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Crane Technician

FIFO 2 week on / off roster

MAX is a leading heavy lifting, transport and equipment hire services company operating throughout South Australia. We have one of the largest fleets of mobile cranes operating in South Australia and we proudly boast a team of highly skilled trained operators, in-house crane specialists, technicians and mechanics. We are driven by our values and we pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our customers.

The Role
Based at our Moomba depot (SA), you will be responsible for the service & repair of Mobile Cranes, EWP’s, Trucks, and support vehicles in our workshops and on customer sites. Work may include travel to our Adelaide, Pt Augusta, Pt Pirie and Moomba depots and work sites where required.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Diagnostics, repair & service equipment including Mobile Cranes, Heavy Haulage, EWP’s & Light Vehicles
  • Complete all field and workshop service work in a safe and cost-effective manner
  • Effectively liaise and interact with both our internal and external customers
  • Ability to work independently in a remote environment
  • Work within ours and our customers safety and risk guidelines and specified time frames

Key selection criteria for this position are

  • Mechanical trade certificate essential
  • Experience in Heavy Vehicle industry
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to interpret schematics (electrical, hydraulic & pneumatic)
  • Current drivers licence, (HR drivers licence would be an advantage)
  • Good written & oral communication skills
  • Desire to learn & up-skill
  • Experience on mobile cranes would be seen as an advantage but not essential

To the successful candidate we will offer

  • Excellent remuneration to be negotiated depending on skills & experience
  • FIFO even time roster arrangement 2 weeks on / off
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment
  • Variety of work
  • Training & development
  • Opportunities for off-site and field service work

This role represents a unique opportunity for a technically minded, talented individual to join a supportive & progressive company.

Please submit your resume to recruitment@maxcranes.com.au or use the form provided.

MAX is an equal opportunity employer.

Traineeship Rigger/Crane Operator Port Pirie

Traineeship Intake
Just left School, can’t find full time employment?
Want to work for the biggest & best crane company in SA?

MAX is a leading heavy lifting, transport and equipment hire services company operating throughout South Australia and across the country, with the can-do capability for the safe, reliable and timely service to our customers across a broad range of industry. We have one of the largest fleets of mobile cranes operating in South Australia and we proudly boast a team of highly skilled trained operators, in-house crane specialists, technicians and mechanics. We are driven by our values and we pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our customers.

We are currently looking for highly motivated young people to employ for traineeships for the 2021 Rigger/Crane Operator intake.
This position is a 4-year traineeship, located at the Port Pirie Depot, where you will be given the training to become an Advanced Rigger and Mobile Crane Operator.

Are you over the age of 17 and sounds like something you could be interested in?

Please submit your resume to recruitment@maxcranes.com.au or use the form provided.

MAX is an equal opportunity employer.

Accounts Payable Officer

MAX is a leading heavy lifting, transport and equipment hire services company operating throughout South Australia and across the country, with the can-do capability for the safe, reliable and timely service to our customers across a broad range of industry.

We have one of the largest fleets of mobile cranes operating in South Australia, and we proudly boast a team of highly skilled trained operators, in-house crane specialists, technicians and mechanics. Our values drive us, and we pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our customers.

We are looking for a skilled Accounts Payable Officer to become a part of our Finance Team. You will be responsible for the full end to end AP function and perform reception duties for our Adelaide depot.

The candidate will be able to draw upon assistance from the wider team. You will enjoy working at pace and ensuring accuracy and adherence to policy.

Your key responsibilities will be:

Processing of accounts payable for all MAX Depots

  • Performing day to day financial transactions including verifying, coding, posting and recording accounts payable data
  • Preparing accounts for payment
  • End of month Bank Reconciliations
  • Assisting with Plant Registrations
  • Fuel Reconciliations
  • Credit Card Reconciliations
  • Providing support to the finance team as required
  • End of month Reconciliations for accounts payable.
  • Administrative duties such as answering phone, assisting other employees in the office.
  • Document control of all Employment Contracts, Position descriptions.
  • Assisting Department Managers to coordinate employee relevant training programs.
  • Lead the coordination of management meetings, data rationalization and support the Directors presentation of information and objectives.
  • Manage leave requests and schedule appropriate coverage with department heads.
  • Schedule & Manage Vehicle Registration renewals.
  • General Administration and reception duties.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management.

About you:

Proven experience as an accounts payable clerk with at least 2-3 Years in a similar role

  • Sound understanding of MYOB software
  • Sound understanding of accounts payable bookkeeping principles
  • Be able to manage large volumes of paperwork
  • Demonstrate accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • The ability to be a team player and work within a close-knit team
  • Be customer and solutions orientated

Please submit your resume to recruitment@maxcranes.com.au or use the form provided.

MAX is an equal opportunity employer.

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MAX CRANES & MAX HEAVY LIFT

… are always on the lookout for ‘STANDOUT’ like-minded people to join our great business.

We are a company that truly cares and, are committed to the people that truly care and are committed to us!

We are a regionally based, country family business with 5 locations in the beautiful ‘Upper Spencer Gulf’ region of South Australia. With 1 business operating in the big smoke of Adelaide and our oil & gas operation in the Cooper Basin oil & gas fields – with Moomba being our only FIFO gig.

Our locations offer some of the most affordable lifestyle choices with a low cost of living, great fishing & crabbing, camping and recreation in the nearby Flinders Ranges, every sort of sport known to man with great schools, no traffic issues and a fantastic climate if you like it warm.

In almost all cases, our best people live where we work and our company values are;

  • TEAMWORK
  • ATTITUDE
  • SAFETY
  • RESPECT
  • INTEGRITY

Roles & Career opportunities are:

  • Crane Crew 15 – 1200 tonne
  • Operators, Dogman & Riggers
  • Heavy Lift & Renewables
  • Transport – HR – Road Train & Heavy Haulage
  • Supervision & Management
  • Safety & Compliance
  • Mechanical Support, Diesel, Electrical & Hydraulic

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

1. Not Negotiable – People that respect and practice our Company Values
2. Skilled & committed people willing to consider relocating for a great job & lifestyle
3. Committed people either in the area or willing to relocate and be up skilled, trained and are keen to grab a great opportunity

WHAT WE WILL GIVE IN RETURN

1. Full time employment
2. A safe, enjoyable and very well rewarded career
3. Relocation Assistance
4. A very affordable lifestyle which includes great communities, fishing, crabbing, camping and recreation
5. An opportunity to grow yourself and your family AND BE PART OF A GREAT COMPANY

WHAT WE AREN’T LOOKING FOR

Superstars or people with all the tickets & expectations, with little or no experience or exposure to general crane hire & serious heavy lift. We would rather train and up-skill good hard working and committed people. So if you are only in our Industry for money and nothing else, save your energy.

E.g. – If you have a CO with RA, have worked briefly on a wind farm project, walked past or sat in the seat of an LG 1750 for 10 minutes and claim to be an experienced operator save yourself the time and don’t apply.

If you have a CN, C6 etc and / or a riggers ticket have worked on a wind farm walked past or sat in the seat of an LG1750, would like to further yourself, be willing to relocate, be up skilled and trained according to your capabilities, be part of a great business with great Values and one day drive or crew on an LG or a pick & carry machine, a 350 tonne crawler or the biggest mobile crane in Australia (our LTM 11200) then by all means contact us.

HOW TO APPLY

Go to our website maxcranes.com.au and weave your magic through our employment page.

  • We will need a cover letter (not generic)
  • We will need your resume and qualifications with references (not your mates)
  • I would like to know how old you are and your real reasons for applying. More than happy to employ older people – as I am one of them – but you must be willing to pass on your knowledge and experience to our ever increasing pool of young and mature aged trainees.

If you want to ask a couple of questions before applying call me, Mark K on 0400 546 654

PS. Looking forward to meeting you and employing you for a long time, if you can meet our simple criteria and enjoy working for us.