Boilermaker/Welder/Fabricator – Indigenous Identified Role

Kingsford, SA, 5118

Full Time – Permanent

About us:

Ahrens is a fifth-generation South Australian family-owned business. Ahrens currently employs almost 1000 people nationally, and this number continues to increase as we experience further significant growth through-out all of our divisions. We are proud to say each of our divisions are leaders of their industry. Our leading divisions consist of construction, engineering, rural infrastructure, water storage, electrical and mining services.


About the role:

At Ahrens we recognise the strength of diversity, for that reason we are offering a number of exciting opportunities for Indigenous Australians to join our family business. Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people is crucial part of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for Welders/Boilermakers/Fabricators to join our team. Positions will be located at our Kingsford and Shea-Oak Log Locations. These opportunities will suit all levels, whether you are a recent school-leaver or an experienced Boilermaker/Welder/Fabricator.


Skills and Experience;

  • Read job instructions and specifications;
  • Review drawings and specifications to determine job requirements;
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal using gas shielded metal arc;
  • Examine work for defects, and measure with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications;
  • Set up and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment, grinders;
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment and/or defective materials or products;
  • Preparing of items using power or hand tools ready for assembly;
  • Assemble job items using hand tools and measuring equipment and tack weld together;
  • Measure and examine completed work to verify conformance to specifications before welding.


About you:

  • Relevant Trade qualification;
  • Flexible and cooperative team attitude;
  • Driver’s Licence;
  • Flexible approach and cooperative team attitude;
  • A dedicated approach to safety and quality.

This position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.


How to apply:


To apply, click the “Apply Now” to submit your updated resume and cover letter, further enquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Team via email at recruitment@ahrens.com.au.

Ahrens Group is an Equal Opportunity employer who recognises the value in a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to promote an inclusive workplace and encourage applications from woman and Indigenous people.