Job ID: 565970
Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Categories: Trades, Maintenance, Manufacturing
Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.
Downer has over 100 years’ experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.
Be part of Victoria’s biggest ever train order and help us create the 65 bigger, better trains a growing Victoria needs.
It is your chance to be part of a project that is setting up Victoria to become a future train supplier to Australia and the world. The High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) Project is a Victorian Government initiative and a $2.3 billion investment in Victoria’s rolling stock industry.
We currently have multiple fixed term opportunities for Trade Assistants to join our team at our facility in Newport. These roles will be responsible for the assembly of 65 trains as part of the HCMT project and will form a key component of the multi-skilled team we’re establishing at the facility.
Trade Assistants will be responsible for assisting the Mechanical and Electrical Trades in assembly activities including torquing, bolting, piping, component and equipment installation and panel and door assembly using materials handling equipment and following standard operating procedures.
Previous experience in a blue collar / trade environment is highly regarded
Previous experience within rolling stock or heavy engineering/plant will be highly regarded
Certified competency as a fork lift operator, overhead crane driver and/or welder would be advantageous but not essential.
Superior communication, attention to detail and time management skills
Can-do, ambitious, energetic and flexible attitude essential
Hands on with the ability to work unsupervised and within a team environment.
Ensure commitment to a Zero Harm workplace and promote an excellent team work attitude
WHAT WE OFFER
An opportunity to be part of a rewarding project that will reinvigorate the manufacturing industry and provide jobs to Victorians
An opportunity to work for a major ASX listed company
The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment
A supportive and dynamic team environment.
A workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate, and the environment
HOW TO APPLY
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Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medicals and on-going drug and alcohol screening.
Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies.
Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply.
Downer Group is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage Females and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.
How to apply
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Closing Date: 14 Jul 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time