Plant Mechanic - Reid Rd / Perth Airport


Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 20/11/2019

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Mechanic

Job description:

Introduction to Westrac:

For over twenty years WesTrac has set the benchmark in equipment solutions, providing customers across Western Australia, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and north-east China with award winning support across the mining, construction and transport industries.

As one of the largest authorised Caterpillar dealers in the world, WesTrac provides customers with a wide array of machinery and construction equipment as well as a comprehensive whole-of-life management solution designed to make owning and operating equipment as easy, profitable and safe as possible.

Job Details:

  • Reporting to Workshop Supervisor
  • Reid Rd / Perth Airport - 5/2 roster / 10 hrs per day
  • Carry out repairs, inspections, fault finding and troubleshooting on CAT equipment
  • Maintaining safe work practices and a safe work environment

Essential Criteria:

All WesTrac contractors are required to adhere to the WesTrac Vision, Values, Employee Behaviours and Lifesaving Rules. This includes the requirement to follow associated policy and procedures within daily tasks, in addition to the adoption of the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) to strive towards continuous improvement within the workplace.

Australian Recognised Heavy Duty Mechanical or Mechanical Fitter Trade Qualification with a minimum of *(3-5)* years post trade experience

Minimum 2 years’ experience working within the Construction, Mining Services or relevant sectors

Caterpillar product knowledge and maintenance experience

Previous use of safety and risk assessment tools, such as Job Safety Analysis and Take 5’s

Ability to work successfully within a team, autonomously and unsupervised

Beginner level computer literacy skills

Familiarity with service literature

Current C Class Licence

High Risk Licence Forklift and Working at Heights

Heavy Rigid Licence

Desirable Criteria:

Prior experience working with CAT equipment and Systems

Dogging Ticket

Basic Riggers Ticket

Elevated Work Platform

ARCtick Refrigerant Handling Licence

Gantry Crane Ticket (Over Head)

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
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Wellness Program Initiatives
  • Corporate Health Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Further education assistance

Make the move with an industry leader today!

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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