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Mechanical Fitter

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Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: Millmerran, QLD, AU, 4357

Company: Ventia

Ventia’s acquisition of Broadspectrum, completed in June 2020, brings together two highly complementary businesses, each with a proud heritage of providing essential infrastructure services in Australia and New Zealand. We are one of the largest suppliers of essential services in the region, and are proud to provide the expertise to keep infrastructure working for our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join the maintenance team at Millmerran Power Station on a full time permanent basis. 


Our mechanical fitters are responsible for the maintenance of the Coal and Ash Plant, ensuring the plant achieves maximum availability and reliability. This optimal performance must be achieved whilst maintaining the highest standards of safety, environmental responsibility and protection of the major assets.


You will use your competencies to achieve plant performance targets and work within the bounds of the safety, environmental, behavioral policies and systems. 



  • Maintain the plant effectively to the set standards. Install, repair, maintain, test, modify, commission and fault find machinery and equipment to your level of competency.
  • Complete plant routine maintenance and testing
  • Work closely with the operations team to achieve plant performance targets.
  • Follow maintenance procedures and highlight where revisions to procedures are required. 
  • Utilise the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) to create, manage, complete and enter history against work orders.
  • Carry out minor plant isolation and operation
  • Identify and recommend improvements on maintenance or operations systems and processes.
  • Participate in improvement studies within the maintenance team.
  • Prepare and participate in the preparation of risk assessments, work method statements and / or job safety analysis.


To be considered for this role, you will require:

  • Trade qualified minimum of 5 years’ experience (preferred) 
  • Previous experience in Coal and Ash handling or similar environment (highly desirable)
  • Experience with using CMMS to create / modify / complete work orders (highly desirable)
  • Sound knowledge of QA systems and procedures (highly desirable)
  • Understanding of the principle of preventative maintenance
  • Demonstrated written communication and IT skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.
  • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • High focus on safety and an exceptional safety record in the industry 
  • Must supply your own tools



  • 4 day working week (42 hours per week)
  • Exceptional safety records, standards and practices
  • Access to employee benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement of your career
  • Nationally accredited and ongoing training

This role is based on site at the Millmerran Power Station. Due to fatigue management reasons, we require the successful candidate to reside within a 1 hour drive of Millmerran, or be willing to relocate (at your own expense)


If you believe that you meet the above criteria please click the 'apply' button


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

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