12 Jan 2018

Full-Time Trades Operator – Electrical

Fairfax Media – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Fairfax Media require a “Trades Operator – Electrical” in Newcastle NSW:

Fairfax Media Printing and Distribution Newcastle, is seeking to employ an Electrical tradesperson to work in their newspaper printing facility. The successful applicant will be an electrician, with industrial experience however recently qualified tradespersons and tradespersons from other electrical trade backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.

This is a “hands on” operator maintainer role working within a production environment. You will operate, maintain, detect and repair faults on all plant equipment. This includes monitoring production, implementing necessary adjustments and ensuring downtime is minimised so production schedules are met.

As our preferred candidate, you will:

  • Have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to workplace health and safety principles (WHS)
  • Hold or eligible for a NSW (or Equivalent) Qualified Supervisor Electrical License
  • Be interested in learning new equipment and technology
  • Be committed to working in a team environment
  • Be able to be flexible in work practices
  • Be computer literate
  • Be prepared to work an average of 40 hours per week, working on a rotating shift roster including nights, weekends and public holidays.

Desirable criteria includes:

  • Post trade qualifications
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Background in a manufacturing environment
  • Forklift License.

The ideal candidate will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A safety focused multi skilled work environment
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Structured training in equipment and tasks using training modules and on the job training
  • Air-conditioned facility
  • Circa $92k + superannuation annualized salary package in line with the Fairfax Regional Printers EA 2016.

Please ensure that your resume is accompanied with a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential and/or desirable elements of this role and a copy of your Electrical Trade Certificate.

If you thrive in our collaborative working environment, then connect with us today!

Fairfax Media is one of Australia’s largest and most diversified media business. Our products and services include digital media, events, newspapers, magazines and radio. We are on a journey of transformation and we’re leading the way in innovation and agility.

Fairfax Media embraces all aspects of diversity & inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

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