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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We've gathered common questions to help you navigate our platform effectively. Whether you're a job seeker or employer, we're here to provide clarity and guidance. Find answers below and reach out to our support team for further assistance. Let's make your job search or hiring process seamless.

General Questions

What kind of contract duration and projects does Flexi Engineers advertise?

  • Gig Work (Projects / Commissions)
  • Contract / Freelance
  • Full-time / Part-time
  • Internships / Graduate Roles

What type of engineering categories do you recognise?

Whilst there are many types of engineering categories and specialist areas, these can sometimes be referred to in numerous ways depending on the industry, country you find yourself in and possibly historical reasons too. They are often changing and being added to. Therefore, because Flexi Engineers is based in Australia, we have adopted the Engineers Australia Specific Areas of Practice, of which there are currently 27. These all include the five main type of Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Structural Engineering.

The 27 specific areas of practice are: Aerospace Engineering; Amusement rides and devices; Asset Management; Biomedical Engineering; Building Services Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Construction; Cost Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Fire Safety Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering; Heritage and conservation engineering; Information, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering; Leadership and management; Mechanical Engineering; Mechatronics Engineering; Naval Architecture; Oil and Gas Pipeline Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Pressure equipment design verification; Project management; Risk engineering; Structural Engineering; Subsea engineering; Systems engineering. If you do not see your type of engineering, either choose the closest area of practice and then enter your industry sector underneath (in your profile), or select "Other / Misc".

Does FlexiEngineers have any engineering industry experience?

FlexiEngineers was started by a freelance chartered electrical engineer who is still contracting in Australasia and South East Asia with over 20 years experience. Our founder understands the common pain points for both freelancers and organisations, and has built this marketplace with the hope it will provide a solution to the current issues facing out industry regarding skills shortages.

Job Seeker Questions

How does Flexi Engineers work for Job Seekers?

  1. First, sign up for free.
  2. You will be prompted to create a Job Seeker Profile.
  3. Upload your CV if you would like and apply for any job. To apply for jobs, you need to register and sign in first. You don’t need to sign in to view advertised jobs.

Is it free to sign up as a Job Seeker?

Job Seekers can sign up and apply for jobs for free! Simply sign up, create your profile, select a job and press ‘Apply Now’.

What happens if I am not currently looking for a job and I want my profile to remain active?

Profiles are automatically anonymous, which means job seekers and employers cannot see who is registered.

Can Job Seeker profiles be anonymous?

Profiles are automatically anonymous, which means job seekers and employers cannot see who is registered. Once the Job Seeker creates a CV or multiple CVs, these can be visible to Employers if you wish. You have the option to hide or unhide CVs in your profile.

How do I delete my Job Seeker profile?

Simply log in to your Job Seeker profile and click on Account Settings. You have the option of deleting your profile by simply pressing Delete Profile.

Employer / Company Questions

How does Flexi Engineers work for Employers?

  1. First, sign up for free.
  2. You will be prompted to create an Employer Profile.
  3. Start Posting Jobs by selecting one of our packages.
  4. Begin receiving applications.

Is it free to sign up as an Employer?

Companies can create a company profile page for free, without posting any jobs. Simply sign up as an Employer, create your profile, and it will be visible to Job Seekers.

How do jobs get sent to Google?

Companies who advertise with Flexi Engineers will have their job sent to Google. This does two things. Firstly, the job will appear in google results and secondly, the job will get sent to Google’s new Job Search system. As of November 2022, Google for Jobs is not listed as available yet in Australia, but it is in many regions around the world. This will ultimately help attract more traffic to jobs advertised on Flexi Engineers who may be interested in moving to Australia to start a new engineering role!

Is Flexi Engineers a recruitment agency or recruiting service?

No, Flexi Engineers is not like a recruitment agency, staffing service, temp firm, or head hunter. We do not place people into positions, and we do not manage the payment process between an employer and job seekers. Flexi Engineers is a new online resource for engineers and related engineering job seekers, we provide a platform for engineers to showcase their skills, upload their CVs, and for companies to showcase their company and provide one place to advertise their current job openings as part of their profile. Further to this, we aim to advertise professional legitimate opportunities and organised within relevant engineering industry categories.

Does FlexiEngineers request commission and finders fees?

We do not charge Commission or Head Hunter / Finder fees.
Note: Refer to the Pricing page for more details.

How do I delete my Employer / Company profile?

Simply log in to your Employer profile and click on Account Settings. You have the option of deleting your profile by simply pressing Delete Profile.