24 Mar Bricklayers Jobs in Sydney – Positions Available!
There is a huge demand for new builds and renovations in Sydney this has led to an increase in demand for bricklayers and block layers. There is currently a shortage of bricklayers within the Sydney area as a result many companies are having difficulty filling these trade vacancies. This puts you in a strong position when applying for bricklaying positions with many different opportunities available for you to improve your skills.
Why Take A Bricklayer Job in Sydney?
Bricklayers in Sydney are in high demand and this means that you will be able to demand a higher wage than you might in other places throughout Australia and even internationally.
Australians enjoy a healthy work/life balance which means you can too. So why not get out there and enjoy the Sydney beaches in the sunshine.
As a bricklayer you will often find yourself working outside which makes Sydney’s 236 days of sunshine per year very appealing to those who enjoy the outdoor working nature of the job.
Australia itself is a beautiful country so why not explore it from Sydney there is many domestic flights to regions throughout the country. If you arrive in Sydney on working holiday visa or through other means then it really is the perfect base to explore the rest of the country.
What Skills Do You Need To Become a Bricklayer in Sydney?
You will need to be a fully qualified bricklayer or at the very least have extensive experience in brick or block laying to be considered as bricklayer in Sydney.
Other skills that may be required are:
- You should be familiar with laying a variety of different types (bonds) of bricks and blocks.
- Be able to work with different types of mortar and how to mix them.
- Be able to form a variety of different mortar joints as suitable for each unique build.
- Even the ability to work well within a team is important and can help you to form good working relationships
What Do You Need To Be A Bricklayer in Sydney?
It goes without saying that as a bricklayer you are still a construction worker and will be required to hold a white card and the necessary PPE as specified by the particular site you are working on. Check out our guide on how to get a construction job in Sydney to find out more about PPE and white cards.
In terms of tools bricklayers will all require their own trowels and a level. These are the absolute minimum required however other tools and equipment necessary are often provided on site depending on the size of the job and whether or not you are running the jobs yourself. Check out where to get your tools in Sydney here.
Bricklayer Jobs Available in Sydney Now
If you are a bricklayer currently looking for work in Sydney then get in touch today by calling the office on 02 89852019, fill in the find work form or emailing your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.