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Field Service Plant Mechanic: Tom Price (FIFO 12/9, 2/1 or 2/2) (Residential 10/4)

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Permanent - full time
Port Hedland, Karratha & Tom Price


  • 2/1, 2/2 or 12/9 FIFO, 10/4 Residential roster (ex Perth)
  • Field service tradespeople – Plant Mechanics
  • 12.5 hour days (inclusive of 30 minute unpaid meal break)

Find that work life balance on a 2/1, 2/2 or 12/9 FIFO or 10/4 Residential roster (ex Perth). WesTrac have opportunities for highly experience field service heavy diesel plant mechanics  out of our Tom Price branch.

This role will support an anticipated are of growth in 2019 in the area. This position will require the successful candidates 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:

  • Australian recognised Heavy Duty 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:

  • Experience on drills (CAT, Terex, Cubex, Sandvik, Atlas)
  • Current Forklift Licence
  • Working at Heights, Confined Spaces, DTEC (Gravel Roads Training)
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Basic Rigging
  • Familiarity with service literature

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

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