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Apprenticeship - Boilermaker

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

Macmahon. Be more.


Macmahon’s extensive fleet is supported by world class maintenance facilities. These facilities need world class tradespeople to complete maintenance and plant management support services for the Macmahon fleet. Macmahon currently offers a number of exciting opportunities for entry-level and mature-age apprentices to join the Macmahon team. This exclusive invitation offers extraordinary individuals a fantastic opportunity to commence a career in mining, to BE MORE and become a member of our world class team of tradespeople.


Macmahon encourages diversity and are seeking motivated candidates who are looking for long-term careers in the following trade:

•    Boilermaker


This position will initially be offered on a 5 days on / 2 days off roster in our Lonsdale, South Australia facility.
In later years you may be required to work on our projects on various fly-in fly-out (FIFO) rosters to gain more experience in different commodities, projects and equipment.

Eligibility criteria

•    Successful completion of pre-apprenticeship training or relevant work experience in the chosen trade.
•    Successful completion of grade 12.
•    Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
•    Proven commitment to safety.
•    Physical fitness for the demands of the role.


Applications must include the following:

•    A cover letter detailing why your are applying for this apprenticeship.
•    An up-to-date resume.
•    A copy of your most recent academic report.
•    Copies of your educational and trade qualifications.
•    Please note these documents MUST be uploaded together as one PDF or word document in order to be accepted.


To be successful in this position you will enjoy:

•    Gaining a trade qualification and a career with Macmahon.
•    Industry-leading workshop facilities.
•    Accredited training provided by high-quality registered training organisations.
•    A range of employee benefits including employee rewards, salary sacrificing options, lifestyle and fitness benefits.


Should you be successful in being offered a role with Macmahon, you will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol screening along with obtaining a National Police Clearance. If you are interested in kick starting an exciting career with Macmahon then APPLY NOW. Shortlisting will commence immediately.


Successful candidates will need to be able to attend an information & assessment day in December.


The successful candidates will commence their exciting new journey with Macmahon in January 2021.


Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.