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Apprentice Carpenter

Downer Group - Ulverstone, TAS

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin


Job ID: 575844

Job type: Full Time - Permanent

Categories: Trades, Cadetships, Graduates

Vec Civil Engineering Pty Ltd (VEC) is a wholly owned subsidiary within the Downer Group. VEC deliver projects nationally specialising in bridges, rail, civil and water infrastructure and steel fabrication.

At VEC we are committed to zero harm and place a high level of importance on fostering a positive and safe work environment. We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer.
Position summary

VEC is a dynamic single source Tasmanian-based contractor recognised as an industry leader and top tier ASX listed company. We specialise in Bridge design and construction, road and rail work, Civil construction, Water infrastructure, Precast & steel fabrication services.

Applications are now open for our Carpentry Apprenticeships. VEC is currently seeking candidates wishing to commence a four-year competency-based program consisting of practical, job-specific leaning and off-site training with the state’s corresponding TAFE resulting in a Certificate III in Carpentry.

Throughout the program you will be guided by qualified tradespeople and industry professionals, with exposure to heavy industry. VEC’s Apprenticeship Program will provide the skills, guidance and professional development that can lead to an exciting career in the civil industry. This role will be based in Ulverstone TAS but will include the opportunity to work across Australia.


Enthusiastic and strong work ethic

Current driver’s licence

An interactive team player

Keen interest in the civil / heavy industry and motivation to learn

High respect for safety

Flexible to work away from home intrastate & interstate


A supportive and encouraging work environment

Exposure to a vast variety of exciting work including all aspects of complex civil structures

A long-term career opportunity working with an ASX listed company post apprenticeship

A highly experienced team to learn from

Trade certification at the end of the 4-year apprenticeship

With your application, please ensure you attach a copy of your Resume. Please note applications will not be accepted via email , please apply via the link. For more information, please contact Sarah De Zilva - Talent and Sourcing Business Partner
P: 0439 298 594
E: Sarah.DeZilva@downergroup.com

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening

Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply.
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Closing Date: 13 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time