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Mechanical Fitter

Fletcher Building Australia

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/10/2017

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Mechanical Fitter

Job description:

Laminex is a market leader in the manufacture, marketing and distribution of raw and decorative wood panel products. We are part of Fletcher Building, a diversified global building industry company.

In this role, based at our Ballarat Plant, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliable operations of the Plant, which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

You will be required to conduct high level fault finding, repair and carry out maintenance on complex hydraulic and pneumatic control systems. Exposure to Condition Monitoring techniques, Predictive Maintenance philosophies, high level machining skills and a basic understanding of PLC based control systems would be advantageous. It is essential that the successful application holds the appropriate trade qualification (Fitter and Turner).

The successful application will be required to participate in a rotating shift roster and work a reasonable amount of overtime as required. The position offers excellent career opportunities, attractive remuneration and employment conditions.

Your success will be determined by your previous experience in a similar environment and your willingness to work hands-on alongside your team. You will be a competent professional who is able to work autonomously, is experienced in implementing OH&S procedures and is competent in the use of computer systems. Working with various team members, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build solid, long-term relationships.

In return you will be offered a rewarding salary package and support for personal development. As part of the Fletcher Building Group, you can access funding for educational assistance and apply for roles at a national and international level.