Mechanical Fitter in Townsville

Townsville, Queensland
Job category
Construction, Trades & Mining
Job type
AU$ 39.00 - AU$ 41.00 per hour
Reference number
Benjamin Coles, Skout Solutions
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Job description

Broadspectrum/Ventia are currently seeking experienced Fitters to join the team at Ross Island Barracks, Townsville. The role of the Marine Fitter is to perform all tasks associated with the maintenance and repairs to the Army's local fleet of landing craft (LCM8). This role is expected to be an initial 2-month temporary contract with the possibility of leading on to permanent from there. This role will start on 31/08/20.


  • Perform preventative maintenance, servicing, repairs and breakdown maintenance on the LCM8 fleet
  • Undertake major overhauls and authorised modifications to this fleet
  • Conduct vessel start-ups and system function tests which may include basin and harbour trials
  • Work safely within timeframes specified in work orders to the required work standards
  • Maintain maintenance records associated with the work conducted
  • Ensure that technical procedures, inspections and test plans are performed within accordance with QA requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Possess a recognised Trade Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (MEM30205) or Trade Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR31116) or equivalent
  • Possess a current CPR, Confined Space and working at heights ticket or the ability to obtain one would be highly desirable
  • Open drivers licence
  • Australian Citizenship and the ability to pass a police clearance
  • Promote a positive HSE culture in the workplace
  • Open and clear communication within a team environment
  • Previous experience within a marine maintenance environment to maintain Class 2B vessels and associated equipment would be highly regarded

To Apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and have the above requirements, please apply now.

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