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Mechanical Shift Tradesperson

Mechanical Shift Tradesperson

Full time

Location: Jubilee Sawmill, Mt Gambier, SA, AUS

Hourly rates range $36.68 per hour – $41.11 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 a qualified tradesperson to join the team as a Mechanical Shift Tradesperson.

Motor mechanics, boiler makers, fitters and other relevant tradespeople are encouraged to apply with adult fitter apprenticeships available for the right candidate.

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

Flexibility to work rotating shifts. Positions available in our 9-day fortnight rotating day/afternoon shift and our 8-hour rotating 3 shift (Monday to Friday) schedules. 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:

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 Andrew Hoath via or 0418 854 269.

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.