Plant Operator (Fitter)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 15/07/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Engineering, Facilities Management

Reference: 45960

Reference: 45960

Occupation: Engineering, Facilities Management

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the role

The Maintenance Tradesperson: Mechanical Fitter is a member of the Engineering Services team at Western Health. You will work individually or in cooperation with other team members utilising their technical skills to deliver outstanding customer service to Western Health clients and staff.

The Maintenance Fitter's role is a multi-disciplinary role that is responsible for repair and maintenance to all aspects of all Western Health buildings, equipment and machinery across multiple sites. This will involve conducting preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance, projects and installations in a professional manner.

Western Health Engineering Services looks after all the facilities, plant and equipment - including biomedical equipment - that enables Western Health to provide comprehensive health care services to 800,000 people in Melbourne's west. We are proud to operate and maintain a complex, multi-campus portfolio, and are passionate about best care and the patient/caregiving experience.

Western Health operates 15 sites, with a complex portfolio of acute health care equipment, food production, building automation of course the highly critical HVAC systems serving operating theatres and isolation rooms as well as our extensive building portfolio.

We are in the process of upgrading the sophistication of mechanical plant monitoring and maintenance practices, embarking on a journey of new technologies.

Reporting to the Team Leader / Assistant Plant Manager, your advice and input will be valued and your contribution to the Engineering Services Department will be visible. 

This is a very diverse role with great challengers. You will predominately work on a vast variety of differant HVAC system across the variuos sites.

You will have a can do attitude and be willing to work with a well rounded cohesive trade team.

Western Health offers great work benefits and potential for growth and work stability. The agreement includes fantastic entitlements and the role essentially works a 9-day fortnight.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out all work according to applicable regulations, codes and standards.

  • Alert the Engineering Services Manager to any noted or reported abnormalities in plant, machinery, equipment, and/or building faults.

  • Utilise the Engineering asset management software to identify, track and record work and to enter data as required.

  • Maintain accurate documentation according to all regulations and standards applicable.

  • Maintain a mechanical maintenance manual and documents all actions taken.

About Us
Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Plant Operator (Fitter)

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frank prestinenzi - 0403602156
Miguel Pinheiro - 0466487789

Plant Operator (Fitter)