Apprentice Electrician – ELCAB1023
AKD has a long standing and successful Apprenticeship Program with over 70 apprentices consistently in training across our business. Applications are now open for a motivated and driven candidates to join our experience and qualified team as an Electrical Apprentice on our Caboolture site.
AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members and are passionate about what we do!
At AKD, we invest in our employees’ future through development and training opportunities to cater for a wide range of people and their chosen career path. Learning and development is for everyone, and we provide opportunities from entry level to experienced and everything in between.
As an Apprentice Electrician you will gain qualification in Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.
Industrial electricians are trained in industrial and systems engineering, and they use this knowledge to trouble-shoot, maintain, and install electrical equipment. They install and maintain generators, transformers, switchboards, and panels, and they also install and maintain interior wiring.
As an Industrial Electrician at AKD, you could be applying your trade skills and experience to a wide range of maintenance and installation situations supporting our industry leading equipment (eg. Artificial Intelligence).
As an Electrician at AKD you could do a range of tasks including:
- Installing, repairing, and maintaining the electrical parts of industrial equipment
- Interpreting technical documents
- Preventative maintenance
- Fault finding and root cause analysis
- Interpreting PLC logic programs
- Providing technical support
Our apprentices work in hands-on environment and gain the skills to work across many different parts of our business in a supportive learning and development environment whilst having the opportunity to work on state-of-the-art equipment and multimillion-dollar projects.
Benefits of an AKD Apprenticeship:
- Complete a nationally recognised qualification
- Highest level of training from skilled and experienced tradespeople
- Establish a career with Australia’s leading sawmill
- Working with cutting edge equipment and new technology
- Learn while you earn
- Opportunities to travel to other sites
- Obtain various licences and tickets
- Open to mature age entry
We have a dedicated Training Manager to guide and support your overall training experience while undertaking your apprenticeship.
Throughout and post the completion of the program there is opportunities for experience to be gained at our other sites/locations, with accommodation and travel support provided.
This is a full-time fixed-term position with a promising future. With a commitment of 3-4 years required to complete your trade, gain on the job training, and attend trade school, individuals must be highly motivated, flexible and keen to learn.
Applications Close: 31st October 2023
Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.