W114379 - Machinist

Jalor Tools Pty Ltd

Undertake your VET Engineering SWL placement as a Saw Technician / Doctor with this Engineering Industry specialist in Knoxfield. Offering their customers a complete and professional approach for the service, supply and manufacturing of customised TCT saws, HSS Cold/brobo saws, Router cutters, Profile Blades, Cutter heads, planning / thicknessing knives, band saws, annular cutters and everything else that cuts, drills or bores. Also an ability to provide customers with one off jobs, such as a new profile or replicating an existing profile. Jalor Tools can manufacture to suit individual needs from sketches, cad drawings or even timber samples. Students will gain valuable experience and industry insights as part of this SWL opportunity. This employer is also always on the look out for their next apprentice!

Skills You Might Learn

Students will gain valuable experience in the industry and be exposed to specialised tasks such as the manufacturing, sharpening and grinding of a range of high-precision parts from a range of metals and carbide. Other skills that students will have the chance to develop include working with others in a manufacturing / engineering related environment, applying principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment and following instructions under supervision and developing organisation and time management strategies.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will observe expert engineers in the use of a range of CNC machines and tools as part of the manufacturing of saws, cutters, knives and drill bits. Dependent on a students skills and initiative, tasks may include material preparation, sharpening and grinding of metal and carbide, machine programming, machine setting, part packaging and dispatch. Other tasks may include the exposure to the design phase, cleaning and applying safe work practices. A real chance to see cutting edge work being done locally!

Student Requirements

Punctuality is important. See Dress Requirements for further information.

Dress Requirements

Steel capped boots are required and long hair must be tied back. Students should wear suitable work attire for the industry and workplace.

Special Transport Requirements

If using public transport: Bus services stop along Ferntree Gully Road, from here it is a 15 minute walk to the workplace.


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Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W114379
Location: Knoxfield - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: A total of one week / 40 hours of SWL placement is being offered per student. Placement options can be negotiated upon discussion with the employer.
Added By: Outer Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network


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