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Diesel Mechanic


Base pay $75k - $80k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Our client is a Defence, Aviation and Critical Services company that operates across the Marine, Aviation, and Land Sectors. Due to significant growth, they are seeking a Diesel Mechanic/Maintenance Technician

Your new role
As a Diesel Mechanic/Maintenance technician you will hold responsibility for performing maintenance and repair work to fleet assets - both onsite and offsite. No day is ever the same and you can expect to see various breakdowns and urgent repairs, such as:

  • Hallett resources CAT 972 loader comes in with transmission warning light on.
  • A concrete agitator come in with brake issues
  • 6 axle tipper trailer with a faulty tarp system

Some other duties you will perform:

  • Safely perform condition based maintenance and repair tasks on heavy vehicles, heavy equipment and ancillary equipment.
  • Ensure all defects are assessed, and reported accordingly.
  • Contribute to continually improve our condition-based maintenance and repair strategies.
  • Ensure that fluid samples are taken in a highly controlled manner and processed without delay.
  • Ensure that all specialist tools and lifting equipment is calibrated and/or certified fit for purpose before use.
  • Ensure the workshop, service vehicles and facilities are kept clean and tidy.

They are looking for someone who:

  • Embraces and leads change
  • Engages, develops and leads people
  • Makes timely and well thought-out decisions
  • Comes with solutions, not problems
  • Keeps up to date on developments and trends within your expertise

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Diesel Mechanic
  • Experience in a workshop environment
  • Experience in a heavy vehicle environment
  • Need to be tech savvy as you will be using iPads on site
  • Competent in the use of MS Office suite
  • HR or HC Truck Licence (highly desirable)
  • Experience and an understanding of condition monitoring principles and how they affect the fleet owning and operating costs (highly desirable)
  • Competence in operating heavy vehicles and equipment for testing purposes (highly desirable)

What you'll get in return

  • Generous salary + superannuation
  • Full-time, permanent opportunity
  • Overtime available, extra $$$
  • Continual training and development plans
  • Access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, and much more.
  • You will work with a company whose core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity.
  • You'll be a part of something BIG!

What you need to do now
If you’re interested, click ‘apply now’ or for more information and to find out about other opportunities in Trades & Labour, contact Erin Short at Hays on 08 7221 4105 or email erin.short@hays.com.au

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Perks & benefits
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Base pay range
$75k - $80k
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Job details
Date posted
8 Jul 2022
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Mechanic, Automotive, Repair
Base pay
$75k - $80k
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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