Rural Enterprises

Agricultural Mechanic, Kununurra WA and Katherine NT

NT Central Australia
May 31, 2024
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Job Description

An exciting position has become available for a qualified heavy diesel mechanic to join a family owned and operated Agricultural Dealership, the 2 positions are located in the stunning Kimberley region of Western Australia and Katherine, Northern Territory.  This is a very unique opportunity for an individual looking to expand upon their mechanical trade skills and contribute to the growth of the business through the application of excellent customer service and client liaison. Often being the first point of contact, you will be required to build strong working relationships with the customer while also utilising your trade expertise by undertaking repairs & maintenance on a range of agricultural machinery.  A very attractive hourly rate and accommodation options are on offer for the right candidate.  A fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing family run business.  

Reporting to the Manager of Operations, this is a key role within the business and presents a unique and exciting role for a Mechanic to help build the business from the ground up.

Good things to know:

  • Family owned and operated, working within a team of tradesman, service/ parts, apprentices and administration staff
  • Flexible work structures to enable a suitable work/ life balance
  • Town has access to all major facilities including schools, banks, hospitals, lots of recreational centres and clubs, water sports and fishing / boating
  • Face to face interviews will be required for candidates that are shortlisted for the role

About the Role:

  • Responsible for all aspects of workshop and field service and repairs
  • Acts as the first point of contact for many customers – excellent customer service is a key function of this role
  • Conduct machine diagnostics to accurately identify faults and repairs
  • Assemble and maintain agricultural implements including spreaders, seeding and spraying equipment and cultivation equipment
  • Service and repair hay equipment including large square balers, round balers, mowers, rakes and tedders
  • Work may be required outside of business hours, on an as required basis

About You:

  • Trade qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic
  • Posses a thorough knowledge of agricultural equipment, including tier 4 diesel engines, petrol engines, transmissions (CVT and powershift and HST), hydraulics, electrics, front axles and steering
  • Competent in the use of OEM computer software packages to maintain and diagnose tractor faults
  • Customer service orientated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work with the owners to grow the business, have the ability to talk with customers and build positive customer relationships
  • MR truck licence or willingness to obtain
  • Professional presentation and positive disposition
  • Ability to analyse situations and provide logical solutions
  • Possess own set of general tools

What’s on offer:

  • Very attractive hourly rate, dependent on your skills and experience
  • Monday – Friday, with overtime available
  • Accommodation options to suit the needs of the successful candidate
  • Genuine professional development opportunity
  • Be a part of a growing business and contribute to the ongoing success of a family owned and operated business


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