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Diesel Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters

Diesel Fitter

  • Immediate Start

  • Ongoing role

  • 2 weeks on and 1 week off

About the role:

We are currently seeking an experienced diesel fitter for a well-known company based in Townsville.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying reliability issues & improvements to machines and systems

  • Actively participate in preventative maintenance programs and record keeping through our digital system

  • Responding to and addressing equipment breakdowns in an appropriate time frame with access to digital manuals and maintenance planners.

  • Preventative maintenance and repairs to a wide range of machines from our BA 900 Back actor (Australiaâs largest backhoe dredge) to our fleet of Cutter suction dredges (IHC, Damen vessels), boost pumps, work boats and our amphibious Watermaster dredgeâs

  • Adhering to all always OHS Policies & Procedures with digital access to form and procedures to ensuring safety is not compromised.


  • Post trade experience on civil construction equipment (excavators, moxy, dozers, graders etc.) ESSENTIAL

  • Experience with Komatsu, Volvo, Hitachi, or Caterpillar machines is beneficial.

  • Experience with marine equipment (vessels, workboats, barges, dredges) is highly regarded.

  • Heavy Diesel or Mechanical Fitter Trade Certificate (essential)

  • Hydraulic/electrical systems, and pump experience would be beneficial.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

Teneil Holley-Bowen Office 07 4763 9777

At WorkPac we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from woman and Indigenous people.

Job title: Diesel Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Northern QLD - Townsville & Northern QLD, Northern QLD
Industry: Fitting and Welding Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2023-04-11
Reference: 7305J20231573