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Fitter & Turner Apprenticeships - Application Closed

19 October 2017

Fitter & Turner Apprenticeships

Great career opportunity

AKD Softwoods is currently offering a number of opportunities under our Apprenticeship Program to join our Maintenance Team. We are looking for energetic and self-motivated people with a strong willingness to learn and achieve.

These positions will be based alongside our team of fully qualified Fitters and apprentices across our Colac and Irrewarra sites. The successful candidates will learn all aspects of the role, working towards the completion of a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade.

The successful applicants will have:

  • A strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Strong communicational skills, verbal & written
  • Strong commitment and desire to learn and achieve
  • Commitment to health and safety

 These are permanent full-time positions with a promising future.  If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘FTA1117’ to the below addresses:

Applications Close: Sunday 5th November.

Note: Pre-employment testing will be required. Including: mechanical, problem solving and mathematical aptitude, drug and alcohol and functional capacity testing. 

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