Apprentice Trainer


Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Apprenticeships & Traineeships / Trades & Services

Job description:

Are you looking to get off the tools and increase your work life balance?

Westrac currently have great opportunities for highly experienced field service technicians / mechanical fitters who are experts in a wide range of CAT products to join the training and development team in a Technical Trainer role.

The successful candidates will enjoy the opportunity to impart key knowledge and training to diverse groups ensuring excellence in the delivery of all mechanical trades both onsite and in house.

If you are the “go to” person onsite for any questions, if you love what you do, you are passionate about CAT products and you want to increase your work life balance by being Perth based this is a rare opportunity to move your career in a new direction. This role is a step in the right direction for candidates wishing to move towards a range of specialist office based roles.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Delivering a range of training and development programs to qualified & highly experienced in house staff both within the Training Academy and onsite
  • Develop training material, resources and assessment materials
  • Complete relevant course completion documentation
  • Manage the learning environment in an effective manner, being able to adapt to different learning styles to foster positive participation and ensure appropriate behaviour
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to participants
  • Be a product expert to be able to answer any questions or have the ability to research the answers when required
  • Identify any specific participant specific training needs and follow up with any further support

To apply it is ESSENTIAL you possess:

  • Australian Recognised Heavy Duty Mechanical or Auto Electrical Trade Qualification or Industry specific Certificate III
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with heavy machinery
  • Field Service experience working with CAT products
  • Excellent communication skills to a level where you can deliver a range of presentations to large and diverse groups
  • Demonstrable experience using MS Office applications
  • Willing to travel nationally to deliver training programs

It is also desirable you have:

  • Previous experience in a training and assessor role
  • Previous experience in developing training materials

About Us

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.

Company Benefits

WesTrac offers competitive remuneration packages and many other benefits which include:

  • Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Wellness Program
  • Partner Discount network
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Further education assistance
  • 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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