You can look into your eligibility for the Skilled – Recognized Graduate Visa (476), if you have recently graduated as an engineer from a university.
This visa is provided for 18 months and gives total work rights along with the ability to choose an employer on your own.
476 visa's eligibility criteria
Age: Below 31 years.
Qualification: A reputed qualification such as a Bachelor’s degree, Doctoral degree, Post Graduate Diploma, or a Master’s degree.
Graduation date: Within the period of 24 months from the time of submitting your application.
Institution: Must be a recognized one. This program has hundreds of eligible universities.
Engineering major: in of the following-
Electronics and electrical engineering
Mechanical, plant and production engineering
Material and mining engineering
You must take a test of English proficiency.
More than 18 engineering occupations have been included on the Skilled Occupation List of Australia because of a huge demand. You may look into the opportunity of receiving Permanent Residency in Australia, while holding your Subclass 476 visa.