Workshop Mechanic Port Hedland FIFO/Reso
WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world’s leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, they also supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac the primary focus is the people. They know that their success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as they look to the future and there goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, they are more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for business.
Applicants will demonstrate:
- A neat and organized 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
- Australian Recognized Heavy Duty Trade Qualification with a minimum of 3 years post trade experience
- Caterpillar product knowledge and maintenance experience
- Competent in use of DBS and SIS
- Previous use of safety and risk assessment tools, such as Job Safety Analysis and Take 5’s
- Ability to work successfully within a team, autonomously and unsupervised
- Familiarity with service literature
- Current C Class License
- High Risk License Forklift and Working at Heights
- Heavy Rigid License
- Dogging Ticket
- Basic Riggers Ticket
- Elevated Work Platform
- Heavy Rigid License
- Exposure to underground Equipment such as AD45-55 and R1700-2900’s
WesTrac offers competitive remuneration packages and many other benefits which include:
- Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc.
- Income Protection Insurance
- Paid Parental Leave
- Discounted CAT products
- Wellness Program
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Further education assistance
- Discounted gym membership
- Discounted health insurance
WesTrac is seeking an energetic and team oriented individual for Port Hedland branch to provide the level of support required within the area. Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this position will be required to carry out workshop, field repairs & maintenance on a range of Caterpillar mining equipment. The position will be based in Port Hedland for at least 12 months, with the option to transfer to another site after 12 months
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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.
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