Job Vacancy 18/66 – Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter)

Burdekin Shire Council is currently seeking applications for an Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter).  The successful applicant will complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade and assist in maintaining Council’s plant and equipment fleet. The apprenticeship qualification has a nominal duration of four years.

This apprenticeship opportunity is made available with the assistance of government incentives; therefore, successful appointment will be dependent on applicants meeting specific funding criteria contained in the attached Apprenticeship Eligibility Questionnaire. Funding eligibility will be assessed upon receipt of your application.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the effective provision of mechanical services for the repair, maintenance and servicing of Council’s plant and equipment.
  • Operate with supervision as a mobile apprentice mechanic servicing plant and equipment on Council’s job sites and outlying Depots as well as Council’s workshop at Jones Street Depot.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Wages and Conditions of employment will be determined in accordance with the Order – Apprentices’ and Trainees’ Wages and Conditions (Excluding Certain Queensland Government Entities) 2003 and Council’s Certified Agreement. The gross fortnightly wage for a First Year Apprentice is $900.97.

Applications for 18/66 – Apprentice Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical (Diesel Fitter) should include:

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

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

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

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