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Field Service Plant Mechanic - Hunter Valley

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Permanent - full time
Hunter Valley & Newcastle
Operational Support Services

For more than 25 years WesTrac has set the benchmark in equipment management solutions, providing customers across Western Australia, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. As one of the largest authorised Cat equipment dealers in the world, WesTrac provides customer with a wide range of machinery and construction equipment as well as comprehensive whole-of-life management solutions. With more than 3,000 staff and 140 apprentices, WesTrac is dedicated to creating and delivering outstanding value for our employees. Let’s do the Work.


About the role 

Due to customer demand we continue to have opportunities available across all Field Service crews based from our Mt Thorley branch. Leveraging off your Caterpillar product knowledge and excellent diagnostic skills, you will be required to offer OEM product support to our customers in the mining industry. On offer are permanent positions on rotating days/nights rosters.

These roles are dynamic and require a high level of autonomy and ability to problem solve. A Field Service position with WesTrac will challenge you whilst giving you exposure to a large range of Caterpillar Machines and opportunity to support on-site builds and various other projects.  

To be considered for these positions you will be required to complete a NSW Coal Board Medical, National Police Check and be eligible for or currently inducted at mines across the Hunter Region. Applicants with site bans are ineligible for Field Service Positions. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing repairs, maintenance and inspections on a range of customer equipment
  • Diagnosing and reporting for preventative maintenance
  • Autonomously providing solutions, service and satisfaction to our customers

Skills & Experience

  • CERT III Mobile Plant Qualification (including Certificate of Proficiency)
  • Several years post-trade experience in a similar role 
  • Caterpillar product knowledge and maintenance experience 
  • Excellent diagnostic and repair skills and a strong commitment to service excellence 
  • Excellent attitude to your work, and dedication to safe work practices 


  • Competitive base hourly rate + Annual Remuneration review
  • 21% location, 15% shift and 15% field service allowances
  • Access to new service fleet of Ford Rangers with all the latest tools and technology 
  • Income protection covering you 24/7
  • Fitness Passport
  • Discounted Caterpillar tooling and merchandise
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral!
  • Up to $8,000 relocation assistance offered for eligible candidates
  • Discounts with Blackwoods, Apple, JB Hi-Fi, Qantas, Travel Club and more
  • On-boarding and Welcome day at our Head Office in Newcastle

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If you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link.

For further information regarding this role, please contact our Recruitment team on 1300 797 028 and reference Job Number 878555.

At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success. WesTrac recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace and are committed to continue to build our workplace culture.

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