Gympie Employment – Mechanical Fitter

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Job Description:

The purpose of this role will undertake general fitting duties associated with the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of infrastructure and equipment in the water and sewerage systems, including fabrication work for water and sewerage, infrastructure upgrades, replacements and renewal, delivery of preventative and reactive maintenance services for water and sewerage infrastructure, plant and equipment and the installation of plant and equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake or organize quality fabrication, mechanical overhaul of equipment and repair work to maintain the reliability of system operations.
  • Undertake general fitting duties associated with the operation, maintenance and repair of infrastructure and equipment in Council’s water and sewerage systems.
  • Carry out effective and efficient preventative maintenance, including scheduled maintenance and condition monitoring to maximize plant equipment and water and sewerage infrastructure reliability and operational performance.
  • Maintain sewage and water infrastructure and equipment in accordance with maintenance schedule.
  • Practice effective troubleshooting methods to repair plant breakdown, minimizing downtime.
  • Prepare and provide plant maintenance documentation and reports as required by the Council’s documentation system.
  • Maintain critical spares inventory and ensure supplies of spare parts are maintained on site to ensure continuity of service.
  • Contribute to an effective team structure to ensure the highest quality of service is maintained to Council’s customers through compliance with industry guidelines, workplace procedures, Council’s Customer Service Standards and statutory requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to use workshop equipment such as lathes, sand blaster, welding equipment etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and carry out repairs and fabrication work as required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the operations and servicing requirements of plant equipment and associated systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe chemical handling and storage and ability to develop Hazard Analysis and risk assessments on maintenance jobs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in water and waste water industry and experience in installation, operation, service, fault finding, repair and maintenance of plant equipment such as belt press & conveyor systems, compressors, vacuum systems, pumps, aeration system, chemical dosing pumps, gear boxes and electric motors and other systems pertaining to water and wastewater treatment and associated plant services.
  • Demonstrated ability to use crane truck.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously or cooperatively in an integrated team environment by developing effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Job Details:

Company: Gympie Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gympie, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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