades & Technical team today

With locations across every Australian State and Territory as well an established recruitment network in local and rural communities, we are equipped to support all our clients’ recruitment needs. If you’re also recruiting in the manufacturing sector, our specialist Manufacturing team is ready to help. Get in touch today.



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