Communications Technology Apprentice

Job Description

About the Company:

Eckhold Technologies is a privately owned Information and Communication Technology company with offices in both Gladstone and Mackay, Queensland. We provide products and services to clients in the mining and industrial sectors. Eckhold Technologies has an excellent customer service reputation and the successful applicant will be expected to further enhance this at every opportunity.

About the role:

We're currently seeking a Communications Technology Apprentice to join our team.  This role is based in Gladstone but will require you to regularly travel to our customer mining and industrial sites around Central Queensland. Familiarity with the QLD mining industry would be an advantage and your commitment to safety and quality will be paramount. The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination including a drug and alcohol screen.

As a Communications Technology Apprentice, you will learn how to install, maintain, program and provide technical support for Information and communication technology equipment and infrastructure. 

The correct candidates will be well-presented, punctual, hardworking and ideally possess some experience and interest in IT and communications systems.


  • Scope and design communications and technology solutions
  • Install and maintain communications and technology systems/equipment
  • Provide technical support for communications and technology equipment and infrastructure
  • Configure and test communications and technology devices
  • Liaise with our customers in a friendly and professional manner
  • Conduct accurate and detailed job and project record keeping
  • Complete job risk assessments (Take5, SLAM, JRA, JSA etc) and conduct all work in a safe manner

Skills and Experience:


  • A current Queensland driver's licence and the ability to travel as required
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proficient in Windows operating systems and software

Preference Given:

  • Copper and Fibre Optic cabling experience
  • Wireless Communications experience
  • CCTV and Access Control experience
  • IT Support experience
  • Working at Heights certificate
  • Elevated Work Platform License
  • Tower Rescue
  • ACMA Open Cable Registration
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Current Standard 11

What we offer:

Eckhold Technologies provide a professional, friendly and diverse work environment which values skills and hard work.  We offer industry competitive salary packages and benefits as well as flexible working rosters.  We believe investing in our team is essential and offer in-house and external training opportunities for growth, development and career progression.

Only eligible and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.