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Diesel Fitter or Boilermaker Apprentice Tara

Diesel Fitter or Boilermaker Apprentice (Tara)

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Closing Date:

Employment Type:
Fixed Term Part Time (48 Months)

Tara Depot

About the Role
Western Downs Regional Council is a dynamic organisation committed to providing valued leadership and outstanding service to the local community. Our vision is to be an innovative team that is connected locally and united regionally. Our behaviours reflect our organisational value: Communication, Leadership, Respect, Balance, Team Work and Accountability.
Based in Tara and operating from within the Fleet & Resource Department, you will be responsible to learn and develop trade skills and to support the Fleet and Resource Department of Council. The major focus of the role is to continuously learn and improve operations. 
Diesel Fitter Apprentice
The development of skills will either be focused on the diagnosing, repairing and maintaining of Council equipment such as, loaders, graders, rollers, backhoes and trucks along with providing workshop services across the region. 
Boilermaker Apprentice
The development of skills will include the laying out, fitting, and welding fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble as well as general welding maintenance and repairs to equipment such as machinery, tanks, road construction equipment and building and bridge parts.
The successful applicant will:

Assist and support Council"s Fleet and Resources Team in accordance with standard operating procedures;
Meet statutory requirements for performance, safety and environmental management, and ensuring the customer service standards are achieved to a high standard;
Operate various types of mechanical or electrical hand tools and equipment used in either a mechanical or welding environment;
Carry out daily duties, manual handling or labouring tasks as per work procedures to meet schedules as directed by Supervisor; and
Complete theory, assignments and exams in accordance with the qualification.

About you
The successful applicant will have:

Ability to complete a Nationally Recognised Qualification (Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade or Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication) within 48 months;
Year 12 Certificate in Education or be able to demonstrate equivalent related experience;
OH&S Construction Induction White Card or willingness to obtain a OH&S Construction Induction White Card prior to commencement;
Sound level of literacy and numeracy skills;
Ability to work independently and in a team environment to work towards and achieve team objectives; and
Ability to multi-task while maintaining high attention to detail.

What we offer:

Paid full time employment for the duration of your qualification (48 months);
Online training and face to face trainer contact;
Hands on experience within a diverse organisation;
Industry work experience within a private business located in your community; and
Experience supervisors to coach, mentor and assist you to be successful.

To apply for an apprenticeship with Council, it is recommended you:

Be between the age of 15 and 24;
Be able to meet citizen, residency and Visa requirements to undertake an apprenticeship; and
Do not have a qualification that is equal to or higher than the qualification in the same field as your apprenticeship.

Applications must be received by 10am Monday 26 October 2020.
Applications will only be considered if you attach the following to your application:

Cover Letter;
Health Declaration;
Busy At Work EOI Form; and

Additional Information
The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to complete a pre-employment police check or undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.
Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.
WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (see below). Please submit your completed questionnaire to WDRC via email at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. 

Position Descriptions;
Health Declaration; and
Busy At Work EOI Form.

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Note: Candidates using mobile devices are strongly
advised to use a desktop computer to complete the
application forms as they require extensive
amounts of typing.

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