Workshop Leading Hand - Emerald

Emerald, Queensland, Australia

Type: Permanent

Category: Service, Maintenance & Trades - Leading Hand

Reference ID: RC000497

Date Posted: 29/08/2017

  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Excellent team environment
  • Supportive Management

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

HCA is currently seeking an experienced Workshop & Field Leading Hand to join our team in Emerald.

This opportunity will see you performing assembly, maintenance and repairs on a wide range of construction equipment for our valued customers.

Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, your main responsibilities include;

  • Maintain Quality Control of workshop repairs and new machine assembly.
  • Oversee apprentices and assist with training.
  • Carry out repairs and servicing to customer machines in Emerald workshop and field.
  • Work on a wide range of machinery, from small construction to large earthmoving and mining.
  • Perform diagnostics and condition evaluation of machines and components.
  • Assist with technical advice, job estimation and reporting.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities within your area of responsibility.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

To be successful in this role you will;

  • Hold a relevant Heavy Diesel/Mobile Plant trade qualification.
  • Have thorough experience on Construction and/or Earthmoving equipment.
  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Be willing to work as a team.
  • Have a strong safety focus and abide by all 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