Mechanical Fitter Apprenticeship

An exciting opportunity to kickstart your career as a fulltime Mechanical Fitter Apprentice with a well-known company in Wetherill Park
Job ID: 5891 Metal and Engineering - Mechanical Fitter NSW - Wetherill Park Apprentice Positions Available: 1

THE APPRENTICESHIP

Are you fascinated about 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 Mechanical Fitting Apprentice could be for you!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Mechanical Fitter and earn your Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (MEM30219).

You will develop the skills to provide maintenance service work and troubleshoot issues related to common plant equipment such as pumps and valves across a variety of plants to ensure plants operate reliably.

A core element of the role will be to ensure gas cylinder pack maintenance is completed promptly and general site maintenance is completed when pack maintenance work is complete.

You will be hosted with a well-respected company located at Wetherill Park that is a leading global gases and engineering company supplying gasses and equipment to many sectors including heavy industry and medical environments.

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

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

The person we're looking for enjoys hard work, adaptable and willing to work in a fast-paced environment. You will be someone who takes pride in their work and have a strong desire to become fully qualified in this field.

Applicants who have completed a pre-apprenticeship will be highly regarded.

Requirements:

  • Driver's licence and own vehicle
  • Forklift licence
  • Basic tool awareness and mechanical aptitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good safety awareness
  • Must be open to learning and be able to receive feedback in a professional manner
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical and Drug and Alcohol screen

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 Mechanical Fitter Apprentice!

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