School-Based Apprenticeship Metal Machinist/Fitting & Turning

Job ID: 17322 Lightning Protection International

Lightning Protection International Pty Ltd (LPI) is a fully Tasmanian owned manufacturing company based in Southern Tasmania, specialising in the manufacture of lightning and surge protection equipment. We service a broad range of customers internationally.

We serve a variety of industries, including the infrastructure, utilities, construction and resource sectors. We design and manufacture award-winning products, with our R&D team continually developing cutting edge and cost-effective products.

We have an exciting opportunity for a School-Based Fitting and Turning Apprentice to join our team.
The apprenticeship will develop you in a variety of skills ultimately working towards your Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade.
This role would be ideally suited to someone with demonstrated passion in metal fabrication and a keen interest in manufacturing. Ideally we are looking for an individual who is competent in mathematics, has solid literacy, and has a strong understanding of information technology.

You'll be exposed to a wide variety of skills in this role including:

  • CNC Programming, set-up and Machining
  • Robotics, automation, computer components and control systems
  • Interpreting plans and technical drawings, and setting up jobs
  • General steel fabrication and manufacture using hand and power tools

LPI are a safety-focussed and team based organisation so the successful candidate will need to ensure they maintain a safe, clean and professional workspace. Demonstrated history in a team-based environment will be highly regarded. Candidates who have also completed a pre-vocational course in Engineering are also encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this role, please attach your up-to-date resume with a detailed cover letter explaining why you're the best person for this job. 

LPI are an equal opportunity employer. Please note, due to the anticipated response for this role only successful candidates will be contacted.

This is a School Based Traineeship. To be considered, you must be currently enrolled in Year 10, 11 or 12 for 2021/2022.

To be eligible for an apprenticeship or traineeship you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have full working rights. 

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