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Field Service Plant Mechanic: Derby | Residential

WesTrac

Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/12/2018

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.

About the role

  • Fancy a change and love the outdoors? Want to live and work in a unique part of the Kimberly whilst earning $200k+?
  • Relocation assistance available, with housing and utilities provided
  • 5/2 roster – Monday to Friday
  • 10.5 hours per shift inclusive of a 30 minute unpaid meal break
  • Residential, location and field service allowance paid

Located 220 km north east of Broome, Derby has a rich with cultural history. A community focused town of roughly 4500 people, Derby offers recreation and lifestyle amenities, whilst also being in close proximity to some of Western Australia’s natural attractions and national parks, such as Gibb River Road, Derby Wharf, Windjana Gorge and The Horizontal Falls

Armed with a field service ute, you will be required to visit customer sites to not only diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment, but also complete warranty repair work and reports. Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, you will be responsible for identifying and recommending preventative maintenance on customer equipment in the Derby area. This position will require you to provide technical support as an advisor on maintenance and technical issues, undertake regular equipment inspections and prove recommendations for appropriate actions as a result of findings

You will also be required to have sound customer relations and interpersonal skills and the ability to work completely unsupervised. Your responsibilities will also include;

  • Manage work orders including ordering parts as required
  • Carrying out Caterpillar product improvement plans and product support program
  • Maintaining safe work practices and a safe work environment
  • Deliver first class customer service
  • Ability to work under pressure in an isolated and remote environment
  • Ability to work flexible rosters and hours at short notice

About you

You will be required to have;

  • Australian recognised trade qualification in Plant Mechanics (heavy duty)
  • Previous post trade Caterpillar experience in a field service environment
  • Excellent fault finding skills
  • Valid C class licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • High Risk Work Licence (i.e. LF, DG, RG, EWP)
  • DTEC (Gravel Roads Training)
  • Familiarity with service literature

Company Benefits:

We value our people and love to reward and recognise each employee’s contribution. WesTrac offers a competitive remuneration package with several benefits and non-financial rewards to help make everyday life a little more comfortable

  • A rewarding career with diverse opportunities
  • Uniforms and PPE provided (laundered)
  • Overtime available when required
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Competency based annual pay increases
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Wellness Program

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.

NB: WesTrac recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace. We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

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

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