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Trainee - Conveyor System Technician (Belt Splicer)

Advertiser: Fenner Dunlop3.2 out of 53.2 overall rating (43 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Feb 2020
Mackay & Coalfields
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Operations
The company:
As the world leaders in engineered conveyor solutions, Fenner Dunlop delivers valuable material handling solutions to our extended network of high profile clients in the mining and industrial sectors. Our success has been built over many years on having a talented team that works together to achieve incredible outcomes. 
Due to continued growth and success, we are now seeking a number of motivated self-starters to join our Mackay branch in the position of Trainee Conveyor System Technician (Belt Splicer).
To be considered for this role, you must be willing to commit to completing a 2 year (minimum duration) traineeship.
What’s on offer:
  • A nationally recognised Belt Splicing qualification (Certificate III in Polymer Processing), fully paid for by Fenner Dunlop;
  • Get paid while you learn;
  • Guaranteed exposure to major national mining projects;
  • Guaranteed ongoing full time permanent employment once you have completed the traineeship; and
  • An outstanding career pathway with all the training and support you will need to succeed.
  • You will have access to company discount programs from our corporate suppliers, Virgin, Hertz & Holden
  • 24 Hour EAP access to you and your family
The Role:
Working on key projects across the Bowen Basin region, your main responsibilities will include developing skills in conveyor belt maintenance, repairs, installations, general maintenance and replacement of conveyor components.
As this is a Trainee role, you will also study a Certificate III Polymer Processing (Belt Splicing) qualification – which you will complete on the job!
Trainee Requirements:
  • Must have a strong safety focus;
  • Must be over the age of 18;
  • Must hold a current Australian drivers licence;
  • 2 years recent trade assistant experience in construction, manufacturing or mining – essential;
  • Possess a current underground Coal Board Medical (preferred);
  • Possess a Standard 11 – underground;
  • Not be banned from any mine sites within the Bowen Basin;
  • Possess good mechanical aptitude, as well as sound communication and numerical skills;
  • Provide proof of Australian Work Rights;
  • Willingness to complete aptitude testing as part of the Trainee recruitment process;
  • Willingness to work in underground mining;
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces;
  • Ability to work in line with project/site operational requirements (which may see you working after hours, weekends and/or public holidays);
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening; and
  • Be willing to travel to Perth and Melbourne for classes during the 2-year period (paid for by Fenner Dunlop)
If you are an ambitious self-starter who wants the opportunity to join a business where you will be in a position to further your career, we would like to meet you. Applicants must be able to commence the traineeship as soon as possible.
How to Apply:
To join the Fenner Dunlop team, click the link below and apply online.
Fenner Dunlop is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians to apply.
Disclaimer – Third party agency referrals will not be accepted.
The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • Do you have a current Standard 11 induction?
  • Do you have mine site experience?

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