Trades Assistant


Location: Gladstone Central

Job Type: Casual



  • Casual role in industrial maintenance works, options for a permanent position
  • Immediate start for the right candidate
  • 50hr working week, Monday – Friday, occasional Saturday overtime
  • Great opportunity for a Gladstone local
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm

We are seeking an experienced Trades Assistant to join Downer’s project team at Port of Gladstone, QLD. In this site-based role you will be assisting various trades, operate a forklift and ensure work is completed safely, effectively and to the required standard.


  • Experience as a Trades Assistant for mechanical trades within an industrial environment.
  • Familiar in the safe use of hand tools and equipment required to perform tasks.
  • High Risk Work Licence with Forklift (LF) and Elevated Work Platform (WP) advantageous.
  • Hold an Industry White Card and Working at Heights ticket (within 2 years).
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team with well-developed communication skills and a commitment to safety.
  • Must be able to obtain MSIC - a Maritime Security Identification Card

All offers of employment are subject to satisfying the project minimum requirements, a pre-employment medical and evidence of your right to work in Australia.


Please submit your application online via the advertisement – we do not accept email applications. For queries, please contact Auri Niinioja, Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner on


Our Downer Facilities & Asset Services business provides end-to-end facilities management and asset lifecycle support services for Australia’s critical social and economic infrastructure. Operating across the health, education, government, future energy, power generation, oil and gas and industrial sectors, we work closely with our customers to optimise the reliability, efficiency and whole of life costs of their assets and facilities.

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