Trades Assistant – Perth / Full Time

Opportunity for trades assistant to join the team in a full-time position. The position will focus on fabrication workshop assistance due to ongoing high workloads in this area.

About National Pump & Energy

National Pump & Energy are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and compressed air equipment and services. As an industry leader, our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability and attentiveness. We provide the benefits you expect from a national company, but what makes us different?

Challenging Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer diverse and challenging work.

Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team.

Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!

Due to our continued growth at our Welshpool branch, we have an exciting opportunity for somebody to join the team in a full-time position. The position will focus on fabrication workshop assistance due to ongoing high workloads in this area.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist trades with the effective maintenance & repair of plant and equipment
  • Ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner
  • Perform assembly and dismantling operations
  • Transport tools, materials and work pieces to and from work sites
  • Ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner
  • Ensure timely completion for all inspection, testing, safety, delivery and purchasing paperwork is completed in full
  • Inspections and assessments of returned fleet for damage and escalating to tradesperson where required
  • Ensuring assessments include a scope of repairs and parts
  • Escalating to a qualified tradesperson for more difficult breakdowns
  • Accurate recording of servicing information and other documentation relevant to the role
  • Timely connection and testing of pumping equipment
  • Provide support to tradesperson/s for ad-hoc servicing, installs and repairs in the field as required
  • Assist as directed by tradesperson, Supervisor or Branch Manager
  • Deliver excellent customer service and champion the NPE brand
  • Manage OH&S and environmental hazards in the workplace and off site
  • Spray-painting of equipment
  • Clean and prepare work surfaces
  • Conduct general workshop/yard cleanliness, tidiness and litter management

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Driver’s License (Minimum provisional)
  • High risk Forklift License (LF)
  • Current and valid ‘MR’ license or willing to obtain
  • Excellent time management and an ability to juggle multiple competing priorities
  • Well development communication skills
  • Ability to work well with other team members and champion the NPE brand
  • Ability to work with flexibility and initiative with limited direction or supervision



  • Previous experience in a workshop environment
  • Experience in rental/hire or similar industry
  • Experience in the Rental, Mining, Construction or Heavy industries
  • High Risk, working at heights and first aid would be beneficial


Further information

If you are ready to join a champion team with supportive Management, submit your application and tell us how you will be the perfect fit for team NPE.

Applications close September 24th, 2021. Short-listing will commence immediately so get in quick to avoid disappointment. Candidates must live in and have the right to work in Australia to be considered for the role. No agencies please. For further information on the role, please contact Ayla Montero – HR Coordinator on 0488 414 544.

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Please apply via SEEK with your Resume/CV and cover letter, (applications close - 24/09/2021 No agencies please)

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