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Electrical Fitter - Casual

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*Preston location

*Ongoing, structured casual work - Transport Upgrade project

*Day and afternoon shifts

Electrical Fitters required at our Preston facility. Casual contract with ongoing day and afternoon shifts.

Downer Rail & Transit Systems business has a wide portfolio of projects. RTS leverages the in-house capabilities within Downer to offer integrated solutions covering rollingstock, infrastructure, rail systems, operations and maintenance, as well as system integration.

Our Electrical Fitters form a key component of the Downer Rail and Transit Reworks team and will be primarily responsible for the modifications of new and refurbished Rollingstock.

About the role:

We are currently seeking experienced Electrical Fitters for a long term project that includes tram upgrades, this work would suit a Electrical fitter who has worked in a manufacturing environment, this will be a repetitive disconnect, rebuild and connect.

Specific desired skills and experience:

Electrical fitter trade Certificate required (A and/or B grade)

Background in manufacturing and/or production desired.

Ability to read plans and schematics and follow agreed work schedules.

Ability to work unsupervised and be a hands-on team player.

Proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks.

Flexible and resourceful.

Strong communication skills.


Downer Group believes that our employees are fundamental to the culture and success of the company. Our people enjoy working for us because we offer a challenging, diverse but rewarding work environment. Downer takes pride in being an employer of choice taking responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities and the environment in which we operate.


The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team.

Work with a large, well-respected organisation that is continuing to grow.

A workplace focused on Zero Harm; safety is at the core of everything we do.

Please note:

Applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link. For further information, please email

The selection process will commence prior to the closing date.

Employment with Downer is subject to a pre-employment medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening.