Apply now Job no: 500056
Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Trades and Services

About the role

Mater’s Engineering and Maintenance department currently has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and qualified Maintenance Carpenter to join the team in a permanent, full time capacity.

In this role you will carry out repairs and maintenance tasks to Mater Health Services facilities as directed in order to maintain the facilities in a safe and well-presented condition.

Hourly Rate: $40.07 (Maintenance Services Lvl 4-5) per hour plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

  • Ensure effective communication with Trade Group Manager and Trade Coordinator on a regular basis throughout the day on issues regarding daily work plan and work activities.
  • Participate in the planning and development of maintenance and renovation programs for the MHS facilities.
  • Advise on preferred maintenance practises as required utilising trade and technical knowledge.
  • Participate in the process of providing quotations for work and the ordering and maintaining stock levels as required.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in a manner providing the safety of patients, visitors and staff whilst ensuring all access and services are maintained where practical.
  • Provide quality technical skills and knowledge to ensure all work is completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Participate in the training and development of apprentices by providing technical guidance and supervision.
  • Interact and coordinate effectively with workshop team members and other trade disciplines to ensure positive job outcomes on multi trade tasks.
  • Record accurate data on provided iPads including job sheets and timesheets and sign as required
  • Provide 24hour maintenance service by participating in on-call roster as may be required.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess the following:

  • Possession of a Carpentry Trade Certificate
  • Prior experience working as a  Maintenance Carpenter in complex environments
  • Current C Class motor vehicle license
  • Well-developed time management and organisation skills
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to participate in a 24-hour on-call roster as may be required

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Increase your take-home pay via Salary Packaging by allocating applicable living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via Salary Packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development through Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care team
  • Discounts to local and national businesses/venues for dining, retail, travel & accommodation, other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounts at various on-campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information, please contact Jon Best 0420702176

Closing date for applications is Thursday 7 March 2024

We will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please apply now!

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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