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Apprentice Boilermaker

Job ID: R0102577 Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Sydney, Australia

About Thales

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture

The Opportunity

This role will give you both formal studies (TAFE) and practical experience in the Boilermaker trade, working within the ship repair & maintenance business of Thales Australia, you will be trained in and assist with a range of Boilermaking activities in a diverse technical environment within the maritime field. Your work experience will be gained primarily through on-the-job training working alongside senior engineers, as well as formal training where applicable.

The Apprenticeship includes a rotation program between various areas of the Above Water Services business as well as release to RTO (TAFE). This is an amazing opportunity for a motivated school leaver or someone with a couple of years industry experience that is looking for a Boilermaker trade opportunity, you will be a proven self-starter that is eager to learn both in the classroom and on the job.

About You

  • Proactive attitude and keen to become familiar with workshop equipment, machinery and its safe operation
  • Willing to undertake multi-skilled activities in all aspects of ship repair and maintenance work
  • Ability to read/understand technical drawings and operate with an attention to detail
  • Willing and able to work within confined spaces, supported by all relevant training
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • A strong commitment towards maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment
  • Committed to complying with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Other related duties as assigned, which may include off-site work or projects outside the Sydney metropolitan area
  • A current NSW White Card (General Construction) is preferred

Good to Know

Application Closing Date is 8 September 2020

You’ll receive an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.  To learn more about clearances please visit – http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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