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Apprentice Plumber - Richmond Shire Council

TORGAS - Maxwelton, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role and location

Based in Richmond Queensland, working with the Shire Council, this newly created 4-year apprenticeship is available for recent school leavers and juniors to apply. Richmond is a small community of 650 people, 500km west of Townsville. The town of Richmond is a hive of activity during the tourist season (April to October) and entertains annual community events, rodeos and races, providing a year-round of fun and entertainment.

Apprenticeship activities will include:

  • Labouring duties, including digging trenches by hand and loading and unloading trucks
  • Maintenance, repairs and installations of water and sewerage plumbing services including treatment systems
  • Clear house sewerage blockages
  • Assist the supervisor with maintenance of the Maxwelton water supply
  • Service water meters
  • Check fire hydrants
  • Learn the plumbing trade and apply increasing knowledge and perform with less supervision over time, in accordance with the training and assessment requirements of the Certificate III in Plumbing course

The successful candidate will have a wide range of learning experience across the plumbing trade as the council is the only plumbing service in the town covering all facets of the towns needs such as; residential, commercial and Council properties.

About You

The successful candidate will display:

  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Problem solving skills and aptitude in analysing information
  • Planning and prioritising skills
  • A firm understanding of workplace health and safety
  • Capability to carry out work safely in accordance to company policy and procedures
  • Sound communication skills
  • Display a genuine interest in the plumbing trade
  • Work experience in the industry or hands on experience with home projects
  • White Card, Blue Card and First Aid/ CPR certificate highly regarded, or Richmond Shire Council will assist the successful candidate to obtain these before commencement.

About us

TORGAS is a non-for-profit organisation operating as a commercial business, providing apprentices and trainees to businesses throughout Queensland. We provide apprentices and trainees important career guidance and the opportunity to earn while they learn. Under TORGAS, apprentices and trainees are placed with host businesses for an agreed period where they gain valuable practical on-the-job and technical off-the-job training. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, TORGAS is one of the largest industry -backed employers within a diverse range of industries guiding apprentices and trainees towards successful careers.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Johanna Mitchell on 07 4759 0000, quoting Ref No. 935005.