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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

Shift Maintenance Fitter

21 September 2020

Shift Maintenance Fitter

 AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members and are passionate about what we do!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports individuals, embraces team work, and encourages a ‘can do - make it happen’ attitude.

We are currently seeking an experienced and trade qualified Shift Maintenance Fitter 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. This is a fulltime position working across our Colac sites.

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. 

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘MF0920’ to the below addresses. For further information please email recruitment@akd.com.au or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Coordinator) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

Note: Applications close 30th September 2020.

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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