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Workshop Mechanical Fitter Machinist


Location: Sunshine Coast

Job Type: Full time


About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are the same. We provide essential water supply and reliable utilities services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions that account for 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to service our communities with smart and environmentally sustainable practices.

About the role:
We have a permanent full-time position on offer based at our Maroochydore location. Servicing our Sunshine Coast region, you will be responsible for the maintenance and improvement work on Unitywater’s assets. This includes assisting the Mechanical Workshop and Electrical Unit Leaders by proactively implementing processes, procedures and systems in the delivery of maintenance work on assets.

About you:
To contribute to Unitywater’s values of Reliability, Safety, Honesty & Integrity, Efficiency, One Team, Innovation, you will demonstrate the following skills and qualities for the role:
  • A strong commitment to personal and team safety.
  • A strong interest in achieving great outcomes for our customers and our team.
  • Mechanical Fitter Machinist trade qualification.
  • Safe and competent operation of manual lathes, mill and drilling machines.
  • Disassemble, assess, reassemble, and maintain/repair a range of water supply and wastewater infrastructure equipment.
  • Fabricate and operate of a range of welding equipment.
  • Restricted electrical licence or willingness to obtain.
  • HR Class Driver License or willingness to obtain (we’ll support you to do this).
  • Proficient with MS Outlook and ability to use maintenance management systems.
Working at Unitywater:
Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continuous investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, flexible work arrangements and a rewarding environment. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports individuals to reach their full potential.

Proudly Unitywater:
We know that we are smarter, better, together. That’s why we are committed to working in a team that includes values the unique contributions of all our people. Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:
Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: Sunday 4th June 2023

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date

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