Job Vacancy 17/37 – Diesel Fitter

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for a Diesel Fitter to undertake a range of tasks including assisting in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment both within the workshop and in the field.

This is a full time position with the hours of work totalling 76 hours per fortnight.

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment, including but not limited to small plant.
  • Carry out metal fabrication work as required using a variety of materials.
  • The construction, installation, and testing of solar lighting infrastructure.
  • Maintain oil store, filters for plant and service bay area.
  • Provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team.
  • Operate with general supervision as a mobile mechanic servicing Council’s on site plant and equipment and outlying depots as well as Councils workshop at Jones Street depot.
  • Supervise and mentor apprentices.
  • Ensure safe work practices are adhered to at all times.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of C6 ($63,281pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link.

Applications for 17/37 – Diesel Fitter should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information please contact Kevin Holt – Workshop Supervisor on (07) 4783 9800.

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