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Field Service Plant Mechanic - Drills

North West Area

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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 3,300 staff and 190 apprentices, WesTrac is dedicated to creating and delivering outstanding value for our employees. Let’s do the Work.

Field Service Plant Mechanic – Drills

We are currently looking for experienced Drill Technicians to join our Field Service team in the Gunnedah basin. These positions will be responsible for looking after a drill fleet of MD6250 CAT drills.

Multiple positions are available on a permanent full time basis, working an even time roster with 12 hour days.

Key Responsibilities

  • Investigate and make recommendations to improve fleet performance
  • Diagnosis, repairs and maintenance on the fleet
  • Repairs and maintenance on machine electrical systems
  • Offer technical support for the Caterpillar fleet
  • Offer mechanical support to WesTrac and customer technicians
  • Undertake workshop and field based – machine service or repair as instructed by the customer

Skills & Experience

  • CERT III Heavy Vehicle / Mobile Plant Qualification
  • Post-trade experience in a similar role including on mine sites
  • Experience with surface mine drills
  • Caterpillar/Bucyrus product knowledge and maintenance experience
  • Strong communication skills and dedication to safe work practices
  • Excellent diagnostic and repair skills and a strong commitment to service excellence


  • Competitive base hourly rate plus allowances
  • Income protection covering you 24/7
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral!
  • Discounts with Blackwoods, Apple, JB Hi-Fi, Qantas, Travel Club and more

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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 Amy in our Recruitment team on 0429 884 511.

Successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory National Criminal History Check as part of the recruitment process.

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 is a member of the Diversity Council of Australia and 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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