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Maintenance Officer (18646)

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Pittsworth QLD
Salary: $25 per hour dependent on mechanical skill-set

Start Date:

Who We Need

An exciting opportunity exists for a veteran with a mechanical aptitude to become a the Maintenance Officer with one of Australia's largest egg suppliers. The Farm is located near the town Pittsworth, QLD. Pittsworth is just off the Gore Highway 40 kilometres south west of Toowoomba Qld. An energetic and welcoming community, Pittsworth boasts all the bells and whistles of its nearby regional centres, while offering the relaxed and friendly lifestyle of a country town. Pittsworth is a beautiful spot and one of the prime agricultural areas of the world.

As the Maintenance Officer you will be supporting the other managers in achieving the effective and efficient utilisation of resources to maintain buildings, machinery and equipment so that a high quality, hygienic egg can be delivered to the accumulator table at the packing floor. This role offers a veteran the opportunity to work with industry leaders and continue to grow your experience in the agricultural industry.

Job Description

As the Maintenance Officer you will work with different systems on the farm. These include; egg collection systems, feed systems, climate control systems and manure removal systems.

You will be responsible for:
• Carrying out inspection, service and repair of equipment and machinery
• Assisting in the setup of machinery throughout the property
• Sourcing parts for repairs, modifications and fabrications
• Day to day operations and general workshop housekeeping
• Following WH&S procedures and company policies
• Operating manure removal systems while in contact with truck driver
• Driving egg collection and pullet shifting trucks
• Participating in spent hen removal
• Cleaning and setting up of sheds in preparation of pullet shift
• Assisting in poultry husbandry

Skills Required:
• Trade background desirable but not essential
• Experience and knowledge of mechanical maintenance
• Good communication and time management skills

Key Job Info

  • Start: ASAP
  • Use Military Skills and Experience
  • Great Career Progression Opportunities
  • Located in Beautiful Pittsworth, QLD
  • Apply Now

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