Mechanical Apprenticeship

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Mechanical Apprenticeship

Company

Downer Group

Location

Auburn, New South Wales

Work Type

Apprenticeship

Classification

Trades & Services Motor Mechanics

Open Date

26 Oct 2021

Closing Date

12 Nov 2021

Required Skills

  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude;
  • Completion of Year 12 School Certificate or equivalent, desirable;
  • Completion of any relevant pre-apprenticeship, desirable;
  • Relevant work experience, hobbies or interests;
  • Current Driver’s licence, desirable; and
  • Available to commence late January / Early February 2022.

Role Description

Downer’s Australian Operations are seeking Chef Apprentices to join our Group Apprenticeship program.  Our apprenticeships are full time, fixed-term positions open to school leavers and mature aged applicants who have a keen interest in becoming a tradesperson through the completion of an apprenticeship.

During your apprenticeship, you will be completing the relevant Certificate III qualification for your trade and occupation  and gain practical on-the-job training with the guidance of experienced, skilled Tradespeople with a view to joining our team.

Downer believes that our employees are fundamental to the culture and success of the company.  Our people like to work as Apprentices because it is a challenging, diverse but rewarding environment. We pride ourselves as a workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities and the environment in which we operate. 

Duties:

  • Attend training and complete TAFE modules within set timeframes; and
  • Learn new skills in the mechanical field, onsite and in our workshops.

Skills and experience:

  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude;
  • Completion of Year 12 School Certificate or equivalent, desirable;
  • Completion of any relevant pre-apprenticeship, desirable;
  • Relevant work experience, hobbies or interests;
  • Current Driver’s licence, desirable; and
  • Available to commence late January / Early February 2022.

Benefits:

  • Work within an energetic, highly skilled team;
  • Build and work across key projects; 
  • A workplace highly focused on the safety of our people through our Zero Harm philosophy;
  • Fixed Term employment for the duration of the Training Contract. 

Please note:

  • Applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link.
  • Shortlisting will commence prior to the closing date.
  • Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and ongoing drug and alcohol screening.
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