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Vineyard Maintenance Fitter


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Burge Barossa, Tanunda

  • Join an iconic SA family business & thrive in a supportive team environment
  • Full-time position based in the heart of SA’s celebrated Barossa Valley
  • Competitive salary + super + growth opportunities

Want to work amongst the picturesque landscape of the Barossa wine region? Burge Barossa now has an opportunity available for an experienced and qualified Vineyard Maintenance Fitter to join their team!

About the Opportunity

Working alongside the Vineyard Manager, as Burge Barossa’s Vineyard Maintenance Fitter you will be responsible for the mechanical maintenance of plant equipment and vineyard machinery.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking repair, design, modifications, assembly and overhauling of Burge Barossa’s vineyard and agricultural equipment and machinery
  • Undertaking metal machining (basic lathe work)
  • Perform workshop supervisory role when required

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in repair, design, modifications, assembly and overhauling of vineyard and agricultural equipment and machinery. To effectively identify and troubleshoot faults, you will be a strong-problem solver with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

In addition to the above, to be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • Competent with ARC, MIG and TIG welding
  • Knowledge of small engines
  • The understanding and ability to perform manual handling tasks
  • Be prepared to work overtime and on a rostered call out basis when required
  • Great numeracy, literacy, and computer skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and contribute to business objectives
  • Forklift Licence
  • Competent understanding of WH&S procedures
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination status

It is also highly desired if you have:

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • MR Truck Licence
  • Experience with auto air conditioning

About our Client

With roots in the Barossa for more than 160 years, Burge Barossa Group is directed by 5th generation Grant & Helen Burge, who have curated a large business with a portfolio of locations encompassing wine and tourism services. It is their passion, knowledge, and experience that is now being passed down through the generations of their family and loyal team members. Burge Barossa pride themselves on respecting the past and building the future.

Their historic facilities are backed by a team of experts. From vineyard hands to winemakers and cellar hands, bottling line supervisors, packaging experts and more. Together with their broad range of facilities and equipment, Burge Barossa successfully manage the A-Z of wine production-based services including grape harvesting, vineyard management, grape and wine analysis, grape crushing, wine fermentation, wine maturation, winemaking, blending and filtration, bottling, finished goods warehousing and storage, product distribution, bespoke wine packaging, wine label re-works, pick and pack, bottle waxing, transport, and logistics. Their team is passionate about personalised service to suit the needs of Burge Barossa’s clients.

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Apply Now!

If you have any queries please email humans@humanologyrecruit.com.au in the first instance, or call 1300 2 HUMAN (1300 248 626).

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Please Note:  Our recruitment process will keep you regularly informed of the progress of your application.  Please ensure that you check your email for updates (including your junk mail folder).  Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed. 

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Job details
Date posted
11 Jul 2022
Agriculture, Animal & Fishing
Fitting, Machining & CNC
$70k ~ $80k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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