Maintenance Fitter

Applications are invited for the position of Maintenance Fitter to join the MSF Sugar team. This is a full time, fixed term position, located in our South Johnstone Farming Region which is 25kms south of Innisfail.

This position reports through to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for maintaining and repairing a range of farming equipment and control systems, completing equipment checks, inspections and adjustments in a safe and efficient manner.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking repairs and maintenance requirements on farm equipment including tractors / harvesters.
  • Performing equipment servicing as required
  • Work under Workplace Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Attending and rectifying any equipment breakdowns.
  • Maintain mechanical equipment to ensure downtime is minimised as far as practical.
  • Ensure all required equipment checks are undertaken.

Skills & Experience -

  • Background trade of Diesel Fitter or Fitter and Turner, or Boilermaker.
  • Harvesting / Tractor operation experience (would be an advantage)
  • Forklift Licence (preferred)

MSF Sugar offers a supportive and positive team environment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a major player in Australian agribusiness.


Applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, and some positions may also require a medical assessment.

Further information can be found on our website or by contacting:

Rob Brooks Operations Manager

Applications close on Wednesday 24 June 2020.

16/06/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Trades & Services
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