LV to HD/Auto Electrician Trade Upgrade


Posted on:  3rd Apr 2024

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Macmahon have a number of exciting opportunities for skilled individuals to join the Macmahon team through an Accelerated Apprenticeship Program to achieve trade qualifications on the job within 36 months. Macmahon encourages diversity and are seeking highly motivated men and women with extensive trade skills and experience, but not necessarily a formal qualification, who are looking to complete their trade training as:

  • Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter – Mobile Plant Equipment Mechanic

These positions may initially be offered on a 5 days on / 2 days off roster based at the Perth workshop facility. To gain more experience in different commodities, projects and equipment, in later months you will be required to work at our project sites on various fly-in fly-out (FIFO) rosters. Alternatively, for people who display the appropriate background and aptitude, positions may start direct-to-site on various fly-in fly-out (FIFO) rosters to gain more experience in different commodities, projects and equipment.

Eligibility criteria includes:

  • People with other related trades, such as LV mechanics are encouraged to apply
  • Workshop-based trade assistants from mining or construction backgrounds - Minimum 5 years essential
  • People with significant mechanical skills / experience but no formal qualifications (e.g.5+ yrs servicepersons, skilled agriculture team members, etc.)

Application Process:
PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an application for a conventional Apprenticeship Program.  Applications received will NOT be considered.  Applications for the Conventional program will commence mid July.

Only experienced candidates will be considered for this Accelerated Apprenticeship Program as applicants must demonstrate that they have at least 25% of aligned trade skills and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience. 
Should you be successful in being offered a role with Macmahon, you will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, and drug and alcohol screening, along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.

The program consists of two stages:

Stage1 - Recognition of Prior Learning - A formal assessment of existing trade skills through our partner Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

Stage 2 - Gap Training - Individual training plan consisting of on and off the job training.

Applications must include the following:

  • Cover letter expressing your interest in Macmahon and the accelerated qualification, outlining which trade you are applying for and why;
  • An up-to-date resume;
  • Copies of your educational and trade qualifications as appropriate;
  • Please upload all documents as one file in the "resume" upload section of the application portal.
  • Please take note that it is mandatory to include all of the above documents in your application. Applications that do not include all of the above requirements will NOT be considered. 

If successful in this position you will enjoy:

  • Long-term career opportunities;
  • Excellent workshop facilities;
  • Accredited training provided by high-quality registered training organisations.

Important Date:

  • Applications Close:  8th April 2024 *** LAST SPOTS AVAILABLE***

As a part of the recruitment process for this role you are required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of drug and alcohol screening and completion of criminal history and qualification checks. Additionally, you will be required to provide proof of working rights in Australia, i.e. a copy of your valid Australian passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current visa grant notification.

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.   

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