Mechanical Fitter Apprenticeships

Private Company

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 1/11/2019

Description We are currently looking for safety conscious and self-motivated individuals to join the 2019 Apprenticeship Program. The Apprenticeship Program is a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career in the Industrial Maintenance industry with a large, flexible and progressive industry leader who truly supports and invests in your career development. Positions will be located throughout Melbourne on a Full Time basis. The ideal applicant will have a genuine desire to pursue a career in a Technical / Industrial environment. The apprenticeships we offer vary in each location and include: Mechanical Fitter Tool-Maker Duties Tasks you will learn throughout the apprenticeship: •studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings •fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment •checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments •setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines •forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal •cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines •preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric •diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment •may erect machines and equipment on-site Requirements To be considered you will require: A strong commitment to achieving Zero Harm; Willingness to learn and a genuine interest in completing an apprenticeship in the Industrial Maintenance industry; A can do attitude, teamed with the ability to work in a team environment; Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with computer literacy; Willingness to take responsibility and accountability for completing tasks to the highest quality; Completion of Year 12 or equivalent; A current Drivers Licence is essential; and Completion of a relevant pre-apprenticeship course and / or Cert II in Engineering Studies (mechanical) is advantageous, but not essential.

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