Careers

At Callcott & Downey, we are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. We often recruit for a variety of positions and are always interested in talking to candidates who know our business. We offer long term career positions and plenty of opportunity for personal development. Established for over 90 years, we have a steady supply of work and are only looking for long term candidates. If you take pride in your work and feel you have what it takes to be the newest member of the “A-Team” then please apply via the web form below.

Alternatively, please email your resume/covering letter to crm@callcott-downey.com.au

Desired candidates:

Mechanical Fitter - Hydraulics

The position will require a fit and healthy individual to dismantle, measure and record information and report, crack check (NDT), assemble with cleanliness and care, and final test after assembly. A minimum of 3 years experience assembling and dismantling hydraulic cylinders is required.

Because we are a small team, all staff are required to work in a clean and tidy manner with respect for fellow workers.

Some overtime will be available from time to time and all staff are expected to be available as our customer’s needs demand.
Afternoon shift positions, starting at 4.00pm, may also be available after a qualifying period.

Machinist 1st Class

Machinists must be capable of using Manual Lathes, CNC Lathes, Horizontal Borers, Cylindrical Grinders, Cylindrical Hones and Milling Machines.

We would be particularly interested in individuals who have had experience in heavy component rebuilding.
Hydraulic cylinder rebuilding experience would be highly regarded but is not essential.

– Good working environment
– Full time employment with overtime
– 40-60 hour weeks
– Perth location

Hardchrome Electroplater

You will need to demonstrate a high level of understanding of the hardchrome plating process. You will be required to operate a chemical stripping tank and 5 Hardchrome tanks, to produce the desired product our customers demand.
Internal chroming experience will be an advantage as will your ability to monitor bath chemistry and maintain thorough cleanliness in this department.

Your skills will need to include all aspects of Hardchrome Plating from preparation to completion and ideally you will have been working in a similar operation for a minimum of 3 years. Internal plating experience will be an advantage as will your ability to monitor bath chemistry, maintain plating process plant and equipment and maintain thorough cleanliness in this department.

All staff are expected to work overtime, as requested and to meet our customers’ demands.
After a qualifying period, there may be the option to work in an afternoon shift.

Cylindrical Grinder

We are looking for a machinist who is trade qualified and has been exposed to Cylindrical Grinding and Cylinder Honing. You may have worked in a hydraulic repair shop or as an engine re-conditioner.

A forklift licence and the ability to use overhead cranes would be an advantage.

If you have had a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, we would love to hear from you.

– Good working environment
– Full time employment with overtime
– 40-60 hour weeks

Welder

The candidate should have experience using mig, tig and flux core to repair mining equipment components and ideally will be qualified to AS1554.

You will work with a small team of dedicated people in an air conditioned workshop.

– Good working environment
– 40-60 hour weeks
– Full time employment with overtime
– Perth location

Trades Assistant

Applicants will need to be willing to clean metal shavings from around heavy machinery, use a motorised floor scrubber and assist in rigging up heavy objects for painting. You will also be required to load and unload delivery trucks. Must have experience in using 3 ton gantry crane and basic rigging using slings and chains.

All applicants must have a current forklift licence and a current drivers licence. Having a 6 ton truck licence would be an advantage, as would previous experience in industrial painting.

We are only interested in applicants looking for long term employment. This position will start off casual, and after a qualifying period, may become permanent/full-time. Applicants need to be available for overtime as directed.

– Good working environment
– 40-60 hour weeks

Apprentice

You would need to commit to our company for a minimum of 4 years and be available for overtime as and when required.

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate a high level of mechanical aptitude, who has been studying a pre-apprenticeship course (Cert 3 Engineering) at TAFE or possibly a candidate who has already completed some of their apprenticeship with another company.

Mature applicants are welcome to apply.

To apply, you must meet the above criteria or be able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years working in a similar field.

– Good working environment
– 40-60 hour weeks

*Please note that certain positions may not be open at this time. However, we are always interested in talking with credible candidates, so please feel free to submit an application or give us a call. 

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