Trade Assistant - Brisbane

Archerfield, Queensland, Australia

Type: Permanent

Category: Service, Maintenance & Trades - Trades Assistant

Reference ID: RC000538

Date Posted: 03/10/2017

  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Great team environment
  • Great variety

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) ( is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the construction and mining industries.

We are currently seeking an experienced Trade Assistant to assist trades persons with the day to day running of the Brisbane Workshop & Yard.

Reporting to the Service Supervisor your main responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a high level of workshop presentation and housekeeping
  • Assist with machinery movements and machine spotting.
  • Maintain workshop store, stock levels and general organisation of inwards goods Ensuring all work carried out is performed in a safe manner
  • Unload container deliveries
  • Ensure that the general appearance of the whole yard and Branch grounds are maintained and kept in a clean and tidy state.
  • Machinery washing, cleaning & detailing.
  • Assist with assemble and fitment of attachments and components to new machine builds.
  • Placing parts orders and inspecting parts deliveries to workshop jobs.

To be successful in this role:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and experience with hand and power tools
  • Mechanical experience in the earthmoving or associated industries.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Current Drivers Licence and Forklift Licence
  • Have a safety focus and abide by site safety processes

HCA offers:

  • A permanent long term career in a growing company
  • Tailored OEM training and excellent safe working conditions
  • Culture focused on recognition of effort and reward for achievement