Fitter/Armourer (Ipswich, QLD, AU, 4305)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Apr 04, 2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum has a long and successful partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

Broadspectrum are currently seeking an experienced Fitter/Armourer to join the team on the defence contract at Amberley.

About the role:

Working Monday to Friday, the role of a Fitter/Armourer is to conduct various weapon maintenance tasks, varying from installation and repair through to the reconditioning of military armaments. Futher responsibilites include:

  • Examine detailed specifications to determine requirements of the job;
  • Operate machines to produce or modify required parts or tools;
  • Check quality of finished parts;
  • Fit and assemble parts;
  • Providing technical advice to equipment operators;
  • Conducting data entry tasks;
  • Repair and maintain miscellaneous equipment including small engines, fired and unfired pressure vessels, fuel assets, and general service equipment;
  • Participate in safety development programs

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • Trade qualified fitter and turner (Cert III);
  • Fitter Armourer Maintenance Techniques qualification essential;
  • Support Weapons Qualification preferred;
  • Current Drivers Licence (C Class);
  • Experience operating lathes, millers and other metal working machines;
  • Proven experience with Oxy/Acet, Arc, MIG, TIG welding and metal fabrication processes.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a full medical including drug and alcohol screen, as well as be eligible for an Australian Defence Clearance.

Please Click “APPLY” to forward your application CV, along with copies of the above trade qualifications as well as proof of Citizenship. You must be an Australian Citizen and be able to obtain an ADF Clearance. 

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 95337