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Fitter & Turner

Plant/Site:  Caroona Feedlot
Req Id:  11883
Date Posted:  29-Jul-2022

JBS Australia’s Northern Division operates five strategically-placed processing facilities as well as five feedlots across Queensland and New South Wales, with access to an extensive network of quality cattle.  Our network provides the ability to meet the specific demands of various market segments with an extensive range of grain-fed and pasture-fed products.


About the role:

JBS Australia’s Caroona Feedlot is a 24,000 head capacity feedlot situated on the Liverpool plains, 35km west of Quirindi, North West NSW.

A full-time opportunity for an experienced Fitter & Turner is available.  The responsibilities will include working with and supporting the team with design, repairs, maintenance and  ongoing support on our feedlot.  The hourly rate is $29.50.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Repair of metal or steel structures/pipes/boilers makers on site
  • Welding, cutting, cleaning, shaping smoothing metal section for machinery
  • Examining mechanical design of structures including specifications and blueprints
  • Utilising tools and machinery for metal fabrication
  • Attending safety meetings as required and follow highest standards of safety protocols
  • Communicating with teams and supervisors in a collaboratives manner to achieve site objectives.


About you:

  • Previous experience in a similar role for a large organisation is paramount as is evidence of a Fitter & Turner Trade Qualification
  • Effective and efficient fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and goals
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work as part of the team and individually


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted meat products
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private.