Engineering is one career whose demand never seems to decrease and in the coming times it will only increase. The scenario is same at domestic as well as international level. In today’s times finding jobs has become extremely simple. Many people prefer to travel abroad in search of jobs. Abroad jobs are on offer all over the world. People prefer to take up abroad jobs because they are offered higher pay packages and also the job profile offered may be better than what they might be offered in India. Also students who travel abroad for educational courses are also on the look out for abroad jobs in the country where they have gone for higher education.
There are literally millions of engineering jobs everywhere in the world. Thousands of Engineers work abroad because of the current situation of their countries and families or they just want to explore new horizons in their career. Some of these engineering professionals just want to give a shot to their career outside their own countries for independence and making the most of their careers somewhere else. The people also are not satisfied by their current salary that is why working abroad is the main answer of their main problems because if they work abroad, a slight difference in salary, environment and people is present and can give a big impact on their pursuit for change and independence. And engineers have great demand overseas right now.
The job description for the jobs abroad which is generally assigned to engineers working various industries has been given below.
* To work towards achieving bet possible results for the organization you are working for.
* To report to the manager or the person above you.
* To coordinate with the company clients and meet their demands
* To complete the given assignments or projects by the time given and to meet deadlines.
* To work effectively as a team and to coordinate regularly with the team leader and the other team members.
In order to get a job abroad in a reputed company, the job seeker must possess the following set of skills:
* Computer literacy: Computer literacy as well as knowledge of various software’s will give you an edge over others.
* General awareness: Practical knowledge and the knowledge about the current market scenario is also a must to secure a good job.
* People skills: An engineering professional should be able to communicate as well as interact with other working professional including colleagues as well as clients of the company.
* Technical skills: As the job requires you to work in the technical domain, it is necessary to have clear understanding of concepts for the job.
* Confidence and persistence: If you are confidant then you have a long way to go especially in engineering field.
* Patience and Motivation: These are two of the very important must have’s for any Abroad professional
Countries to look for overseas jobs
The various countries which are highly preferred by a lot of engineers for overseas jobs are – USA, UK and other European countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Middle east places such as Dubai, UAE, Kuwait, Australia, etc.
For an engineer to get a job abroad in a reputed firm there are a certain requirements which need to be fulfilled by the candidate. They are as follows:
* Bachelor’s Degree: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a reputed college is the basic necessity for getting an Abroad job in any firm.
* Diploma: (optional) A diploma in any technical//engineering field from any reputed college is also accepted at a large number of International firms while recruiting people for an Abroad job.
* Post Graduate degree: A Post graduate degree in an specific field or specialization from any recognized college or university will surely help you to secure a good job abroad with a high pay package.
* A large number of International jobs abroad prefer people who have done their master’s degree or their bachelor’s degree after giving various exams such as TOEFL, IELTS, GMAT, GRE, SAT etc
Many have said that engineering jobs can only be found in presently developing countries but that’s a myth. Nowadays, even the leading first world countries are craving for talented workers from other places to fill in their manpower requirements. Countries like Australia, New Zeland, Canada, United Kingdom Untied States crave for additional manpower for some remote places in their country because of the lack of skills related to the job. This has been very good news for skilled workers on the so-called third-world countries where the economies have difficulties in advancing because of internal problems they are facing.
The salary received by an engineering professional abroad is pretty good though it may vary from one organization to another organization. As and when your experience increases in the organization or in the industry, your salary will also rise.
Being in the right place at the right time is important for all the professionals. Grabbing the opportunity that one faces now is the best thing to do. One should not wait for other jobs in your dreams but to plunge in to what’s here today.