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Date PostedSeptember 16, 2016

How Robots Will Change the Construction Industry


It has been projected that by 2034/35, 20 per cent of Australians will be over the age of 65, this presents a challenge to industries like construction which are labour intensive and often high risk.

The aging workforce means construction tasks need to be less physically demanding, which is where technology steps in.

The use of new technology and automation of the construction process is expected to transform the industry to a more knowledge intensive one.

Job roles and titles are likely to change drastically.

Some of the construction jobs of the future could be

  • building assembly technician
  • virtual/augmented reality trainers
  • building drone operators
  • robot resource manager

See more at: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2016/08/what-construction-jobs-will-look-like-when-robots-can-build-things/`

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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