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Trade Assistant

Advertiser: McKay DrillingMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
18 May 2020
Perth, Northern Suburbs & Joondalup
Work Type
Full Time
Trades & Services, Labourers

McKay Drilling is an industry-leading WA based, family-owned and operated drilling company located in Wangara. We are currently seeking a Trade Assistant to join our growing Workshop team at our Wangara location to assist mechanics and management



  • Ensure Workshop is kept clean, tidy and in order, as directed.
  • Assist with repairs and maintenance as directed
  • Ensure equipment and materials are available for the day’s activities
  • Collect materials from external suppliers as directed
  • Responsible and accountable for a safe working environment reporting any safety incidents or concerns to the Manager or Supervisor
  • Ensure that correct PPE is worn at all times


Skills and Experience


  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in a workshop environment
  • Prior experience working with fitters and boilermaker/welders
  • Be able to work alone and as part of a team
  • Forklift licence essential
  • Ability to comply with company procedures and policies


Culture and Benefits


  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Strong safety culture
  • Career development opportunities
  • Values-driven Company

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Current C Class Driver’s Licence;
  • National Police Clearance;
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical.

McKay Drilling is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

Please Note: Candidates who do not meet the essential selection criteria will NOT be considered for this position. Shortlisting will commence immediately, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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