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Shift Maintenance Fitter

26 July 2017

Shift Maintenance Fitter

12 hour rotating shifts/38 hour week

 AKD Softwoods is a successful and progressive timber processing company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products for a large variety of domestic and international markets.

We are currently seeking experienced and trade qualified Shift Maintenance Fitters to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

This position will play an integral role in the ongoing development of preventative & predictive maintenance and production efficiency.  We offer job security and above award remuneration. Working in a state of the art workshop environment this position, and a great roster, allow for a good work/life balance.

Preferred qualities and qualifications include:

 

  • Completed trade certificate.
  • Previous experience on heavy machinery; preferably in manufacturing/industrial background.
  • Knowledge of Pneumatics / Hydraulics an advantage.
  • Machining & Welding experience also an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge and acceptance of OH&S Principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

 The position will require 12 hour rotating shifts to be worked and a reasonable amount of overtime is applicable.

If you are results orientated and believe you hold the commitment, energy and the motivation to make a difference, please email or mail your resume and cover letter using the reference code 'MF0817' to the below address.

 Applications Close: 11th August 2017. This role is available for immediate start. For more information about AKD Softwoods or this role please visit akd.com.au or call 03)52319100

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

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