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Machine Control and Guidance Technician


Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/12/2017

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Mechanic

Job description:

WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world's leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, we supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that our success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as we look to the future and our goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, we're more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for our business.

At WesTrac, we are rapidly building our capability to deploy and support our vast range of Mining and Construction related Technology products. To do this we are looking for Machine Control and Guidance Technicians from a multitude of disciplines and backgrounds to join our innovative and dynamic team. Joining us means you will be at the cutting edge of a new technology space, operating at the frontline of all of WesTrac's technology offerings.

Our Machine Control and Guidance Technicians report to the Technology Operations Supervisor and are responsible for the installation, commissioning and ongoing support of the Caterpillar Technology range that we install on mining and construction equipment. Some of these products include the automation of Mining equipment in unmanned environments and working with high precision GPS systems that track material and vehicles across minesites.

WesTrac are looking for:

We are especially interested in those applicants who have experience with the Caterpillar Minestar Suite (Detect, Fleet, Terrain and/or Command) however we believe that training is an investment in our people so please apply if feel your suit the below criteria:

  • Certificate IV in Electro Technology or relevant Trade Certificate coupled with a minimum 2 years' experience in an Auto Electronic/Communications/Electronics Technician role with demonstrated windows based IT systems knowledge and understanding of networking principles
  • Ability to work successfully within a team and autonomously with a proactive outlook
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain successful working relationships

WesTrac can offer you:

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Employee Run Wellness Program
  • Partner Discount network
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Further education assistance program including an advanced technology training program
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted health insurance

WesTrac Pty Ltd is committed to achieving a diverse and engaged workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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