Electrical Fitter

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary $48 - $51 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Rail
Contact NameRebecca Hamilton

Job description

  • An exciting opportunity for experienced Electrical Fitters to join leading rail company based in Adelaide.
  • Temp to perm contract starting ASAP 
  • Competitive rates for SA 
  • Day shift 7am-3pm or Afternoons 12pm-9pm
  • Weekend work available / roster to be discussed at interview

Based at our client's maintenance facility in Adelaide and reporting to the Supervisor you will be working with a high performing team with a great culture, partnering with our customer to provide a “once in a lifetime experience” to train guests from around the world.

About the role

·    To perform trade related tasks such as component overhaul, installation of mechanical and electrical equipment, fit out of electrical equipment and acceptance testing.

·    Perform servicing, fault finding and troubleshooting tasks; this work will at times be complex in nature and required to be completed to meet tight scheduling deadlines

·    Under direction of the Shift Technical Co-ordinator, the electrician is allocated maintenance, repair and service work tasks.

·    Ensure that good housekeeping methods, appropriate rail safety, environmental requirements and precautions are practiced at all times.

·    Responsible for complying with rail safety requirements relevant to their work, as communicated by Supervisors and the Operations Manager.

·    Requisitions materials/components to the level of their delegation.

·    Requisitions materials/components from the store.

·    To complete preventative services/unscheduled repairs and inspections within the scope of trade knowledge and task training.

·    Undertakes fault finding/troubleshooting of routine vehicle problems.

·    Carry out other relevant tasks assigned by the Shift Supervisor

·    Inspect and interpret drawings and specifications and determine method of Manufacture and standards required.

·    Ensure active involvement in Lean Manufacturing and 5S activities.

·    Raise relevant work issues to area supervision and management.

·    A strong commitment to maintaining a strong safety environment 


About You

·    Australian Electrical Fitter trade certificate.

·    Ability to read, interpret and understand plans, diagrams, drawings and specifications, as well as read and interprets internal and external reports.

·    Knowledge of manufacturing and component overhaul processes and practices, as well as a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of techniques for interpreting of production scheduling and costing

·    Strong communication skills (oral & written) including strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.

·    Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands.

·    Previous experience working in the Rail Industry (desirable)

If you are interested in having a chat, please get in touch or click APPLY to be considered for shortlist.