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Leading Hand - Reid Road CRC

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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.

Job Details: 

  • Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor
  • Reid Rd / Perth Airport – 5/2 Roster, 10 hours per day
  • Maintaining safe work practices and a safe work environment

Tasks and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out scheduled maintenance program to Caterpillar fleets
  • Carrying out repairs and inspections on, but not restricted to, Caterpillar fleets
  • Knowledge of diagnosis / fault finding and troubleshooting on Heavy Equipment
  • 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
  • Promote and maintain a safe and clean working environment that complies with the Workplace Health and Safety Act.
  • Ensure all Company safety procedures and safe working practices are adhered to and that all incidents/ accidents are reported.
  • Promote high involvement teams for employee development and involvement in the daily operations.
  • Assist with implementing and communicating schedules for manpower, rosters, training, capital expenditure budgets and KPI's.
  • Ensure company safety procedures, safe working practices and Safety Lifesaving Rules are strictly followed, to achieve zero harm and incidents
  • Communicate WesTrac and departmental objectives/Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and encourage the use of the Continuous Improvement (CI) boards to team members to ensure they are aware of and have an understanding of expectations and accountabilities.

Essential Criteria:

  • Australian Recognised Heavy Duty Mechanical Trade Qualification with a minimum of  5 years post trade experience
  • Previous experience in the Leading Hand role
  • Working at Heights, Dogging and Rigging, Overhead Crane, forklift
  • Current C Class Licence ("HR" class preferred)
  • Previous use of safety and risk assessment tools, such as Job Hazard Analysis and Take 5's
  • Ability to work successfully within a team, autonomously and unsupervised
  • Familiarity with service literature
  • Excellent fault finding skills
  • Ability to organise work teams and delegate tasks
  • Sound knowledge of Caterpillar literature and work order systems
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels

Applicants will demonstrate:

  • Ability to provide positive leadership, manage people & resolve conflict
  • A neat and organised approach to work and reporting procedures
  • Dedicated commitment to Safety & Quality Assurance Policies
  • Willingness to assist with a range of tasks
  • Dedication to customer satisfaction

If you are a driven self-starter and are confident you have the relevant skills, knowledge and experience to fulfil this role, please apply.

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

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