Maintenance Mechanical Fitter

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 14/01/2021

With a population of over 50,000, Wingecarribee Shire has much to offer both the individual and family alike. Only 110 km from Sydney CBD and 70 km from Wollongong, we are a relatively easy traverse for those wishing to commute to the Shire and, equally so, for those who prefer to live in the Shire whilst enjoying an occasional jaunt to the City or Coast.

About the Role

The primary purpose of this position is to participate in a team that undertakes the operation, inspection, maintenance and renewal works associated with the water and sewage treatment infrastructure, which enables Council to meet both its statutory and customer obligations as a utility service provider.

The salary range for this position is $62,362.56 to $72,340.32 per annum dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.


About You

In addition to relevant experience in mechanical fitting and holding recognised Certification IV qualifications and Class Light Rigid (LR) Licence, the successful applicant will be motivated to work within the Water and Sewer Industry with strong communication and interpersonal skills. More specifically, responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking and deliver planned mechanical maintenance programs relating to water and sewer.
  • Respond to reactive mechanical failures and undertake preventative maintenance.
  • Conduct asset inspections, fault finding an installation on all operational mechanical assets relating to Water and Sewer.
  • Carry out routine manual labouring tasks using approved equipment within Councils WHS procedures, SWMS, risk assessments and permits to work practices.

How to Apply

Click on 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the selection criteria as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications not addressing the selection criteria may not be considered.

Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their online application.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Tejas Vyas, Electrical Engineer on (02) 4868 0524.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing Date

31 January 2021.

Click here to download the Position Description.