Apprenticeships - Toowoomba 2018

Job No: VAN264
Location: Toowoomba

 Applications for these position will close by the 15 October 2017.

Commencement in these apprenticeships will mostly be in January 2018.

 

Duties you will cover in your apprenticeship will not be limited to the outline below

Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology x 3 positions

The apprentice undertaking this role will primarily service and repair the mechanical parts such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). They will perform tasks including discussing problems with drivers/users to discover faults and carry out their own diagnostic procedures. They will repair and service engines, cooling systems, exhaust systems, diesel fuel systems, engine forced induction systems and clutch assemblies. In addition, they will repair and service manual and automatic transmissions, braking systems, hydraulic systems, final drive assemblies and steering and suspension systems. The repair of ignition, electronic engine and drive management systems is also encompassed in the vehicle mobile equipment mechanic's duties.

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology x 1 position

Heavy Vehicle Mechanics will primarily overhaul, service and repair the mechanical parts of road transport vehicles such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential) and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). They will perform tasks including discussing problems with vehicle drivers to discover faults and carry out their own diagnosis procedures. They will repair and service cooling systems, diesel fuel systems, air conditioning, engine forced induction systems and clutch assemblies. In addition, they will overhaul, repair and service engines, manual and automatic transmissions, air braking systems and final drive assemblies and repair and service steering and suspension systems. The repair of ignition, electronic engine management and electrical systems and safety/roadworthy inspections are also encompassed in the heavy vehicle mechanic's duties.
 

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade x 1 position

The apprentice will generally work with heavy gauge steel: cutting, shaping, assembling and welding. Typically, they work for heavy engineering companies involved in the production, fabrication and development of items manufactured from plate materials, generally in steel of varying thickness but can be involved with non-ferrous materials. They may also be employed in the construction industry putting together steel components for major structures - buildings, bridges etc. Another application of the skill could involve the manufacture of cooling towers, pressure vessels, hoppers, mining equipment, excavation buckets, large trailer bodies, smoke stacks, transformer containers, storage bins and large pipe work. 

The apprentice will construct or repair metal products by joining parts using a variety of welding methods either manually or by machine. These parts are used to complete structures and equipment. Welders may specialise in certain types of welding, such as custom fabrication, ship building and repair, pressure vessel welding, pipeline construction welding, structural construction welding or machinery and equipment repair welding.

Certificate III in Automotive Sales (Parts)

This apprenticeship involves the sales, stock control and administration in relation to automotive replacement parts such as engine, brake and transmission components, batteries, headlights and tyres, and accessories such as seat covers, tow bars and car cleaning equipment. It will be located in a retail or wholesale environment. 

Specifically, duties will include:
    • carrying out storage and stock control procedures
    • materials handling
    • customer advice and sales activities
    • receiving and filling orders and organising dispatches
    • identifying auto parts/components including consulting catalogues, microfiche, and
    • computer databases.

Parts Interpreters may provide parts for cars, trucks, vans, motor cycles, trailers and agricultural, industrial and marine equipment or they may specialise in one make of vehicle.

Requirements

Carry out the requirement of an Apprenticeship which includes:

Attending the training organisation to participate in off the job training as schedule

  • Participate and follow direction for all on the job training
  • Maintaining a Training Record Book and ensure it is updated weekly;
  • Enthusiastic and reliable;
  • Presentation must clean, neat and tidy;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Above all a willingness to learn and enjoy what you are doing.

 All enquiries for this position are to be directed to Jackie Doyle, HR Manager on 0427 602 005 or Andrew Davis, Service Manager on 0491 216 561

 

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