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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 supplier for leading organisations nationally. We have an extensive network and numerous channels to source and secure trade talent.
Finding it hard to source talent across trades?
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”. With borders closed and immigration affected, businesses recruiting trades and technical roles are experiencing the flow on effect of COVID-19 as we face a worker shortage, with quality and skilled trades in high demand. To remain competitive and to ensure you are attracting the best talent, you’ll need to partner with a true specialist that has established networks, national resources, and multiple sourcing channels to meet your talent targets.
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:
Mechanical & Maintenance Fitters
Machine Operators, CNC/Lathes
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?
We are experienced in sourcing industry talent across trades, specialising in the manufacturing and construction sectors. Understanding the unique requirements of each trade discipline and job role, our tailored approach and collective collaboration throughout the recruitment process ensures sourced candidates specifically match the exact requirements of each role.
What our clients and candidates say about us
The Drake team have been part of our recruitment drive, directly supporting the recruitment of the production – shop floor teams. The ANCA team enjoyed working with Matt as he took a genuine interest in the roles and skills required within them to help find the best candidates. The ability to adjust and tune job ads and pitches to potential candidates helped Matt build a more detailed profile of ANCA’s requirements that improved with each new position. This helped streamline the process and reduce ANCA’s input into the interview process.
Manufacturing Operations Manager
Making use of Drake's labour hire for several projects now, we are really happy with the service and help during installation of our automated warehousing systems.
Client – R Moeniralam - Sydney
Drake was able to help me secure employment during these difficult times. They were able to help me find full time work that was aligned to my current skillset. They ensured that I had all the relevant information ahead of the interviews. They were incredibly transparent and have maintained contact with me to ensure I am happy in my current role.
Candidate – T Berman - Brisbane
If you are looking for a recruitment agency that will treat you with integrity, respect and value what you are looking for in your career, Drake is the agency to call. I will recommend Drake International to friends and colleagues in the future.
Candidate – B Bartolo - Laverton
The overall experience in dealing with the Drake has been highly professional. Everything is explained in clear terms, and I was made to feel like a true member of the team. This agency is truly 5 star, and I will definitely be recommending to my broader network.
Candidate – S Lambert - Darwin
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.
Large Talent Pool
Proprietary Twelve-Step Selection Process
Proven Industry Capability
Technical Testing Of Skills
Recruitment To Fit Selection Process
P3 Behavioural Assessment