Apprentice - Mechanical Fitter

Apprentice - Mechanical Fitter

Cement Australia | Fingal, TAS, AU

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Are you interested in becoming a Mechanical Fitter  working in an industrial environment?

Our Apprentices are an important part of our operations. We pride ourselves on developing you as a talented tradesperson both technically and professionally over the duration of your apprenticeship. Our program will not only prepare you to be a multi-skilled Mechanical Fitter , but also support you in nurturing those life skills that help you become a more well-rounded individual.

What’s on offer?

Cert III Engineering - Mechanical Trade fully supported financially and with the necessary time offsite
Tools, uniform and PPE provided
Learn from people who are experts in their field and want to share their knowledge
All education fees and associated costs covered by Cement Australia
Safely learn a wide variety of skills on a range of equipment by experienced tradespeople
Join a respected local employer with a competitive apprentice salary

As a Mechnical Fitter

So, what does a Mechanical Fitter at our Cornwall Coal mining operations do? Over the duration of your apprenticeship, you will eventually be able to:

Maintain a variety of mechanical equipment across our underground mining and surface equipment
Complete routine and preventive maintenance tasks
Attend to breakdowns with a good level of fault-finding skills 
Participate in toolbox meetings and pre-start risk assessments
Work independently and as part of a team
Follow safety standards and procedures

About the Apprenticeship Program

Gain a nationally recognised trade qualification, fully supported financially by Cement Australia
Be part of an experienced team of people and learn the practical application of your studies
Learn how to work safely in an industrial environment, complying to our high safety standards
Full time work for the duration of your apprenticeship, paid under an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement
As a first year apprentice, you would commence the program around late January 2023

About you

You have completed or are currently completing a minimum Year 10 or equivalent with passes in Maths and English
You ideally are enrolled in or have completed Cert I or II Engineering
You have good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
You have a genuine interest in your chosen trade
You bring a positive attitude, a love of learning and a willingness to tackle whatever comes your way
You think you would be comfortable working underground for the duration of a full work shift

Our application process

Step One – Apply!  Applications close Monday 22nd August 2022 at 9am .

Step Two – Phone interview. Chat to one of us straight away.

Step Three – Aptitude testing. You'll go to an offsite location and complete this under supervision.

Step Four – Site interview. Meet the team and get to see the site you could be working on.

Step Five – Pre-employment checks and offer. This includes medical, background checks and references.

About us

An icon of the Australian cement industry, Cement Australia is the nation’s leading supplier of cementitious products and services. Whilst cement is in the name, the business portfolio is diverse, comprising a series of industrial manufacturing operations, coal and limestone mines, bulk distribution transport fleet, rail and shipping interactions, and hazardous waste treatment and alternative fuel production.

Our vision is to create a safe, healthy, productive and sustainable business and are looking for like-minded individuals who align with our company values and have a focus on supporting a positive safety culture.

Additional Information

As part of the recruitment process, you will need to complete a pre-employment medical and a background check.

Cement Australia is an Equal Opportunity employer and open to residents of Australia with valid working rights. Please note, applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Build your dream career and lifestyle with Australia’s largest and most respected cement manufacturer and innovator. Come and join the team that is building Australia together!