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Maintenance Fitter

Volvo Group - Wacol, QLD

Trades & Services
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Position Description

Volvo Group Trucks Operations is seeking a trade qualified Maintenance Fitter to join the Maintenance Team at our production facility based in Wacol. The primary objective of this role is to perform maintenance and technical improvements in machines, equipment and installations with reasonable cost, quality, safety and environment aspects, ensuring availability of installations to production.

This position is being offered on a full time permanent basis, initially on day shift, but then moving to afternoon shift after one month.

About the role:
Provide mechanical support and technical expertise to truck production facility.
Provide advice & recommendations on site technical mechanical issues including pneumatic, hydraulic installations & major mechanical faults/ breakdown work.
When required provide shift cover to alternate shift, weekends or non-standard production hours
Utilise Maintenance management system to action and record all work.
Provide competent trade skills to ensure equipment is tested and safe to operate.
Be involved with projects and improvement works.
Lead fault finding to gain solutions to technical issues in equipment breakdowns
Give good guidance and advice to apprentices and trainees under your supervision and take an active role in their training and development.
Report on Preventative maintenance/ electrical maintenance issues to the Maintenance Supervisor on a regular basis.
Ensure compliance with VCVA's Environmental Policy, Workplace Health & Safety requirements, and in general take any reasonable steps and precautions to protect or minimise harm to the workplace, its employees and the environment.
Other relevant duties as instructed by the Maintenance Supervisor and/ or Site Management.

About you:
Trade Qualification as a Mechatronic Technician / Maintenance Fitter
Relevant Post Trade Qualifications in Pneumatics and Hydraulics as well as Electrical qualifications would be highly regarded
Ability to read and interpret basic electrical and mechanical circuit drawings & schematics
Good level of Computer skills including Microsoft Office
Experience in a Plant Maintenance environment
Strong team working skills and ability to work effectively with people at all levels

About us

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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