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Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Viva Energy

Location: Adelaide Airport

Job Type: Full time


Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Ours is a world that is transforming and evolving. Our company purpose is to help people reach their destinations and in line with our sustainability aims, we plan to be part of the energy transition underway, which will involve the supply of the traditional fuels and products we use today while developing the energies and solutions needed for a lower carbon future. It requires people who want to grow and evolve with us. Bright minds, boundless energy, new perspectives and the determination to take us forward. People who can help us deliver the energy products that keep our customers and their businesses moving today and are committed to building Australia’s energy future for tomorrow. We are the exclusive Shell licensee in Australia, and supply around a quarter of Australia’s fuel through our extensive network of over 1,330 service stations and through our commercial partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest companies in the aviation, marine, transport, resources, construction and manufacturing industries – we help industries reach their destinations too!

About the role

As a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter working at the Viva Energy Polymers site, you will be maintaining our diverse fleet of rotating equipment and other mechanical equipment. Working within Viva Energy Australia’s safe working procedures and practices you will.

  • Conduct strip & assessment, overhaul and repair works on various rotating equipment (pumps, compressors and electric motors).
  • Machine parts to modify or manufacture as part of overhaul or repair works.
  • Use problem solving, failure analysis and decision-making skills to troubleshoot equipment issues and failures.
  • Work within our CMMS to document maintenance history.

This role also includes responding to afterhours call-ins, as required to support critical business activities.

Skills and Experience

A qualified Fitter/machinist with a trade certificate. You will have specific experience in rotating equipment in an oil and gas, industrial, mining or power station setting. Competent in the use of workshop machinery and literacy in CMMS and computer. Preferably you will hold a dogman or riggers qualifications, welding (arc and MiG), Hydraulic and pneumatic experience and forklift licence.

You will need to be able to plan and manage your time, working to deadlines and changing priorities. Working in a team environment you will also be an excellent communicator and problem solver able to work with other work groups such as operations, engineering and other trades. You will be a good decision maker using your judgement and experience to find the best solutions. You must be willing to stop and seek out help if your work cannot be performed safely.

Our Culture

We describe our company as being driven by people. We believe diversity in the workplace is every bit as important as it is in everyday life. We have been awarded the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past three years running. We encourage inclusivity and diversity in our company and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We recognise that you may have commitments and interests outside of work and offer a variety of flexible working arrangements to ensure your needs and aspirations are supported. We encourage and support diversity in our traditional and non-traditional roles.

The Benefits

We offer a supportive and collaborative environment, focused on innovation and developing a team of valued, specialised and highly capable professionals. We offer above market superannuation and our parental leave provisions are industry leading.

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Applications close 6th December 2022