Josh Little-Jones

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Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic


Infrastructure & Mining





Full Time

Great opportunity for a Leading Hand/ Supervisor to secure a hands on role managing a crew of rebuild fitters in Adelaide. UG mining exp high regarded

  • Long term role with a reputable OEM in Adelaide
  • 9:5 roster - Morning shift/ afternoon shift (rotating)
  • Attractive hourly rate with penalty rates at weekends and public holidays

The Company

Secure a long term role with a well known UG OEM in North Adelaide. Start on Marbles books for 16 weeks and then move into a permanent long term role with the company.

  • 2-3+ years' worth of work
  • Join a company that will invest in your training
  • Further develop your skills with one of the best in the industry

The Role

Leading hand diesel fitter wanted to manage a maintenance team working on bogger & trucks rebuilds in a large well-equipped workshop in North Adelaide. The work will involve; -

  • 9 days on 5 days off
  • Morning shift 6.00am - 3.00pm
  • Afternoon shift 2.30pm - 11.30pm
  • Rotating morning shift, break, then afternoon shift
  • Managing a team of 5 fitters, reporting into a the rebuild supervisor
  • Hands on role working closely with the team and management
  • Excellent training, development & progression opportunity
  • Machine mid-life rebuilds on trucks and boggers including
    • Major and minor component changeouts
    • Machinery/ component/ technology upgrades
    • Repairs and maintenance where needed
    • Commissioning

Your Value & Skills

You will have come from a background in diesel mechanics and be based in Adelaide or looking to relocate to the area. You will also; -

  • 2-3+ years experience in a leadership role managing mobile plant maintenance trades
  • Excellent leadership qualities and have the ability to drive and develop your team
  • Have a strong background in workshop maintenance (machinery rebuilds highly regarded)
  • Mobile plant experience (essential)
  • Underground hard rock mining machinery exp (highly regarded but not essential)
  • Team player with a strong work ethic

What's on Offer?

Standout opportunity to develop your skills working for a reputable OEM in Adelaide. Along with working a rare 9:5 roster & mining wages in a town-based role, you will enjoy; -

  • Excellent earning potential working 9 hours per day (with overtime opportunities)
  • Temp to perm opportunity - move over to the clients books after 16 weeks
  • Increased rates for weekends + public holidays
  • Work in a large well equipped and modern workshop in Pooraka
  • Integrate with a well-connected team with a supportive and fun culture
  • PPE provided
  • Full job security & excellent earning potential

Applications are being reviewed and processed for a start asap. Apply now for more information or call Josh on 0420 462 066

In the past 5 years we have been extremely humbled to have placed 14,000 people into meaningful employment. This equates to 21 lives enhanced every day

Josh Little-Jones | | 0420 462 066

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