Coal terminal offers trade opportunities
Each year, DBCT hosts six new workers as part of the apprenticeship program, which runs over four years.
Applications for the 2021 intake close on July 5.
Chief executive officer Steve Rae said he was hoping for a diverse applicant pool and encouraged people to apply if they wanted a career in the electrical or mechanical fitter trades.
“In recent years we’ve fortunately been successful with female candidates, and our last intake included a mature-age apprentice,” he said.
“I am hoping this year we get a range of diverse applicants. I would encourage Indigenous people interested in becoming an electrician or a mechanical fitter to apply.”
Mr Rae said he didn’t want applicants to be discouraged if they didn’t tick all the boxes from the ‘ideal candidate’ list in the ad.
“Behaviours and attitudes are important. We want people who will work safely, want to learn and can work in a team environment as a priority,” he said.
“Things like previous work experience and some school subjects are nice to haves, but not essential.”
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