Mechanical Fitter - Water Network

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced Mechanical Fitter to join our Water Network team.

As a Mechanical Fitter with us, you'll be part of a dedicated team responsible for performing technical and operational tasks under the guidance of the Team Leader. Your role will be crucial in ensuring the efficient maintenance and construction practices are implemented, with a focus on promptly attending to repair and maintenance tasks for Water Network and Treatment assets.

Your responsibilities will include conducting maintenance and repairs on mechanical infrastructure related to water and wastewater assets managed by our Water Network and Treatment programs. Previous experience in the Water industry would be advantageous for this technical role.

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter
  • Medium Rigid (MR) driver's licence (QLD)
  • White Card (Construction)
  • Experience with servicing & repairing a range of pump types, control valves, pneumatic systems, dosing systems and general water industry plant and equipment
  • Strong personal organisation skills
  • Ability to construct written reports
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills along with the ability to create and foster a positive team environment and resolve conflicts if they occur

Special Requirements:

  • This position requires regular participation in an 24/7 on-call roster.
  • Immunisation required for Tetanus, Hep A & Hep B
  • Qualifications in First Aid & CPR or ability to attain.
  • Some overtime will be required.

In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with;

  • Annual base salary from $65,839.83 plus allowances as applicable
  • Total Remuneration Package $94,605.70 including allowances.
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks' annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Up to 18% superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • 9 day fortnight roster
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives and active social clubs

Council is committed to the safety of its employees and requires an immunisation program for identified roles. The successful applicant will be required to attend a post-employment immunisation assessment, by a health practitioner nominated and paid for by the Council.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, the position may close earlier than expected. Submit your application today to avoid missing out on this fantastic career prospect.

Interested in joining the team?

Applicants are asked to submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter providing details of your relevant experience.

For more information please view the position description available in the download section of the vacancy.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated fairly and respectfully and have equal access to all available opportunities. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises our employees' unique contributions and perspectives, working together to deliver extraordinary results.