Mechanical Fitter

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter

Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Mechanical Fitter to contribute to Council’s success.

  • Dynamic work environment, working across the region
  • Supportive team culture
  • PPE, iPad, iPhone and Vehicle included (tool of trade use)

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to successfully manufacture, install, maintain, and operate mechanical equipment within Gladstone Regional Council's Water Program Delivery team, within required timeframes and within allocated budgets. This position is required to work within all aspects of wastewater treatment plants and sewerage pumps stations daily including exposure to raw sewerage.

  • Salary for this role is $83,068.05 plus generous on call provisions, allowances and up to 12% super.
  • Annual increases apply.
  • On call roster attracts additional leave entitlements.

You will bring:

  • Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter and relevant experience, knowledge and expertise.
  • Ability to work in tight spaces.
  • Appropriate physical skills to perform physical tasks on a daily basis.
  • Experience and competency operating under a Medium Rigid (MR) License
  • Communication and literacy skills to complete paperwork, liaise with others and to follow instructions.
  • Work outside of normal work hours as requested by your supervisor as part of the requirements of the sections published 'on call' roster.
  • Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.
  • Current Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)

Why work for GRC?

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

  • We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, requires immunisation against Hepatitis A/B and Tetanus, and may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.