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KNOW YOUR RECRUITER
Meet the Technical Experts
Investing in your future
For more than 32 years Chelgrave
have been providing quality workforce
solutions to a broad cross section of
Blue Chip clients and over this time
they have developed a reputation as
the experts in their field.
From boilermakers to civil engineers,
riggers to draftspersons, Chelgrave is
committed to helping driven individu-
als working in Trades and Technical
to find roles to propel their careers
"The core of our success is our
commitment to ensuring that our em-
ployees are properly trained, well paid
and, most importantly, safe and hap-
py," said Greg Scott, general manager,
Chelgrave. "When it all boils down to
it, we know that if our employees are
happy. It's a win-win for everyone.
"As a matter of fact, our employees
are our best advertisement."
Chelgrave's clients include manufac-
turers in food, beverage and pharma-
ceutical as well as steel, rail, water,
design, drafting and engineering
Chelgrave supply quality Ticketed,
Trades and Technical Professional
employees to meet both the tempo-
rary and permanent requirements
of their clients.
"We call them the three T's, Ticketed,
Trades and Technical, and by focus-
ing our resources on developing our
employees' careers in these specific
areas there is no doubt that we have
become the experts in Technical
Labour Hire," explained Greg. "You
won't find us looking for administra-
tion staff or unskilled labourers, we'll
leave this to the other guys. But when
it comes to working for a company
that not only values your skills, but
also understands how they're applied
in the workplace, then Chelgrave is
the only choice."
Supplying qualified, committed and
reliable ticketed and tradespeople
has been the backbone of Chelgrave's
business since the first day they
opened their doors more than
32 years ago.
"We are proud of the fact that all of
our recruitment consultants are quali-
fied tradespeople. This means that
they speak your language, and impor-
tantly, they understand trades so they
know the difference between a welder
and a boilermaker" explained Greg.
"When you combine this expertise
with our commitment to safety and
an intensive induction process, it's
after enquiry from quality, qualified
tradespeople looking to join our
Assignments vary from short term
shut downs to long term roles that can
run anywhere from several months to
a number of years.
In addition to employing quality
tradespeople, Chelgrave are always
on the hunt for Technical Staff to join
our clients access to the cream of the
crop when they require the services of
a Technical Professional," said Greg.
"There is no doubt that in the recent
past it's been extremely difficult to find
quality engineers and project manag-
ers due to the resources boom. But
our ability to match the right people to
the job has resulted in an expansion
of this part of our business."
Anyone who has been interviewed
for a technical role by Chelgrave
agrees that their recruitment proc-
ess and the feedback they receive,
whether they're successful or not,
"At Chelgrave we are committed
to helping you develop your career.
This begins right at the start -- from
the point we receive your resume,"
Once suitable candidates have been
selected and interviewed, they are pro-
vided with direct feedback about their
performance. Successful candidates
then proceed through an intensive
induction process to ensure that when
they arrive for their firstdayonthejob,
they're ready to go.
"Our commitment to career develop-
ment continues throughout your
working life and we offer many
opportunities to add additional skills
and qualifications to your resume,"
"We have recently updated our recruit-
ment database to provide candidates
with a more pleasant experience
when applying for jobs. This advanced
technology has superior search
capabilities that enables us to
match candidates to clients' needs."
Chelgrave has a rigorous safety man-
agement framework and have fostered
a 'Zero Harm' philosophy throughout
their long and successful history.
Stringent safety plans are in place and
they have developed a framework for
interacting with clients and employees
including initial site safety audits,
regular toolbox talks, incident report-
ing and on the rare occasion that an
employee is injured, return to work
Chelgrave operate at a high standard
of Safety Management and are in
the process of achieving AS/NZ4801
"If you're a tradie or technical profes-
sional looking for a new challenge and
feel that it's time you started working
with a company that is committed to
helping you achieve your goals, talk
to us today. We never view engaging
a new employee as a once off exer-
cise. From our point of view, it's a long
term investment in your future."
Pictured Above: Peter Temminghoff has been with Chelgrave for more than 10 years.
Starting as a Mechanical Fitter, the team at Chelgrave quickly recongised his
leadership skills and Peter is now employed as a Mechanical Supervisor.
TECHNICAL AND TRADES LABOUR HIRE SPECIALISTS
• Forklift Drivers
• Supervisory & Managers
• Technical & Scientific
Register with Chelgrave today.
Call 03 9776 8800 or visit www.chelgrave.com.au
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