Fitters

Job No: 158361
Location: Pinkenba

  • Are you a qualified fitter looking to join an established growing organisation?
  • Attractive salary of $70,000 - $90,000 (dependent on skills and experience) plus super and additional loadings.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities available to allow you to progress your career.

RCPA (Reinforced Concrete Pipes Australia Pty Ltd) is a privately owned manufacturer and supplier of stormwater pipes and associated products to the Australian market. Driven by the need to innovate products and processes, we have invested heavily in our facilities and have grown to be a leading supplier and a market leader.

Due to continued growth in the market, we seek a Fitter and a Maintenance Supervisor to join our hard-working and dedicated team based at our Pinkenba plant in Brisbane. These critical roles are responsible for the management and maintenance of all machinery within the production facility. The Maintenance Supervisor will also be responsible for leading and directing the maintenance team.

What's in the pipeline for you

In these roles, you will join a stable, innovative and expanding organisation and work with like-minded individuals. You will receive an attractive salary of $70,000 - $90,000 (dependent on skills and experience) plus super and additional loadings. In addition, you will enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Call out penalties and allowances;
  • Regular staff events;
  • Ongoing training and development; and
  • Opportunities to grow with a focus on internal promotions and ability to work at our other facilities in Queensland and New South Wales.

How you will maintain our business

These roles will see successful candidates responsible for troubleshooting and root cause analysis of problems with the machinery within the facility. Working 6.00 am to 2.00 pm Monday to Friday, you will be responsible for ensuring that all machines are ready for use and productive across the whole manufacturing cycle.

The key responsibilities of these roles include, but are not limited to:

  • Plant and asset management
  • Ensure safety, health and environmental standards are maintained.
  • Supervision of site maintenance team including contractors
  • Maintenance planning and delegation of maintenance tasks

In these roles you will be responsible for the delivery of Maintenance KPIs and maintaining accurate maintenance records.

The Maintenance Supervisor will also be responsible for leading and developing the maintenance team, improving the skills of more junior team members.

What you will bring to us

To be successful in these roles, you will possess a trade qualification as a Fitter & Turner, Electrical Fitter, Mechanic, Boilermaker or similar and ideally bring a C8 or C7 trade qualification. Recently qualified Fitters are encouraged to apply.

The Maintenance Supervisor role will require you to possess experience leading a maintenance team with a working knowledge of preventative maintenance and how to effectively apply it in a manufacturing setting.

With an eye for detail, you will be able to communicate effectively across diverse team, ensuring accurate information is relayed to the most appropriate person.

Successful candidates will require a current licence and reliable transportation.

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Our History

In 1995 the vertical dry cast pipe manufacturing process was brought to Australia and adapted to produce steel reinforced concrete pipes for the Australian market. Following a period of expansion Reinforced Concrete Pipes Australia Pty Ltd (RCPA) was formed in 2009 as a result of the merger between Reinforced Concrete Pipes (RCP) and Australasian Pipeline & Pre-Cast (APP). This merger resulted in the only national supplier of wall steel reinforced concrete pipe that is vertically cast and solely Australian owned and operated.

Major investments in high technology machinery by RCPA has created a significant alternative supplier to those producers using traditional spun pipe and precast production in Australia. The constant drive for innovative products and processes, RCPA not only incorporates many production efficiencies of the “dry cast method” but also minimises environmental impact and the usage of power in its factories throughout Australia. A faster, more flexible and efficient manufacturing process allows us to offer shorter lead times and a very responsive customer service.

In 2015, RCPA acquired the fibre-reinforced concrete pipe division of James Hardie. Now known as FRCPipes, this product range extension gives RCPA a unique product offer including a range of specialty drainage systems across Australia.

RCPA has plants located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth as well as partnering with local leading civil precasters in Adelaide, Canberra, Tasmania and Darwin.

RCPA are focused on tailoring our product or service to individual customer needs, big or small. Our commitment to exceeding expectations is paramount to the success of RCPA.