Diesel Fitter - Wurrumiyanga Workshop
Closing Date: 24 October 2021
Location: Wurrumiyanga (Bathurst island)
Reports to: Fleet & Assets Manager
Remuneration: $75,913 +10% superannuation + 6 Weeks Annul Leave with 17.5 leave loading, and subsidised housing
Status: Full Time, 2 Year Fixed Term
Provide mechanical diesel fitting to ensure the Tiwi Islands Regional Council Mechanical Workshop in Wurrumiyanga are functioning effectively and efficiently in carrying out a high standard of repairs and maintenance to Regional Council’s plant, machinery and equipment and ensuring the full cost-recovery of work undertaken. The position involves hands on trade skills with heavy plant, light vehicles and small engines for Council plant and vehicles as well as community light vehicles.
Travel to other communities on the Tiwi Islands may be required on occasions but the position is based in Wurrumiyanga.
Experience and Qualifications
Certificate III or above in Automotive Trade specialising in diesel fitting is essential.
Heavy vehicle licence
Minimum recent 2 years post apprenticeship experience in diesel fitting
A current NT C class driving licence or equivalent is essential.
Relevant experience within a Local Government body with similar complexities to Tiwi Islands Regional Council
Experience working in remote Aboriginal communities. A certificate in welding and fabrication is highly desirable.
A certificate in auto electrical and air-conditioning is highly desirable.
Please send your application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiwi applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.