Plant Mechanic - EMP Front Wheel Modules / Special Projects


Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 01/11/2019

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Mechanic

Job description:

A great opportunity is available to work for WesTrac, one of the largest authorised Caterpillar dealers in the world, as a Plant Mechanic within our Product Support Division based near the Perth Airport.

Job Details:

  • Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor
  • Local position based at our Reid Road Workshop facility
  • Primarily working in the Front Wheel Module / Special Projects Bay
  • 5 days on, 2 days off, Monday to Friday, 10 hour days

Job Duties:

  • Carrying out scheduled Rebuilds and Repairs of Caterpillar Expanded Mining Product (EMP) Components.
  • Carrying out repairs and inspections on, but not restricted to, Electric Drive Wheel Motors.
  • Knowledge of diagnosis / fault finding and troubleshooting on Caterpillar EMP Components.
  • Required to complete service reports, identify parts requirements and complete time sheets
  • Working in teams to achieve deadlines
  • Working with permanent site personnel towards common goals and targets
  • Risk Assessments for every task, maintaining and focusing on safe work practices and a safe work environment
  • Maintaining safe work practices and a safe work environment including Contamination Control Guide Lines
  • Ensure company safety procedures, safe working practices and Safety Lifesaving Rules are strictly followed, to achieve zero harm and incidents

Essential Criteria:

  • Mechanical Trade Qualification
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Ability to diagnose faults with Caterpillar EMP equipment and components at all levels
  • Extensive Caterpillar and associated product knowledge
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated commitment to Safety & QA
  • High Risk License - EWP, Working at Heights, Forklift, Overhead Crane, Dogging
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Dedicated to fulfilling internal and external customer requirements
  • Able to Follow and execute Inspection Test Plan

Company Benefits:

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

  • Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc
  • Uniforms and PPE Provided (& laundered)
  • Overtime available
  • Competency based annual pay increases
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Corporate partnerships with BUPA, Qantas, Avis, JB Hi-Fi etc

Introduction to Westrac:

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.

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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