Mechanical Fitter

BAE Systems

Location: Henderson

Job Type: Full time


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At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity for multiple Mechanical Fitters to join our maritime sustainment program based in Henderson, WA. The position will initially be a 8 month fixed-term contract with opportunity for a long-term position. The role will focus primarily on pressure testing but will require other mechanical maintenance duties.
What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

Your new role:
As a Mechanical Fitter at BAE Systems, your duties will be;

  • Mechanical maintenance on the Anzac Class Navy Frigates
  • Pressure testing
  • Other Mechanical duties as required

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you will need the following:

  • Relevant Trade Qualification
  • Previous Mechanical experience
  • Marine experience desirable
  • Pressure Testing experience
  • Confined Space
  • Ability to work autonomously or part of a team
  • An excellent attitude towards safety
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol screen

Further information regarding clearances is available at:
Applications should be addressed to: Ben Pearce, Talent Acquisition Specialist and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email:
Please be aware that pursuant to different State government health directions, vaccination mandates regarding your ability to attend our Company sites may be applicable. Please be prepared to discuss your vaccination status with our recruiters as part of the recruitment process.
Our culture
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
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