Engineers Australia Excellence Awards – People

Celebrate the Innovators, thank the Problem Solvers.

The Engineer of the Year Awards recognises outstanding engineers who show innovation and resourcefulness in their work.

Awards Categories
  • Professional Engineer of the Year – Nominations Closed
  • Engineering Technologist of the Year
  • Engineering Associate of the Year
  • Young Professional Engineer of the Year – Nominations Closed
  • Young Engineering Technologist of the Year
  • Young Engineering Associate of the Year
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Nominations now closed for:

  • Professional Engineer of the Year
  • Young Professional Engineer of the Year

Close of nominations extended to 3 July 2022 at 23.59 AWST for:

  • Engineering Technologist of the Year
  • Engineering Associate of the Year
  • Young Engineering Technologist of the Year
  • Young Engineering Associate of the Year

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About the awards

The Engineer of the Year (People) awards recognise outstanding engineers who show innovation and resourcefulness in their work. The awards recognise inspiring engineering professionals who demonstrate contribution to the well-being of people, communities, and sustainable engineering practices, promotion of the engineering profession, and the formulation of resourceful, innovative, and aesthetically appealing engineering solutions.

The award categories correspond with the membership categories of Engineers Australia.

The Engineer of the Year Awards is a nominator-driven program. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Engineer of the Year is awarded to individuals who represent
  • Outstanding examples of innovation and resourcefulness within the engineering profession
  • The highest technical, professional and community service standards in engineering
  • The broad nature and impacts of the profession through their significant contributions

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Nomination Criteria
Submission Guidelines
Terms and Conditions

Nomination Criteria

View and download the Nomination Criteria.

Learn more about the nomination process for Engineer of the Year from the Submission Guidelines and Terms & Conditions featured below.

Submission Guidelines

View and download the Submission Guidelines.

If you have any further questions about the submission process, don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

 

Terms and Conditions

Once the Nominator has submitted the initial nomination for the Engineer of the Year awards the Nominee will be invited to complete the submission process as per the Engineers of the Year Submission Guidelines.

A nominee must be a current member in the relevant category of membership at the time of nomination and must remain a financial member up to and including the day that the Awards are announced. Find out more information about the Engineers Australia membership categories.

Both financial members and non-members* can nominate an Engineers Australia member for an award.

*Note a non-member of Engineers Australia (e.g. manager, HR representative) can prepare a nomination on behalf of a nominee and nominate, however, such nomination must be supported by a referee who is a current member of Engineers Australia. Referee’s contact details and membership number must be provided in the nomination form.

Download the Terms and Conditions for:

Professional Engineer of the Year

Engineering Technologist, Engineering Associate

Young Professional Engineer, Young Engineering Technologist and Young Engineering Associate of the Year must be practicing engineers and not over the age of 35 (up to and including the day that the Awards are announced.