Trade Assistants

Job Description

We are currently seeking  highly motivated Trade Assistants to join our company. The position involves the installation and commissioning of new transport refrigeration equipment at our ‘State of the Art’ workshop based in Altona or onsite at our customers' facilities.

You must have a can-do attitude and willingness to learn our multi-skilled trade.

How to apply

If you are ready to excel in a fantastic family-owned business; that takes care of its people and you have full working rights in Australia, then we want to hear from you!

If you believe you have the necessary skills and attributes and would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact our Human Resources Manager on (03) 8689 7146 or email your resume to

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow instructions
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Neat workmanship with thorough attention to detail.
  • Possess initiative and have a strong work ethic
  • Take Pride in your work
  • A neat presentation and be punctual
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical
  • Your own tools will be a bonus point but not necessary

As an employee of Southern States you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Clean working environment
  • Competitive salary with overtime available
  • Training and up-skilling
  • Excellent team culture

  • A strong safety culture
  • Social Club
  • Tool allowance
  • PPE and uniform

Current opportunities

We are always keen to hear from talented professionals who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for future vacancies, please fill in the form below.

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