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Light Vehicle Mechanic – Up-skill to Heavy Diesel Mechanic FIFO Mining or Transport
Wages are higher than ever in this space, so if you’re a LV mechanic the time is now right to make your move into the industry. The industry needs mechanics that are also electrically focused and trainable. “Swinging Spanners” is a term that doesn’t really apply all that well anymore. Technology now plays a bigger role in a mechanics life – so the LV trained technician has a lot to offer the industry and the future is exciting.
For all LV mechanics in the eastern states of Australia. The mining industry is now offering stable, long term career opportunities with better than ever wages for those that commit to training and development. The industry is critically short of technicians that can use technology not only mechanical work, so Blue Tongue offers a unique pathway to make the jump from LV into the mining industry.
Blue Tongue specializes in hiring & training mechanics for the mining, heavy equipment, and transport (mining) . With over a decade of work-force planning for heavy maintenance, they have become known as the “go-to” boutique employer for automotive mechanics that are searching to break into mining equipment or mining transport.
They are currently partnering with leading organizations in the mining and transport services sector to source, recruit, hire, train, employ and transition Light Vehicle Mechanics into Heavy Diesel.
Upon completion of the 8-weeks training in Brisbane you will be required to work in the Mackay workshop. Training is due to start April/May 2018.
This is a unique program and a golden pathway for motivated and experienced car mechanics to achieve great earnings and break into the top tiers of the mining and transport industries.
Successful applications will need to demonstrate:
- A certificate 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanic (minimum)
- Previous experience with dealer and/or independent workshops
- Strong employment stability
- Previous exposure to heavy machinery will highly regarded
- Electrical and hydraulic knowledge is highly advantageous
All applicants will be required to participate in a pre-employment medical, drug & alcohol screening and national police clearance.
Working for Blue Tongue as a Diesel Mechanic means you will be truly looked after. They treat mechanics like you deserve to be treated for all your hard work.
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Apply for Heavy Diesel Mechanic Job Position
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Submit an application for this position, use the Apply button below. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for LV Heavy Diesel Mechanic FIFO Mining Transport Brisbane
Caterpillar Haul truck 793
The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.
The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™
Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.