Trade Assistant

Trades Assistant

Goterra is a Canberra based biotech startup company that designs and builds modular infrastructure to process food waste using insects.

We are looking for an energetic and experienced Trades Assistant to join our Technology team and help manufacture our innovative robotic modular waste management infrastructure from our base in Canberra.

If you are looking for a positive and engaged workplace environment with rewarding and meaningful work, this could be the opportunity for you.

The role

The role will be part of a multidisciplinary team that draws upon expertise in software, electronics, manufacturing and biology to design and build robotic infrastructure.

The Trades Assistant will work alongside qualified tradespeople to help manufacture and service robotic machinery as well as provide support to the maintenance and operations of the plant and its machinery.

Skills and experience

Candidates must have:

  • Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)
  • General fabrication skills
  • Practical mechanical problem solving
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Experience welding, cutting and/or grinding metal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A learning mindset and positive attitude
  • A flexible and adaptable nature
  • A high level of initiative and be a strong team player
  • Good attention to detail and pride in their work
  • Current Driver's License and reliable transport


Competitive salary package negotiable depending on skills and experience. This is a full time ongoing position.

Goterra is committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply.

Note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia and have a valid drivers licence to apply for this job.


07/09/2020 $0 ACT 1 Trades & Services
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