Statewide Apprenticeships

Multiple full-time positions

Who are Statewide Apprenticeships

Statewide Apprenticeships are an independent, community-based not for profit organisation, providing Apprentice and Trainee labour hire to business and industry for over 30 years.

The Apprenticeships

A fantastic opportunity exists for motivated individuals living in the Port Pirie region to become full time 1st Year Apprentices with our valued Host Employer SJ Cheesman. Positions will commence in January 2025 with long term opportunities for the right candidates. School leavers are encouraged to apply.

Duties may include

  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Perform welding using multiple techniques
  • Carry out mechanical cutting
  • Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
  • Repair, replace, modify fabrications
  • Interpret technical drawings
  • Use of power tools and hand tools

About you

  • Keen interest to learn Certificate 3 in Engineering – Fabrication Trade with commitment to 4 Year Apprenticeship
  • Able to pass a drug & alcohol test and hearing test
  • Hold a current Driver’s License and reliable transport (or working towards soon)
  • Physically fit as position can be physically demanding
  • Ability to work in a team under instruction and use your own initiative when necessary
  • Reliable and punctual with good work ethic
  • Ability to work away for short periods if required with transport, accommodation and meals provided.

Shortlisted applicants must be willing to do aptitude test and work trial.

To apply, please send resume including 2 checkable references and a cover letter explaining to me why you would be right for this position attention Tracy Northcott to

Applications close 28th July 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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