mechanical fitter - limited tenure - port pirie in Port Pirie

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port pirie, south australia
trades & services
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randstad port augusta branch, randstad
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job description


Plant Maintenance

  • Installation, set-up and maintenance of plant machinery and equipment.
  • Performing planned maintenance and equipment inspections, schedule servicing and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Performing modification work to existing plant machinery and equipment.
  • Performing welding, fabrication and machining tasks.
  • Work in a safe and confident manner and comply with all the Site Safety Procedures.
  • Assist the Shift Operating employees, Asset Management Superintendents/Team Leaders and on-call tradesmen to maintain ‘SAFE’ efficient plant operating conditions to maximise plant up time.
  • Use initiative to ‘SAFELY’ solve plant maintenance problems.
  • Attend all training requirements.
  • If required, equally share the relief role for the Shift Fitters for planned leave and any unplanned illnesses as detailed in the EBA.

Work Area Management

  • Ensure all walkways are free from obstructions.
  • Ensure your plant area is tidy.
  • Be actively involved in housekeeping audits.


  • Excellent organisational, time management and communication skills.
  • Communicates clearly — designs and delivers clear communications to management,
  • direct reports, and across the organisation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Motivated, flexible, reliable and friendly.
  • High-level problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use initiative and pre-empt needs.
  • Team player.


  1. If you meet minimum requirements, please apply via the APPLY button. All applications are kept strictly confidential
  2. Suitable applicants will be contacted by phone to discuss the role and determine suitability
  3. Successful applicants will commence our registration process.
  4. Once registration is complete, we will finalise your application with our client

If you have demonstrated experience as listed above - please call our Port Augusta Branch on 0886 435300 and apply at Randstad Via the "Apply Now" button.

Please note that only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.


We believe that creating the best solutions in HR services means always doing more and going further. We take the time to understand the needs of our both our clients and candidates - both immediate, and looking to how we can support your future requirements. We know that the better we know you, the better we can meet your needs and exceed your expectations. At Randstad, we pride ourselves on our core values (to know, serve and trust), which we summarise through our philosophy ‘good to know you’. Find out more at


Formal qualifications in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (minimum of Certificate III)


FormaL trade qualifications
Comparable proven experience in an industrial environment
Additional tickets would be advantageous


The Tradesperson Fitter is responsible for the maintenance and repair of industrial plant and
equipment, and to assist the company to achieve environmental, quality and production
targets. These positions operate within an on-call roster to service the site out-of-hours

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School