Machine Control Guidance Technician Newcastle NSW - iMINCO Mining

WesTrac are currently seeking for Qualified Machine Control Guidance Technician Newcastle NSW

WesTrac-Hunter Valley NSW

Machine Control and Guidance Technician – Newcastle NSW

The Technology and Solutions Group has a position available for a Machine Control and Guidance Technician who can assist with the field and office support of Caterpillar technology products.

Machine Control Guidance Technician Newcastle Mining Information

The primary focus of the role is to carry out the installation, commissioning and training for customers/dealers in the use of the Caterpillar technology product range, and to provide on-going customer support.

This role will also have broader elements of sales, technical assistance, training, customer interfacing, liaison with internal technical staff as well as inputs to product development. You will be joining a strong team of committed individuals who enjoy learning new systems and products. Training will be provided for each of the products supported.

About you:

As the Successful candidate you will possess the following skills:

Machine Control Guidance Technician Newcastle Mining Information

  • Relevant trade or technical qualification + post trade qualifications in specialized areas of electrical engineering (i.e. electronics, mechatronics, telecommunications)
  • Minimum of 4 years post trade experience in a similar role
  • A strong applied electrical / electronic capability preferably within the heavy industrial sector
  • Experience with and an understanding of electronics and PC based computer applications, associated global positioning systems and radio telemetry techniques
  • Pro-active approach and dedication to Safety
  • Attentiveness to customer request details
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • NSW Drivers License

Not essential, but will be highly regarded:

  • An understanding of general Mining and Construction site operations preferably with onsite experience
  • Understanding and experience with the Caterpillar electronic systems


WesTrac Pty Ltd is an Equipment Management business and one of the world’s leading Caterpillar Dealerships, operating in NSW, ACT and WA.

They know that there success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now as they look to the future, they are more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for their business.

The WesTrac culture is about energy, enthusiasm, contribution and being able to make a difference in what they do at work and beyond. You will be able to maximize value whilst continuing the investment they have in most important asset.

WesTrac offers various employee benefits including company funded income protection, salary packaging options, corporate private health plan, and a Fitness Passport allowing access to over 200+ gyms and pools at discounted rates. Newcastle branch has an on-site cafeteria along with employee parking.

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To submit your application for this challenging yet exciting role, please apply via the link.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

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.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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