Trades Assistant in Townsville

Townsville, Queensland
Job category
Construction, Trades & Mining
Job type
AU$ 31.00 - AU$ 32.00 per hour
Reference number
Benjamin Coles, Skout Solutions
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Job description

Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career.

Broadspectrum are looking for a Trades Assistant to work at the Lavarack RAAF Base supporting the fitters on a 6-8 week temporary assignment in the base's state of the art vehicle repair workshop. Broadspectrum's Trades Assistants on the workshop floor are responsible for assisting fitters to maintain an array of different defense vehicles in an awesome team environment where no two days are the same. Some of the benefits include a competitive hourly rate, an early friday knock-off and opportunity for supported training and upskilling along the way.


  • Assist tradespersons with the repair or replacement of worn or faulty parts by removing assemblies such as engines, transmissions and differentials.
  • Clean, reassemble, test and adjust repaired or replaced parts
  • Conduct other maintenance tasks, within applicable competencies, under the supervision of a tradesperson
  • Operate plant and machinery, as required, in order to perform maintenance tasks, where qualified and licensed
  • Perform manual tasks associated with maintenance, as required, including safe working duties.
  • Work within timeframes specified in work orders to the required work standards
  • Assist in managing tools and equipment
  • Contribute to collaborative innovation by identifying continuous improvement initiatives
  • Maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner
  • Undertake, as instructed by your Team Leader, other tasks which may be incidental & peripheral to your trades assistant role.
Skills required:
  • Promote a positive HSE culture in the workplace
  • Forklift license
  • Open and clear communication within a team environment
  • Experience in a previous technical related work, relevant to the trade environment, would be highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience in manual handling
  • Possess a current Australian State or Territory Class C Driver's Licence
  • Ability to pass an Australian Federal Police check

We are looking for this position to start ASAP from June 27, so if you're a Trades Assistant looking for a change of scenary and wanting an exciting new challenge please upload your resume.

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