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Expression of interest - Group Apprenticeship - Mechanical

  • 585397
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Perth, WA, Australia

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  • Full Time - Fixed Term

Downer’s Australian Operations are seeking expressions of interest for Mechanical 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

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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