Workshop Fitter | Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic - Forrestdale & Welshpool

Welshpool WA, Australia

Type: Permanent

Category: Service, Maintenance & Trades - Workshop Fitter

Reference ID: DS000305

Date Posted: 29/11/2018


  • OEM Technical & Non-Technical training to further develop your skills
  • Full-time permanent role with career growth opportunities
  • Join a leading OEM and work alongside a friendly, collaborative team

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

HCA is seeking qualified tradespeople to join our team in the position of Workshop Heavy Diesel/Plant Mechanic in their Mining Assembly and Construction Equipment work areas. This opportunity will see you assemble, maintain and repair a wide range of mining and construction equipment to customer specifications and provide quality diagnostic and general maintenance service in a professional, timely manner.


As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for:

  • Diagnostic, repairs and maintenance of new and used equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications and or specified times targeting improved punctuality and job efficiency
  • Provide technical advice to all aspects of equipment assembly
  • Conduct basic failure analysis and identify specific modes of failure
  • Preparation and testing pre-delivery inspections of new equipment
  • Ensuring all work carried out is performed in a safe manner
  • Identify continuous improvements within your area of responsibility
  • Completion and submission of all relevant paperwork and reports
  • Maintain a clean and tidy working environment in line with the company's 5S standards

To be successful in this role:

  • You will have a relevant Heavy Vehicle Trade qualification
  • Have previous experience with the overhaul, repair and servicing and assembly of mechanical and hydraulic components on construction and mining equipment.
  • Heavy Rigid and Forklift licence would be highly regarded
  • A safety focus with a good understanding of Workplace Health and Safety principles
  • Good communication skills and a dedication to providing quality work for an OEM
  • Able to work within a team environment

With long term career paths, we offer:

  • A full time Permanent role with paid annual leave and personal leave - Job Security!
  • Access to ongoing OEM training and benefits
  • Excellent safe working conditions
  • An opportunity to work on a wide range of Hitachi mining equipment
  • A fantastic hourly rate + super + overtime (where required) and the chance to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Discounted health insurance premiums
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A supportive management team that understands the needs of their employees

With a solid network of branches nationally we know that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading equipment and our quality people, and as such we strive to provide the best working environment possible.