First listed on: 28 August 2023

Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter

  • Icon Water Level 3A, $82,336 - $97,227 per year (plus 20% annualised component upon successful completion of probation)
  • 15% Superannuation
  • 8 Day Working Fortnight
  • Ongoing, Full-Time

About Icon Water
Icon Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer which values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants of all ages and diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organization.
Icon Water is responsible for owning and operating Canberra’s network of water and wastewater infrastructure and assets including dams, reservoirs, water and sewerage treatment plants, water and sewerage pumping stations to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water and reliable sewerage services. Icon Water has been part of the Canberra community for 100 years.

What we can offer you?
We offer generous salary and benefits such as fully subsidized gym memberships, professional development programs, the opportunity to work an 8-day working fortnight and more.

About your new role
Icon Water has multiple opportunities for capable and hardworking individuals to join as our Mechanical Fitter. If you are keen to kick-start your career in the water and sewerage industry, then this is the right opportunity for you!
As a member of our collaborative team, you will undertake preventative and reactive maintenance tasks at our Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre. Your work location also looks across one of Canberra's most stunning views.
Key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively undertake scheduled preventative, corrective and breakdown maintenance tasks.
  • Plan and co-ordinate task completion using available resources and working within operational & procedural constraints and systems availability.
  • Complete required documentation and reporting in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to identify and recommend improvements to maintenance efficiency.
  • Participate in an emergency on-call roster as required to provide a 24 hour, 7 day a week breakdown and maintenance service. Usually rostered on call 1 week in 10.
  • Ability to identify workplace hazards, conduct risk assessments and perform work in accordance with implemented safe work practices and procedures.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Recognised Tradesman’s Certificate in Mechanical Fitting/Turning.
  • Ability/Experience to work with Sewage
  • Demonstrated ability, skills and experience to perform maintenance duties on various types of pumps, valves, gearboxes and other process industry equipment.
  • Experience in machining and welding techniques.
  • ACT Class C Drivers Licence or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience working under and in accordance with a comprehensive safety system.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in appropriate training programs and emergency on-call rosters.
  • Ability to undertake physically demanding work including working in confined spaces. A pre-employment medical will be completed as part of the recruitment process.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and cooperate with other trades, individuals and work groups.
  • Ability to work under limited direction and supervision both as an individual and as a member of a small, self-directed work group.
  • Possess or be prepared to obtain and maintain the following qualifications/certifications:
  • NSW Construction Induction
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Work at Heights
  • Medium Rigid Vehicle
  • Forklift
  • Hyab
  • Dogman
  • EWP
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention

Does this sound like you?
If this role takes your interest, please log on to our recruitment portal and:

  • submit your resume
  • submit your cover letter clearly addressing how you meet the requirements of the role.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity you can contact Rodney Harding, Mechanical Maintenance Delivery Supervisor on 0417 623 563.

Applications close: 27 September2023

Icon Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.
Icon Water offers our employees attractive benefits including:
Pay progression scheme Generous superannuation Salary sacrifice
Flexible working arrangements Income protection Free gym membership

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