Assistant Tradesperson

Job No: 90423
Location: Sydney, NSW

About the Organisation  

Harbour City Ferries is a Transdev Australasia Company. Harbour City Ferries operates approximately 175,000 services, transporting more than 15 million people across Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River each year. The extensive network connects 39 destinations and spans approximately 37 kilometres from Parramatta in Sydney's west, Manly in the north and Watsons Bay in the east.

Harbour City Ferries mission is to create a world-class ferry service in Sydney by taking the customer service to the next level. We will do so by building upon the great work of Sydney Ferries over recent years. Harbour City Ferries will be keeping a strong focus on safety, a more reliable and dependable service, clean ferries and an engaged staff helping Transport for NSW to better integrate the ferry service more with the wider transport network. All employees will be expected to participate and contribute to development of a customer-centric culture and continued improvement in health and safety

About the Opportunity 

Harbour City Ferries has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Tradesperson to join the team in Sydney, NSW, on a full-time basis.

In this role, you will be working with various trades undertaking maintenance and repairs on the Harbour City Ferries fleet. You will be required to work safely and efficiently under limited supervision.  It is essential that you are able to work to time frames and consistently meet the targets set by your direct supervisors.

It is an expectation that you will demonstrate a can-do attitude and will always represent Harbour City Ferries professionally, and strictly adhere to our Code of Conduct and business values.

Your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Providing assistance to Trades Staff in the maintenance and repair of Harbour City Ferries fleet
  • Ensuring Tradesperson's needs are met for the maintenance and repairing of vessels;
  • Assisting with the docking and maintenance of vessels;
  • Actively assisting in the identification, elimination and control of workplace hazards; and
  • Reporting hazards to relevant managers for action, in addition to notifying relevant workplace committees.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Assistant Tradesperson with certification in one or more of the following: Crane Driving, Advanced Rigging, Confined Spaces, Forklift Driving, or Scaffolding. Experience in Hydro Blasting and skills in Spray Painting would also be highly regarded, as will any marine or shipyard experience.

An understanding of EEO and OH&S policies and practices will be essential, along with the ability to work as part of a multi-skilled team, as well as autonomously on nominated tasks. Your high-level communication skills will assist in establishing effective working relationships with clients and external groups, and your strong work ethic will drive your performance.

Above all, you will have an energy and passion for what you do, to reflect the level of dedication in the team you work with.

Harbour City Ferries offers an employment experience which will reward, develop, challenge, and support you in a respectful, responsible environment.

You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with skills and experience, plus 9.5% superannuation.

Applicants should note the recruitment process will include reference checking, police checking, and a pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol screen. This role is defined as a Transport Safety Worker, therefore subject to random, suspicion and incident related drug and alcohol testing.

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Applications close 2nd July, 2017 at 5pm.

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