Electrical Fitter / Mechanic

Brisbane QLD
$80,000 - $105,000

The Company

Our client operates a large dry mortar packing factory spread over a six-hectare site and a sand dredging operation in the adjoining suburb. Established for over 40 years and located near Loganholme, this family owned business has recently invested in and commissioned a large batching facility feeding two automated multi-head bagging lines incorporating European state of the art equipment. The new plant complements three established lines and a warehouse facility.

They supply a wide range of packaged mortars, sands and soils to the leading hardware and plumbing chains, concrete plants and landscaping industry.

Key equipment that requires maintenance includes two large rotary dryers, palletisers, automated multi-head bagging units, dredges, pumps, sand screens, mixers, elevators, dust extractors, conveyors, silos and bins.


They are seeking an electrical fitter / mechanic to join their existing in-house engineering team completing maintenance and capital improvement programmes over the factory and quarry site. The engineering team is led by a full time maintenance manager and supported by a full time maintenance planner, who lead and schedule both preventative and breakdown work.

The role will appeal to a tradesperson who enjoys challenge and variety, given the extensive plant to be maintained and wide range of equipment from PLC controlled automated plant for high speed bagging operations to heavy plant for moving and processing sands and gravels.

What skills do you need?

We expect you to hold a Queensland electrical licence and have an industrial / manufacturing background encompassing preventative maintenance and repair works on process equipment. Experience and a good understanding of PLC and control systems, electrical schematics, instrumentation and data, and automation and motor control are essential for a successful applicant. We would expect a successful applicant to have knowledge of statutory testing requirements.

An application from a candidate with qualifications / high risk work licences including working in confined spaces, EWP and forklift operator will be viewed favourably.

The Company places great important on working cohesively as a team to deliver on our commitments, supporting colleagues to succeed and maintaining a safe working environment for all involved. Any successful applicant will need to demonstrate their alignment with the company’s position.

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