Fitting and Turning Apprenticeship (Fitter Welder)

Opportunity to start your career as an Apprentice Fitter Turner with a leader in Boiler Maintenance and Repair
Job ID: 5797 Metal and Engineering - Fitting and Turning QLD - Parkinson Apprentice Positions Available: 1

THE APPRENTICESHIP

Are you fascinated by how things are put together or ever wanted how different machines work? Do you find yourself spending time in the shed, pulling things apart to see how they work? If you have a natural eye for detail and are good with your hands, becoming a Fitting and Turning Apprentice could be for you!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Fitter Turner and earn your Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical (Fitter Welder).

You will be working as a part of a boiler maintenance and repair service team that goes to a variety of sites from Health Services to Food Manufacturers. You will get to work on a variety of boilers including steam, hot water, combustion, and process heating systems all while working alongside experienced tradespersons.

Our client is a privately owned company that is based in Parkinson. They specialise in the servicing and maintenance of a wide range of boilers in the commercial and industrial industry and are regarded as the largest operator within Australia with offices in four states. 

THE BEST BITS

  • No HECS-HELP debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So, you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt, and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your uni mates get paid to study?
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship awards, resulting in a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades
  • Host specific – RDOs, additional training, perks

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

The person we're looking for has a good mechanical aptitude and work ethic, a desire to learn and enjoys problem-solving. The role does involve travelling to various sites so you must be adaptable and well presented as you will be dealing with customers on their site.

Our client is happy to consider candidates who may have completed a Certificate II in Engineering or have some relative experience working as a trade’s assistant. They would also be open to talking to a 2nd year apprentice looking to complete their apprenticeship.      

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Manual driver's licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Construction White Card
  • Forklift, EWP and /or Working at Heights highly regarded
  • Ability to pass a Pre-Employment Medical and Police Check

If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the ideal Fitter Turner Apprentice!

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