mechanical fitter & turner in Brisbane

hannah howard, randstad
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AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour

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brisbane, queensland
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AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour
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job description

Are you an experienced and qualified Fitter & Turner? This is your opportunity to get your foot in the door with the Brisbane City Council with an immediate start role. Play your role in maintaining, repairing and building on their fleet of over 1200 busses across Brisbane.

About your new role

This role based out of the Toowong Workshop in Western Brisbane, working under the Bus Operations Team. You can expect to be responsible for all general maintenance, construction and manufacturing of the council fleet.

  • Manufacturing, assembly and machining of parts and equipment from raw materials
  • Cutting, drilling, welding & grinding of various materials to complete tasks in the estimated time frames.
  • Completing detail on requisitions for parts and materials required for jobs
  • Other general administration duties related to your trade.
  • Supervise and train trade assistants and apprentices
  • Experience with CNC Machining and working with FSS fittings is ideal.

What you will need to exceed

A commitment to safety and ensuring all machinery and operations are conducted according to guidelines and an interest in ensuring projects are completed efficiently and to a high standard.

  • Australian or Australian Recognised Cert III in Engineering (Mechanical) – (Essential)
  • ‘C’ class driver’s licence
  • Bus or Truck/Trailer Experience - (Beneficial)

About the Council

Transport for Brisbane is a major public transport provider within South East Queensland, responsible for providing an operational bus network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To assist in this their fleet contains over 1200 busses from 7 depots across Brisbane.

What you will get in return

Brisbane City Council is one of the biggest bus transport employers in Queensland. There are many benefits including:

  • competitive above award rates
  • the potential for overtime and penalty rates where applicable
  • contract role with the potential for ongoing work


If you think you’re ticking all the boxes, click APPLY below or send your resume to . If this isn’t quite what you are looking for currently or are interested in being considered for other trades and labour roles with the Brisbane City Council, please send your resume to

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


fitter, turner, machinist, automotive manufacturing, automotive, bus, welding, grinding, oxy, machining


Australian or Australian Recognised Cert III in Engineering (Mechanical) – (Essential)

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification