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Bradken specialises in equipment wear parts and services including GET, crawler systems, mill liners, crusher liners, wear monitoring systems and service support. Global mining and resources companies partner with Bradken because they know they will leverage their extensive engineering capability and in-field support services to solve their specific operational challenges with high-quality solutions that exceed expectations.
MIGAS have partnered with Bradken to recruit and employ number of apprentice Boilermakers for their facility based in Ipswich, QLD. These positions are perfect for current apprentices who are looking to continue their trade with a large international business with exciting long-term opportunities.
Each apprentice receives:
- Experience in a world-class organisation with first class facilities;
- On-the-job training and support from highly skilled and experienced tradespeople at Bradken;
- Round the clock support from a dedicated mentor;
- Access to obtain a yearly MIGAS Scholarship to fund further skill development;
- A structured training program through your Registered Training Organisation;
- A solid foundation to build a successful career with a large, multinational business with exciting long-term opportunities;
- And more.
The current roles on offer are:
- 2nd Year Boilermaker
- 3rd Year Boilermaker
- 4th Year Boilermaker
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHY SHOULD I LEAVE MY CURRENT EMPOYER TO CONTINUE MY APPRENTICESHIP WITH MIGAS AND BRADKEN?
Bradken is one of the world’s leading solutions providers for mining equipment parts. This means that you will be given exposure to complex and interesting equipment and will be given the opportunity to develop your skills whilst working on large scale and exciting projects. Bradken are passionate about the workforce of the future and invest heavily in their apprentices by providing ongoing training, development and support. To find out more about Braden check out their website - https://bradken.com/
Additionally, you will receive ongoing support from your dedicated MIGAS Field Officer who will be there to guide you every step of the way.
WHAT DO I NEED TO APPLY?
You will need a cover letter and a resume highlighting your interests in the chosen trade and the relevant skills you bring to your apprenticeship.
A cover letter is your opportunity to tell us:
- a little bit about you,
- why you want the apprenticeship, and
- what makes you right for this role.
Tell us about what interests you and what motivates you to succeed. Share your story and why it will make you a great apprentice.
Think of your resume as a catalogue of your skills and experience. We’d like to see:
- your school and subjects listed along with your grades;
- include pre-vocational certificates you have completed; and
- any full-time or part-time work or work experience.
Make sure you include any work experience or volunteer work where you may have had the opportunity to be part of a team or exposed to the trade or industry. And don’t forget to list any clubs or groups you are actively involved in.
HOW LONG IS THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND WHAT’S INVOLVED?
A place with Bradken is highly competitive and the selection process takes a number of weeks. You must participate in each round to be considered for an apprenticeship or traineeship position.
The full selection process involves:
ROUND 1 – Phone Screen.
Successful candidates will be contacted for a phone screen to briefly discuss the details of their application and clarify any questions upfront specific to the role. Those applicants who successfully pass the phone screen will be asked to participate in a more formal Skype or FaceTime interview and arrangements will be made to confirm a suitable time.
ROUND 2 – MIGAS Interview.
Candidates will be interviewed by a MIGAS to assess suitability for progression to the next round. In this round candidates will also be asked to participate in online skills testing.
ROUND 3 – Host Interview
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a face to face interview with Bradken at their facility in Ipswich. This is a great opportunity for you to sell yourself, tell Brakden about your experience, passion and ambitions.
ROUND 4 – Pre Employment Checks
Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical assessment before final offers are made. This will also include a drug and alcohol screening. Employment References will also be conducted at this time.
ROUND 5 – Employment Offers.
Once you have passed your Pre-Employment checks you will be formally offered the role. You will first receive a verbal offer of employment, followed by an electronic offer (emailed documents) and relevant new starter information from MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees.
HOW WILL I BE NOTIFIED IF I’M SHORTLISTED OR UNSUCCESSFUL?
Candidates will be advised if they have progressed to the next round of the selection process. We encourage you to keep an eye on your phone and emails during the course of the selection process.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by either phone or email to confirm their progression.
Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot provide individual feedback to unsuccessful candidates. Those who are unsuccessful will be notified by email.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IF I’M SUCCESSFUL?
If you are successful, you will receive a phone call with a verbal offer of employment. This will be followed up by a copy of your employment contract and all other documents regarding your employment with MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees.
From here you will have direct communication with your appointed MIGAS Field Officer regarding your MIGAS and Bradken inductions and any additional tickets or training required before your first day.
WHEN DO THE APPRENTICESHIPS COMMENCE?
Bradken are keen for successful candidates to start ASAP but are happy to work around notice period and other pre-booked commitments for the right candidate.