Field Service Plant Mechanic: Residential 10/4

Port Hedland, Broome
16 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Job role
Fancy a change and love the outdoors? Want to live and work in a unique part of the Pilbara whilst earning $200k+?
WesTrac have an opportunity for a highly experienced field service heavy diesel plant mechanic for a residential role in Port Hedland, WA.
Job Details:

Relocation assistance available, with housing and utilities provided
Residential roster 10/4
10.5 hours per shift inclusive of a 30 minute unpaid meal break
Residential, location and field service allowance paid

This role will support an anticipated are of growth in 2018 in the area. This position will require the successful candidate 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
Job Duties:

Carry out repairs, maintenance and servicing on a range of Caterpillar and Expanded Mining Product Equipment
Identifying and recommending preventative maintenance on equipment
Completion of in field diagnosis and repairs
Completing warranty repair work and reports
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

Essential Criteria:

Heavy Duty Plant Mechanical Trade Certificate with a minimum of 5 years post trade experience in a field service environment
Extensive diagnostic and fault finding skills
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in an isolated and remote environment
Ability to work flexible rosters and hours at short notice
Ability to work and seek out work opportunities without continuous direct supervision
Ability to work effectively within a team and have a strong commitment to continuous improvement principles
Strive to assist the Customer to achieve machine availability and reliability KPI's
Previous mechanical experience working on Caterpillar products
Unrestricted LR Class Drivers Licence as a minimum
Proficient in Caterpillar and Dealer systems - ET, VIMS, DBS, SIMSi

Desirable Criteria:

Current Forklift Licence
Working at Heights, Confined Spaces, DTEC (Gravel Roads Training)
Elevated Work Platform
Basic Rigging
Familiarity with service literature

About Port Hedland
Situated 200 km north of Karratha, Port Hedland sits on the WA's pristine coastline and has a rich history in pioneering and Indigenous culture and is well known as the hub of the resource industry and salt piles connecting the Pilbara and the Kimberley. Home of attractions such as the Staircase to the Moon and Eighty Mile Beach, Port Hedland offers a range of native flora and fauna right on your doorstep!
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.
Discounted CAT products
Wellness Program
Further education assistance
Discounted health insurance
Advertised: 15 Jun 2018 W. Australia Standard Time Applications close: 31 Jul 2018 W. Australia Standard TimeBack Apply now Refer a friend