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Who we are looking for

McMahon Services Demolition Division, in partnership with Renewal SA’s Works Program, is looking for motivated and committed people living in Adelaide, who are keen to start a career as a Demolition Technician.

This opportunity has been made possible by the inclusion of an economic development commitment in the Lot Fourteen Stage 3A Demolition contract, seeking to provide work experience and traineeships.

Participants must attend information and selection sessions, commit to a one-week work experience placement and have:

  • A reasonable level of fitness
  • The right to work in Australia
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills
  • A current SA Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle.

Additional eligibility criteria apply.

Women and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

What you can achieve

Participants will perform a one-week work experience placement on a live demolition site.

Up to six successful participants will have the opportunity to complete a Certificate III Demolition (CPC30413) traineeship while employed full-time with McMahon Services Australia.

Trainees will receive on-the-job training while working for a company that embraces diversity and fosters its employees for long-term career progression.

Trainees will also have the opportunity to complete a variety of nationally accredited units such as:

  • (CPCCWHS1001) Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
  • (CPCCDE3014A) Remove nonfriable asbestos
  • (CPCCCM2010B) Work safely at heights
  • (CPCCDE3026A) Excavator Operations
  • (CPCCDE3023A) Skidsteer Operations.

What you need to do

1. Register your interest

Contact Lynda Joslin before Wednesday, 19 August 2020 to confirm your eligibility and register your interest.

Phone: 08 8203 3141

Email: [email protected]

2. Attend information and selection sessions(by invitation only)

The first information and selection session will be held at 10:00am on Monday, 24 August 2020.

Shortlisted participants will also be required to attend a full-day session on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 involving:

  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Online assessments
  • Company inductions.

Placement details

Work experience placements will run for one week in metropolitan Adelaide between Monday, 31 August 2020 and Friday, 11 September 2020 and are covered by the Renewal SA Works Program’s public liability and personal accident insurance cover.

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