Maintenance Fitter (Boilermaker) - Vertical Farming

About us: 

The Costa Mushroom team is passionate about growing the best quality mushrooms. Our carefully managed crops are tendered by our highly skilled team of committed growers. With full ownership of our farm, we retain control of the entire growing and distribution process and can confidently deliver the freshest, highest standard of mushrooms.

About the role: 

An exciting opportunity for a qualified Mechanical Fitter to work on dayshift as part of a supportive team at our Mushroom growing facility in Mernda. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor, key responsibilities include a proactive approach to programmed maintenance, daily repairs to plant and machinery and key involvement in identifying process improvement.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting routine inspections of site assets
  • Perform maintenance, including tests, measurements, adjustments, parts replacement, lubricating, and cleaning of plant and equipment.
  • Conduct condition-based maintenance and fault reporting.
  • Assist with the disposal of obsolete machinery, plant, and equipment.
  • Instal new machinery, plant, and equipment.
  • Conduct breakdown maintenance in accordance with Costa’s reactive maintenance strategy.
  • Fault find using technical manuals, diagrams and/or machine knowledge.
  • Diagnose maintenance requirements and monitor performance.
  • Provide engineering solutions for continuous improvements.
  • Liaise with Contractors.
  • Assist with the coordination of onsite contracting work, including equipment.
  • Support and comply with the Costa Group Work Health and Safety Policy, including the maintenance of a safe and healthy workplace for the protection of all employees.

About you:

  • Must have a Completed apprenticeship in a metal trade to qualify as a Level C9/C10 Tradesperson including Fitter and Machinist or Fitter and Turner.
  • Qualification and experience in boilermaking/welding trade highly beneficial.
  • EWP and Scissor Lift Licences beneficial.
  • Restricted Electrical Licence beneficial.
  • Driver’s Licence preferred.
  • Forklift licence beneficial.

For further information about this role, please contact: 

Benjamin Cree, HR Advisor Victoria, Vertical Farming

M: 0497 736 569  E:

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Full time

Job no: 2024-2529

Location: Melbourne - Mernda

Category: Mushroom

Closing Date: Thursday, 1 August 2024