First listed on: 13 November 2020

Mechanical Fitter

  • Starting from $76,088, with 20% Annualised salary (after probation completion), plus 15% superannuation
  • Free gym membership and parking
  • Ongoing, full-time
  • Work an 9 day fortnight

The opportunity

We are seeking a capable and engaging candidate with an interest in the water industry to join our team as a Mechanical Fitter. This role is responsible for undertaking maintenance and installation of mechanical equipment operated by Icon Water in the ACT and surrounding region. You will be participating in the on-call roster, as well as the 9-day fortnight schedule.

What will my day look like?

  • Undertaking reactive and scheduled preventative maintenance tasks
  • Completing documentation and reporting requirements
  • Assist in the preparation of preventive and breakdown maintenance work orders, recording of maintenance history, development of maintenance programs and scheduling of maintenance activities for mechanical systems
  • Assist in identifying workplace hazards, conducting risk assessments and performing work in accordance with implemented safe work practices and procedures

About Icon Water

Icon Water is responsible for owning and operating Canberra’s network of water and wastewater infrastructure and assets to ensure we deliver safe drinking water. We are a Healthier Work recognised business with the ACT Government and are leading the way as a workplace with a strong and comprehensive commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

As well as the salary, Icon offers fully subsidised gym membership, professional development programs, staff rewards and recognition and other additional benefits.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Recognised Tradesman’s Certificate in Mechanical Fitting/Turning
  • Demonstrated ability to perform maintenance duties on pumps, valves, gearboxes and other process industry equipment
  • Experience working under and in accordance with a comprehensive safety system
  • Experience in machining and welding techniques
  • Relevant trade certifications

How to apply!

Please log onto our recruitment portal and submit your resume and cover letter referring to the position’s skills and experience required.

For questions on the position, please contact Rodney Harding on 0417 623 563.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Laura Manca on 02 6248 3548 or

Closing date: 27 November 2020.

Icon Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.
Icon Water offers our employees attractive benefits including:
Pay progression scheme Generous superannuation Salary sacrifice
Flexible working arrangements Income protection Free gym membership

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