senior leading hand in Sydney

rebecca bui, randstad
job type

job details

sydney, new south wales
trades & services
job type
working hours
5 years
reference number
rebecca bui, randstad
Apply with
add to saved jobs print

job description

Randstad requires experienced & focused Trade Qualified Senior Leading Hands to work at several of our Naval Defence clients based within the likes of Woolloomooloo, Rozelle & Garden Island (NSW). The successful candidates will be crucial members of their teams, working both a hands-on and management role.

About our valued client:

Our clients are specialists in various Industry Sectors including Defence, Mining, Marine, Oil & Gas, and Water Technology. The successful candidates will be working for a well-established company that is growing from strength to strength and going places within the Australian market, with a national and international presence.

A key focus of our client's founders is to maintain the environment which has been created. This is to continue maintaining a safe, supportive and enjoyable workplace where everyone operates as a tight knit team, displaying integrity and a “can-do” attitude along with a vigorous desire to be innovative, to learn, to improve, to grow and to expand.

To be considered for these positions, you must have the following, namely:

  • Hold an Australian Trade Qualification as a Mechanical Fitter - with Hydraulic Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the field of Mechanical/Maintenance/Hydraulic Fitting
  • Be an Australian Citizen, or hold an Overseas Passport with an approved VEVO as well as hold photo identification - mandatory for security clearances
  • Must be prepared to undergo a Police Background Check or hold a Police Background Check, no older than 2 months
  • Well experienced with people management
  • Ability to work unsupervised at times but also be comfortable to work well within a "Team Environment"
  • Safety conscious
  • Be able to work to drawings and work Instructions when available but also able to work to verbal instructions
  • Ability to read and provide input into Safe Work Method Statements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good, solid experience on doing all fixed plant maintenance (Marine propulsion systems, Generator alignments, removal and replacement of pumps & rigging engine components)
  • Remove and install equipment
  • Able to commence as soon a possible, all day shift work being performed
  • Able to work from Monday to Friday from 6:30am through to 3.30pm (Minimum requirements of hours to be worked)
  • Overtime is available but not guaranteed
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Above award pay rates
  • Essential is a White Card and you are to hold current (EWP, Safe Working at Heights & Confined Spaces Tickets)

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply following the links below with your resume in WORD format. Please be advised that due to large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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.


Trade Qualified Mechanical / Hydraulic Fitters - Leading Hand


Certificate III in Mechanical Engineering - with Hydraulic fitting experience

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification