Tradesman – Pump Fitter

Job Title

Tradesman - Pump Fitter - Full Time

Application Close Date - 20/12/2017

About National Pump & Energy

National Pump & Energy (NPE) is a leader in the provision of pump, power and compressed air equipment and services.

From our origins supplying pumping equipment to mine sites, we have grown to increase our hire fleet and our capabilities to service more industries and deliver specialised pumping, power generation and compressed air solutions to clients in civil and general construction, oil & gas, government, agriculture and more. Basically, when it comes pumps, power generation and compressed air, there is nothing that we can’t do.

At NPE, we know that it’s our people that have set us apart from the others. Our dedicated team are committed to servicing the needs of our clients through unrivalled expertise and passion for what we do.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountability for the effective maintenance, repair of equipment ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner;
  • Carry out engine diagnosis, diesel & mechanical repairs and servicing;
  • Demonstrated pump experience – both diesel and electrical pumps;
  • Assessment and inspection of returned fleet for damage;
  • Assess and scope repairs and parts;
  • Accurate and timely recording of servicing information;
  • Effective communication on a day to day activities are clearly understood by all;
  • Connection and testing of pumping equipment;
  • Ensuring timely completion for all inspection, testing, safety, delivery and purchasing paperwork is completed in full;
  • Adhoc servicing, installs and repairs in the field as required;
  • Other duties as required by Manager.

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)

  • Trade qualified with 5 years’ post experience in pump/diesel engine and mechanical maintenance repairs;
  • Experience in diesel engine rebuilds;
  • Ability to follow workshop manuals;
  • Experience in assessing and scoping required repairs & parts;
  • Ability to read, interpret and record pressure gauge readings;
  • Use of measuring equipment, i.e. micrometers, feeler gauges, dial test indicators;
  • Experience in aligning pump ends to drive systems;
  • Organisation and multi-tasking skills;
  • Able to work unsupervised and with limited direction;
  • Valid c-class driver’s license required;
  • Experience in the Rental, Mining, Construction or Heavy industries (desirable);
  • Ability to obtain clearance for site access to mining, construction or similar industry sites;
  • Willing to obtain, or has, high risk forklift license (desirable).

Other requirements

Candidates must demonstrate a positive and professional attitude and committed to their role, along with possessing a particular focus on safety, quality and efficiency.

Candidates must live in and have the right to work in Australia to be considered.

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