Downer Group D

Trades Assistant (BB-D2199)

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Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary


Highly motivated and driven person with proven experience working in an operational iron ore shutdown environment. A team player with strong initiative, attention to detail and willingness to work hard. You will also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills combined with strong practical skills and be highly organised.

Ability to work safely and understand best work practices and knowledge, safe use of hand/power tools and equipment required to perform tasks. Understanding of maintenance strategies and strong commitment to work in the highest safety standards.

In this role you will be assisting with routine and unplanned maintenance activities by supporting tradespeople and operators with general labouring assistance, operating hand and power tools in addition to basic servicing and greasing of equipment. You will also be required to deliver and collect materials from suppliers and conduct stock control activities. Additional responsibilities will include cleaning and preparing work sites.

This opportunity will provide the opportunity to develop our knowledge of site / workshop procedures, operation of a plant and developing knowledge of the use and maintenance of work equipment.

Participation in ongoing training, learning and development opportunities will be provided.

All suitable applicants will provide:

Current HR Drivers Licence advantageous; Experience with the High Risk Work Licence (Forklift desirable); Construction Induction Blue/White Card; Working at Heights (or willing to obtain); Enter and Work in Confined Space (or willing to obtain); Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment or Confine small workplace emergencies (or willing to obtain); Gas Test Atmospheres (willing to obtain); and Evidence of your right to work in Australia

You must be willing to meet the fitness for work criteria and undertake a National Police Check.


We are all different. That is why Downer is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that promotes the skills and insights of all its people irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, ability, age or sexual orientation.

At Downer, we believe that "Diversity" is the term used to describe a wide variety of individuals who make up our workforce, customer base and communities. When employees are understood and accepted for their differences, they are more likely to feel included and engaged. This provides for significant business benefits which include improved productivity, profitability and innovation.

We are offering a family friendly roster working Monday to Friday with shifts starting after school drop off and finishing before school pick up.

Successful candidates will be remunerated with a highly competitive package. You must be a Port Hedland local to be eligible to receive the local living allowance. If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now.

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location_on Telfer, Australia

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