About The Role:

Emerald Grain has an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our team at our Melbourne Port Terminal in West Melbourne in a full time Maintenance Fitter position.

Reporting to the Asset & Maintenance Manager, the role is responsible for the mechanical maintenance of Emerald Grain’s new and existing assets and equipment at our Melbourne Port Terminal at West Melbourne. The focus of the role is on safety and will also require the Maintenance Fitter to have excellent problem-solving skills and being able to work closely with the Operations Team.  The work is varied and there will be the opportunity to provide input and feedback on the maintenance plan. Throughout the year the role will also be required to assist with preventative maintenance at Emerald Grain’s country sites located in Northern Victoria and Southern NSW.


You will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking planned and preventative maintenance works with some minor capital works.
  • Inspecting all Mechanical systems and equipment to identify hazards and defects to ensure compliance with Australian Standards.
  • Analysing, diagnosing and repairing faults in critical plant and equipment
  • Working safely in accordance with Emerald Grain’s safety principles
  • Assisting in the development, maintenance and use of safety systems within the maintenance department.
  • Registering work orders on the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Trade qualification in Mechanical Fitting or Fitting and Machining
  • Extensive experience in working in an industrial or manufacturing environment with heavy machinery
  • Previous experience with a Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Knowledge and experience in the repair and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Strong focus on Safety and OH&S requirements
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • The ability to self-manage and complete allocated work in a safe and efficient manner and to a high standard
  • A current drivers’ license
  • The ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team
  • An ability to work at heights and within confined spaces
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired skills, experience and qualifications but not essential:

  • Experience and understanding of the Grain Industry
  • Experience with conveying and ship loading systems
  • “S”class electrical licence

What we offer you:

At Emerald Grain, our people are the heart of everything we do. We offer rewarding careers, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible work practices. The right candidate will be offered competitive rates and benefits, free onsite parking and the opportunity to join a stable and loyal team.

We will provide the successful candidate with a uniform, all required PPE, and opportunities for ongoing training and certifications required to perform your job effectively and safely.  Other benefits include a mobile phone and iPad and tools.

About Emerald Grain:

Emerald Grain is a leading integrated grain trading, marketing, storage and handling company committed to Australian grain growers and their communities.

It is one of the major grain storage and handling operators in South Eastern Australia with over 1.5 million tonnes of storage assets throughout New South Wales and Victoria. Emerald’s grain terminal at the Port of Melbourne ships to more than 35 countries worldwide,’

To apply for the position:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join the Emerald Grain team, please forward us your current Resume and Cover Letter to careers@emeraldgrain.com

Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen or have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.