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Mechanical Shift Tradesperson

Mechanical Shift Tradesperson

Full time

Location: Jubilee Sawmill, Mt Gambier, SA, AUS

Starting hourly rates of $38.15 per hour. 15% shift loading is additional on afternoon shift, 30% shift loading is additional on night shift.

The OneFortyOne Jubilee Sawmill is one of the largest and most modern sawmills in South Australia, employing local people, and supporting our community. We believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience, and are interested in highly motivated people with transferable skills and experience gained from any industry.

We’re looking for qualified tradespeople to join the team as a Mechanical Shift Tradesperson.

Trade qualified fitter and turners are preferred; however, mechanics and boilermakers with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, your main responsibility will be to safely and efficiently carry out repair and PM work across the Jubilee Sawmill Site.

You will have:

  • Experience in maintenance fitting & machining work or relevant trade experience
  • Ability to prioritise & act with a sense of urgency to achieve plant uptime targets
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willingness to continually learn

Working an 8-hour rotating 3 shift (Monday to Friday) roster. Weekend work and shift coverage may be required.

The Mechanical Shift Tradesperson should also be open to mentoring our apprentices, and must have a professional, positive, can-do attitude. Skills are important; however, the right attitude is essential.

Our people are the cornerstone to our success. We’re passionate about being a great place to work, we encourage good work life balance, and have industry leading training and employee development programs.

To apply, email your resume and a cover letter indicating that you’re applying for the Mechanical Shift Tradesperson position to

For more information about the role, contact Maintenance Manager Kyle Summers via or 0498 814 944.

OneFortyOne acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, water, and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people today.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, Māori communities have a strong spiritual connection between people and the land – the wellbeing of one sustains the wellbeing of the other. We strive to build meaningful relationships with iwi as tangata whenua (people of the land/region), to be responsible intergenerational kaitiaki (stewards/guardians) of the land where our forests grow.