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Junior Diesel Fitter Apprentice - Mackay

Contemporary Workforce - Mackay, QLD

Trades & Services
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JOB DESCRIPTION

TORGAS are seeking candidates that are interested in commencing a Diesel Fitting Apprenticeship based in Mackay, QLD. If you are a recent school leaver, wanting to complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, we encourage you to apply!

This is a great full-time opportunity for candidates who have the dedication to complete a 4-year apprenticeship with a large company that has over 100 machines in their fleet, specialising in road construction in QLD and NSW. The candidate must have strong knowledge and passion to work with heavy vehicles.

THE APPRENTICESHIP WILL INVOLVE:

  • Service and repair mechanical parts
  • Discussing problems with drivers to discover faults and diagnostic procedures
  • Repair service engines, cooling systems, exhaust systems, diesel fuel systems
  • Repair manual and automatic transmissions, braking systems, hydraulic systems & final drive assemblies
  • Duties will take place in workshop that is noisy, hot and dusty
  • Daily physical exertion such as bending, twisting, climbing, lifting, pulling or pushing heavy materials
  • Ability to use hand and power tools, drills and drilling machines

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have manual drivers’ licence
  • Construction Safety White Card (or willing to obtain)
  • Understand the importance of workplace health and safety
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy practical work
  • Have good hand-eye coordination
  • Pre-employment Medical and Aptitude testing
  • A cert II in Engineering would be an advantage

TORGAS is a non for-profit organization operating as a commercial business, providing apprentices and trainees to businesses throughout Queensland. We provide apprentices and trainees important career guidance and the opportunity to earn while they learn. Under TORGAS, apprentices and trainees are placed with host businesses for an agreed period where they gain valuable practical on-the-job and technical off-the-job training. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, TORGAS is one of the largest industry-backed employers within a diverse range of industries, guiding apprentices and trainees towards successful careers.