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Field Service Plant Mechanic - Gunnedah

North West Area


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 customers 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.


About the role

We are seeking a Field Service Plant Mechanic to be based from our Tamworth branch and work in the Gunnedah basin in the service and repair of a wide variety of Caterpillar machinery.

Leveraging off your Caterpillar product knowledge and excellent diagnostics and troubleshooting skills, you will offer OEM support providing our customers with service and breakdown solutions on mine and customer sites.

This position is available on a permanent full time basis with your choice of roster on offer - 8D6O, 4D4N6O, Mon-Fri.

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 Heavy Vehicle / Mobile Plant Qualification
  • 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 plus field service allowance – shift allowances may apply for some rosters
  • 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
  • On-boarding and welcome day at our head office in Newcastle

Apply Now

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 No. 878521.

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.