Employment Opportunity

Trade Assistants, Hobart & Launceston

Home Efficiency Group is seeking an additional trade assistant in Hobart to assist with market growth in Southern Tasmania, particularly the installation of ducting and insulation in the Greater Hobart region. We also require a trade assistant in northern Tasmania to assist existing teams on jobs in order to cope with the winter rush.


Job Name: Trade Assistant (TA) - Thermal Efficiency Upgrades

Hobart (1 position - medium-term contract until end of August 2017, with possibility of extension)

Launceston (1 position - medium-term contract until end of August 2017, with possibility of extension)

Job Format: High quality casual trades assistant, working 8am to 4.00pm nominally, Start ASAP. Hobart position can be temporary full-time if that suits the candidate.

Suitable for: trade assistants, carpenters, construction assistants, handymen

Reporting to: Installation Team Leaders

Locations: Cambridge / Moonah (southern Tas) or Invermay (northern Tas), with majority of work day spent onsite at customer residences. Some travel throughout the state may be required from time to time.

Remuneration Package: $24.12 per hour, plus superannuation.

Position Description: The trade assistant position is a hands-on position, and involves technical installations of HEG products and working within a 2 or 3 person team. You will have responsibility for implementing the HEG thermal efficiency products and services to a high level of quality within residential dwellings under the supervision of experienced team leaders. Some travel may be required, including overnight stays from time to time. 

Classroom and on-the-job training is provided, and ongoing support is available by our experienced, long-term, internal team members. Installations are subject to quality inspections and feedback sessions to ensure adherence to standards and continuous improvement. HEG is a dynamic, young company (6.5 years) in a fast growth phase, and we consider our installation teams to be professional service technicians. Dropsheets and vacuum cleaners form part of our essential toolkits, and we encourage a relaxed, friendly and flexible work environment. Work outside 8am-4.30pm is sometimes required depending on customer requirements, or if travel is required.

Mandatory requirements:

  1. Manual Drivers License, C-class. Fully valid and operational for immediate use.
  2. Be able to ensure a professionally-executed, customer-focused outcome in conjunction with the team leader and team mates.
  3. Available for short term commencement.
  4. Experience in the construction industry (formal qualifications, apprenticeship, or equivalent trade experience).
  5. Fit, flexible and able... Position involves ladder, ceiling cavity and some roof work.
  6. Expertise with standard power tools.
  7. A friendly disposition and a great attitude towards life and work.

Thermal Efficiency Products

HEG products include Ducted Air Circulation Systems (with a variety of optional modules and varying configurations), ceiling insulation, underfloor insulation, roof work (install of roof cowls or roof ventilators, or lifting of sheets for access to a roof void), sub-floor vent installation and heat pump servicing. Also, assistance with solar energy installations and heat pump installs will be required from time to time.

  • If this position sounds enticing, then please email Adam Hirst, Director, at info@heg.com.au with the following:
* Email Subject: Trade Assistant Hobart May 2017 or Trade Assistant Launceston May 2017
* CV, including referees (we don't contact unless we have your direct permission)
* An introductory email addressing the mandatory requirements (outlined above)
* Applications close 15th May, or earlier if the position is filled.

HEG Energy - Home Efficiency GroupHome Efficiency Group
Local Call Fee: 1300 96 80 60
285 Invermay Road, Invermay TAS 7248