Maintenance Tradesperson - Mechanical (VSE)

Maintenance Tradesperson - Mechanical (VSE)

DP World Australia | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Description

About the business
DP World Australia is the leading container terminal stevedore in the Country. We have a dedicated and professional team of more than 2000 people who operate our marine ports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle. The company has a customer-centric approach which drives us to constantly invest in terminal infrastructure, facilities and people to provide superior quality services to our valued customers. DP World Australia is part of the DP World global group of companies, which ranks as one of the largest stevedoring businesses globally with 28,000 people serving our customers around the world. To find out more about DP World Australia, visit our website www.dpworldaustralia.com.au

Melbourne Terminal 
DP World Melbourne is located in the Port of Melbourne, Australasia’s largest maritime hub for containerised, automotive and general cargo. Located in the West Swanson area and at 49 hectares, it is the largest container terminal operated by DP World Australia. The site is equipped with the latest terminal control system and provides easy access to road and rail. The West Swanson Terminal is a dynamic 7 day, 24 hour operation that offers variety and represents an outstanding opportunity to grow as a professional in Australia’s Logistics and Supply Chain Industry. 

About the role
We are currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) to join the Maintenance team at our West Swanston Terminal. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Fitter) is responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment and machinery to an engineering standard, ensuring safe and reliable operation at the West Swanston Terminal.

Key accountabilities
• Conduct regular planned mechanical maintenance and repairs;
• Ensure equipment breakdowns are responded to and addressed in an appropriate time frame;
• Undertake mechanical repairs and refurbishment to the required standard;
• Ensure equipment is left in a safe condition and is fully tested before returning into service;
• Ensure workplace safety considerations are taken into account when undertaking all maintenance tasks;
• Source spare parts and technical information required to undertake maintenance and repair tasks;
• Utilise the computerised maintenance system to source store stock and job card information;
• Ensure the shift hand over is provided to the shift supervisor in a timely manner prior to the shift completion time;
• Perform the Relief Shift Supervisors/Leading Hand role when required; and
• Compliance with safe work practices, procedures and policies.

Experience, skills and qualifications
• Successful completion of an apprenticeship in an appropriate trade qualification for example Mechanical Fitter, Turner, Welder, Diesel Mechanic, Boilermaker with mechanical skills;
• Extensive experience as a tradesman / technician undertaking fault finding / diagnostics and mechanical repairs of heavy fixed plant and mobile fleet;
• Previous experience in mechanical maintenance procedures in a workshop and/or heavy industrial environment;
• An understanding and appreciation of equipment functionality and service requirements;
• An understanding of manufacturers’ specifications;
• Competent with the use of maintenance management software applications;
• High attention to detail and an excellent work ethic;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Ability to work in a team environment;
• Safety critical attitude to work; 
• Ability to work irregular day/night shift engagements including weekends;
• Must hold or be eligible to qualify for an MSIC card.

Remuneration and benefits
We are committed to the development of our people and invest in ongoing training to improve performance, provide career development opportunities and offer competitive salaries.

Supporting equality
We are an equal opportunity employer. We employ and promote on the basis of role requirements and we select people to roles based on their qualifications, skills, experience and fit with DP World Australia’s culture and values.

About Us

DP World Australia is the country’s leading container terminal operator. We have a dedicated and professional team of over 1800 people who operate our container terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle. Our customer-centric approach drives us to constantly invest in our employees, terminal infrastructure and facilities to provide superior quality services to our valued customers.
DP World Australia is part of the DP World global group of companies, which ranks as one of the largest stevedoring businesses globally with 53,220 employees from 131 different nationalities, across 128 Business Units in 60 different countries.
To find out more about DP World Australia, visit our website www.dpworldaustralia.com.au
Melbourne Terminal
DP World Melbourne is located in the Port of Melbourne, Australasia’s largest maritime hub for containerised, automotive and general cargo. Located in the West Swanson area and at 49 hectares, it is the largest container terminal operated by DP World Australia. The site is equipped with the latest terminal control system and provides easy access to road and rail. The West Swanson Terminal is a dynamic 7 day, 24 hour operation that offers variety and represents an outstanding opportunity to grow as a professional in Australia’s Logistics and Supply Chain Industry.