Electrical Fitter
Rail
Townsville Queensland, Australia
$44 - $56 Per Hour + Penalties

2XM Recruit currently have a position open for a trade qualified and experienced  Electrical Fitter, ideally having experience in Rail, Rolling Stock or Locomotives. Other fields considered are aircraft, defence or industrial automotive.

Who is 2XM Recruit?

Established in 2010, 2XM Recruit Pty Ltd Australia is part of a global group of companies delivering quality recruitment solutions across four core divisions: Engineering, Rail, Mining and Construction. Successfully placing 1000’s of personnel from Executive, Engineers, Managers, Supervisors Trades People to Labourers we are trusted by Global and National organisations as the go to people for all recruitment and labour hire needs.

Who would you be working for?

  • Our very well-respected Client based in Townsville, a leader in their field, is one of the largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad and transit system products and services worldwide.
  • They aim to create a workplace where all people are respected and encouraged to fulfill their potential. By embracing people difference they foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
  • If your goal is to grow your career in a challenging and leading-edge environment, you will be pleased to know this Employer of Choice has demonstrated a willingness for progression and upskilling.

 
About the role:

This role forms a significant part of our clients service team and the position will be primarily responsible for the maintenance, warranty and ongoing technical support of locomotives.

Key competences & responsibilities

  • Ability to read, comprehend and apply technical drawings
  • High level communications and interpersonal skills
  • High level problem solving skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to further their knowledge and skills with additional training
  • High level record keeping
  • Knowledge and understanding of diesel/electric locomotive engines desirable and its associated equipment
  • Troubleshooting and preventative maintenance principals
  • Undertake preventative maintenance and/or repairs to all rolling stock, wagons, plant and facilities as required
  • Provide recommendations to management on methods and procedures with a view to more efficient operations of the facility and maintainability of rolling stock
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on locomotives and equipment and ensure that all tasks are performed in accordance with relevant maintenance documentation.
  • Provide recommendations to management on methods and procedures to improve the service and product we offer our clients
     
Skills and experience
  • Trade Certificate in Electrical Fitting 
  • Previous experience on locomotives freight maintenance or service activities extremely advantageous 
  • Previous experience within a heavy maintenance environment
  • Strong previous experience and ability to fault find and utilise trouble-shooting skills.
  • Certified competency as a forklift operator, overhead crane driver and/or welder would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Planning and scheduling experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and be a hands-on team player.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks, be flexible and resourceful, proactive, and professional in manner with a high degree of initiative and strong communication skills.
 
If you meet the above requirements this is your opportunity to continue or commence a great career in rail with an industry leader, so please apply.
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