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  1. James Gota

    Vetassess technical interview

    hi guys can you please help me with fitter general technical interview questions l paid for the assessment on 06/12/18.am so nervous please help me out!
  2. Mechanical Fitter - Perth Northern Suburbs Our Client based in Malaga has a vacancy within its Machine Assembly area for a Tradesperson dedicated to quality work. Through their latest range of CNC routers they are redefining the role of CNC routing for businesses. Their machines are used in Sign Making, Cabinet Making, General Woodworking, Plastic/Sheet Metal Fabrication, Boat Building, Set/Prop Making & Packaging. You will be assembling CNC routers developed and manufactured in Australia, that lead the local market and compete in the CNC market overseas. They are looking for a person who can join a small team, is self-motivated, and is keen to use their skills to add value to its processes. In turn they will support your ongoing development as a Tradesperson. Please find a comprehensive list of your primary responsibilities: On a daily basis Machine Assembly Assemble within all specifications using the drawings supplied Within the boundaries of your own skill set, build components on machines As required, submit requests for modifications required Machine Testing As directed by the supervisor run the required tests to ensure the machine is running to specification. Documentation Mark drawings to show design changes needed to make parts fit, lengths of cable, etc Quality Complete all paper work and ensure that all information is recorded as the assembly proceeds Any input on how to improve our current system is to be discussed with the Production Manager. Attention to detail, tightening bolts, repairing chips to powder coated finish of components etc. are very important to the assembly of a quality product Continuous Improvement - Monitor and Improve Systems and Methods to achieve optimum efficiencies and product quality Workshop Tools ensure that all tools are maintained, are in good working order and stored in the appropriate storage when not in use. Any defects should be reported Mobile Storage Racks Maintaining the stock levels of the rack in your allocated area at the recommended minimum levels in accordance with the reordering procedure Cleaning & Housekeeping Work areas should be kept safe, clean and organised on a daily basis. Maintain good workshop practices Occupational Health and Safety Where possible, to ensure hazards are eliminated or reported to the production manager Use correct methods of lifting. Abide by our OH&S requirements around PPE operation of mobile plant and operation of powered tools and machinery in a safe manner Special Requirements As a member of a small team, you may be required to “play out of position” when your regular jobs and duties are achieved Basic welding skills and the ability to cut metal to specified lengths per drawings provided would be beneficial Train to operate special purpose CNC vertical milling machine Train to commission manufactured CNC router To continually strive to improve your areas of responsibility To work as a team member, encouraging and cooperating with other team members To be successful in this position you will have: A Trade qualification or a recognised qualification gained overseas Fork lift ticket Be prepared to undergo a Drug & Alcohol screen Eye for detail Experience in reading drawings Comfortable with preparing and completing documenting associated with equipment testing Results Orientated Customer Focus Teamwork Problem solving skills Planning & Organisation skills Communication skills Be able to work independently This job would suit a dedicated person living in the northern suburbs looking to join a small team located in Malaga. The positions salary is negotiable up to $60k +super. If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role as outlined in the information provided. For more information phone Michael Rosario on 0418 926 090
  3. Jasonhewitt

    What sort of visa?????

    Hi everyone, can someone suggest what visa I would need. I am a mechanical fitter, I want to move to perth. I have a partner and 3 children. When should I apply for a visa and how long does it normally take to get granted? I ideally want to move within the next two years. Any help would be gratefull.
  4. Good Afternoon All ... (from a foggy damp England) :no: I have sent my CV to various companies and also the bigger companies as above. I have a skye chat tomorrow with a recruitment/relocation company which i am looking forward to. I am hoping for a sponsorship within a company - therefore leading to PR. Has anyone had any bad experiences with 457 visa's? (my partner and pet dog will be coming over on my visa) I want to keep my options open and make sure i have contacted all the correct people. Can anyone advise me of what companies i should be contacting please? We have no ties and willing to go where the work is (within reason of course :biggrin: ) Any help you can pass on would be greatly appreciated Thanks Tom
  5. Having trouble finding vacancies in the vehicle body repair trade, and a rough idea of earning potential. We have not decided whereabouts in Aus we want to move to so are open to any ideas on salaries and where to look for work. Many thanks
  6. hi all i am looking at jobs for diesel fitters in the mines in w a, any info or advice please i am 42 and been a mechanic all my working life, might goto the australia expo in london but hear its a complete waste of time????????? mal se london:)
  7. bazza79

    gas fitter ?

    hi all im new to all this so bear with me,me and the misses are realy keen to move to australia preferble perth i am a gas main fitter i looked up the description of this on the skilled list and it says you need to work downstream of the billing metre wich is what i do but then in the tasks it goes on about instaling appliances wich is upstream help please...:arghh:
  8. i have just been granted a trade test at last as an electrical fitter to obtain a artc here in qld has any one done this trade test ,any info would be very appreciated ta, mark
  9. Looking for a hydraulic fitter with some machining skills ideally to work in a medium sized family run business. The company has been around for around 12 years, stable and pay above award wages. Im coming back to the UK at the end of this month, hopefully i can meet some one who wants to start a great new life here in Australia !! PM me back for more details. Gary
  10. Hello, I am currently a gas fitter for British Gas here in the UK but am thinking about applying for a working visa to come to Australia and see how things are there, if all goes well maybe even stay, but thats getting ahead a lil. I have been reading a few threads that its really difficult for us Brit plumbers/gas men etc when we get to OZ, does anyone know how to go about it? Time etc? Cost? Also are there any large established companies that people know of that maybe willing to sponsor or take on a qualified Brit plumber/gas man. So many questions but dont want to rant. ANY Hlep would be appreciated. Thanks
  11. Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time in reading this email and any comments or suggestions are welcome. I do realise you are looking for people with experience. So sorry to trouble, just looking for a break. My aim is to work on heavy rigged machines and to learn engine specialization. A apprentice / traineship position would be a dream come true. Any help in this regard would be gratefully received. I have given a brief description of my background and attached my CV. I’m a very punctual professional worker who is looking for permant residency in Australia. Willing to start at the bottom sweeping the floor making the tea!! I know I am asking a great deal but in return you would have a dedicated loyal employee. Just need that chance to retrain and develop new skills with a company that encourages carer progression . I’m a 35 year old family man with a wife and 2 daughters aged 5 and 4. I have a full UK driving licence and would like to relocate to Australia, very flexible on location. Can move immediately. Although I have no experience of Heavy equipment fitting my skills are wide and accomplished. I am very keen to work for your company because of your reputation for opportunities for career development. For the last 20 years I have been running my own business and have enjoyed the challenge. (been self – employed since leaving school @ fifteen 1992) I’ve had a varied role and had to demonstrate excellent communications skills and customer service. I have been able to strengthen my abilities and have excelled in creating new business opportunities. I can build desire within potential clients were I am a skilled negotiator and will be driven by success. My expertise is Business man .Direct sales, IT, Accountancy administration. I have been a joiner, plumber, tiller and also have done basic electrics. (good with my hands and brain) I am willing to be train in Australia to work as a apprentice from the ground up and relocate my family; I would therefore need a 457-visa sponsor. Or ideally a employers help to attain permanent residency. I’m currently looking how to attain the following in the UK however if an opportunity arose within your company to train I am available: of Heavy rigid (HR) fitter o First aid certificate; o MARCSTA accreditation; o Pre-employment medical. Thank you for taking the time to look at my application and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future. Kind Regards Wesley
  12. Hi, i'm new to this so be gentle lol !! I'm a pipe fitter and a gas welder working in the uk at the mo, i'm currently on £12.91. I've just applied for my 175 visa and was wondering does anybody know much a pipe fitter welder is on in oz ? Many Thanks Tim.
  13. Guest

    Duct fitter

    Hi im James from London. Was wondering how easy it would be if i came to Australia on a WHV to get a job in Duct fitting particullarly as an improver?, have a city and guilds qualification as well if that would help the sitiuation. Or if not Duct fitting is it easy to pick up cash paid labour jobs etc? If anyone has any information it would be much appreciated? Thanks!
  14. bazza79

    gas fitter

    hi there i work as a gas main and service layer working downstream of the billing meter.i am thinking about emmigrating to oz on a skilled indapendant visa as a gas fitter.but after looking through the process it says i have to have my skills assesed by vetasses has anybody been through this process as a gas fitter and can give me some info on what the tests involve thanks:eek:
  15. 2skint2party

    175 granted for diesel fitter

    Hi all my wife and i along with 2 girls of 2 and 4 applied for our pr 175 visa back in dec 2008, ( i'm a plant fitter ) Well we had our meds done in birmingham on the 6 sept 2011 and our pr 175 was granted 20 sept 2011, woop woop. So to all of you still waiting, don't give up hope, we'll all get there in the end.:biggrin:
  16. hi i fit air ducting and ventilatiion have the chance to folow my dream and head out to oz, was wondering how much work is out there??
  17. Hi I arrived in Sydney a month ago. In the UK I had my own kitchen business for 5 years doing customer visits to plan and sell the kitchen, then project managing the installations doing the kitchen fitting myself along with my business partnet. We also had a team of sub contractors for things like Gas & Electric. I am currently looking into the licenses required to fit over here but apparently I can work under someone elses license as a fitters mate? I don't have any tools or transport at this time but again I am looking into this. If anyone needs or knows of anyone who needs a mate that would be great! I am available immediately. I am based in Mosman but have good transport links to the North Shore and the CBD. Cheers, Andy
  18. hello all, I was asked from the TRA (Trades Recognition Australia), to do a trade test in order to complete my application for an a electrical fitter. someone can tell me what is this test, what include this test, what kind of questions, Any information will be helpful... Kind Regards....
  19. Hi guys just a quick question am a joiner / carpenter / shop fitter and have just started the visa process and have been asked to start thinking about state sponsorship. Some friends we are hopefully coming with can only qualify with SA state sponsorship.. I have done a search on SEEK and there only seems to be 1 job advertised for my trade compared to Melbourne that has 101 Are trade jobs hard to come by in SA or is it a case like England if you want a job you will get one. I really like the look of SA but without a job it will just be a pipe dream and we may have to look elsewhere Thank you for any help and advice you can give us in advance Keeping fingers and toes firmly crossed
  20. Hi guys just a quick question am a joiner / carpenter / shop fitter and have just started the visa process and have been asked to start thinking about state sponsorship. Some friends we are hopefully coming with can only qualify with SA state sponsorship.. I have done a search on SEEK and there only seems to be 1 job advertised :sad: for my trade compared to Melbourne that has 101 Are trade jobs hard to come by in SA or is it a case like England if you want a job you will get one. I really like the look of SA but without a job it will just be a pipe dream and we may have to look elsewhere Thank you for any help and advice you can give us in advance Keeping fingers and toes firmly crossed :wink:
  21. Hi Guys , OH received his Contract for the job he will be starting next year . Now he was told he was going to be electrical fitter but on the contract it says mechanical fitter . there is a clause requiring him to get a trade cert for mechanical fitter within 3 months of joining, he was told electrical fitter . He can do the job they have contracted him for but ....... he did TRA as an electrician (special class ). Is this going to be a problem to get the ARTC at all Brides
  22. I am looking to relocate in Jan/feb 2012 to either Perth or Brisbane & wondered if anyone knew of any jobs going? I have 20 years experience in fitting all kinds of flooring, ie Carpet, Sheet Vinyl, Karndean/Amtico. I have recently gained my AQF111 qualication & am looking for a sponsor(457). If anybody knows of anybody, please let me know. Thanks
  23. I'm in need of a half decent maint fitter in Brisbane; at short notice. Work at Rocklea in production envioroment. Machinery packs fruit and veg's so some packaging exp needed. Will be very quick start. dependent on exp @$60k or $30-35/hour to start. PM asap and if you have a CV attach or send to: sclarke@moraitis.com.au Hope this helps someone. PS..agencies please dont reply.
  24. Hello In 2008 I was granted my permanent resident visa to Australia. A number of different things have held us up in England and we hope to be there by the end of this year. I used a company to assist with my application. In England I am a plumber and gas fitter. I have the relevant qualifications and fifteen years experience in plumbing. As part of the process my training, work experience and certificates were looked at by the TRA and obviously met the criteria for the trade in demand list and the visa granted. In 2009 I visited in order to validate my visa, we visited the Plumbers Licensing Board and obtained some information regarding how my qualifications compared and what I needed to do to obtain a job once we arrived. I was given some information on Tradesperson's Licence Application, was told I would need to sit a day course in order to prove that I am a plumber and then a weeks course in order to understand the different regulations involved, once we were in Australia. We spoke to a lot of trades people while we were there and was roughly told the same.However I have today been to an expo and been informed that this is not the case. I was informed that I must do the one day course in order to get a Workcover White Card, which is fine, but then I must take a 3 day a week course over 7 weeks to the cost of £3000, but I have to do this in England, I cannot do this in Australia any longer, the place where I could do this no longer exists. He referred to it as Gap training . He advised I cannot land in Australia and hope to get a job. We informed him we had known obviously there were things I needed to do, the day course and then the week course, we had looked into it when we were there we had been informed the place to do the test was in Freemantle, he just said again there is no where to sit the courses now in Australia. I have looked online about the gap training and it does exist, but I have also been on the Plumbers Licensing Board website and the process appears to be the same as it was in 2009. I am very confused. Please could you inform me about the correct procedure and can it be done once I am in Australia. Thank you :biggrin:
  25. Once a plumber/gas fitter has all his licences what can he expect to earn? I keep seeing around $65k that is obviously if he works for a company, is that correct? What about self employed? We would struggle immensly on 65k and spend at least 15% of that get a licence in the first place! Change of career possibly?!?!
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