Mechanic/Diesel Fitter - NW Qld

  • Townsville
  • Permanent
  • Sun Jan 10 23:47:07 2021
  • BBBH2539

The Client

Our client is based in a stunning region of North West Queensland. Enjoy swimming, fishing and camping in the perfect rural setting This region possesses all the facilities and opportunities you would expect from a vibrant regional centre including schools, sporting clubs, and great natural landscapes.

The Opportunity

  • To provide reliable maintenance of Council’s static, heavy and light plant to ensure a financial return on Council’s Capital Investment from hire of plant and equipment.

This role includes;

  • Undertaking scheduled maintenance services to vehicle and plant as well as emergency service repairs.
  • Install machine parts as required.
  • Repair,fabricate and weld plant and vehicles as required.
  • Provide advice on parts required for order.
  • Maintain plant and equipment service operation records.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have;


  • Demonstrated experience with mechanic/diesel fitter duties, preferably with heavy earthmoving equipment.
  • Broad mechanical knowledge.
  • Trade Certificate or Tradesperson's Rights Certificate as an Engineering Tradesperson (Mechanical) Level I.
  • Drivers Licence – current C Class.
  • National White or Queensland Blue Workplace Health and Safety Construction Industry Certification card.


  • Experience with mechanic duties for vehicles and small plant.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of diagnostic equipment.
  • Welding experience.
  • Drivers Licence – up to current HC

This postion includes 6 months free accomodation to start and the ability to earn upwards of $90k with overtime!

Applications in Word format should be forwarded to us by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below. For a confidential discussion and/or a copy of the position description and selection criteria, you are welcome to call Sandy in Cairns on (07) 4034 5000.

Hurry! This position is open until filled.

About Us

With offices in Cairns and Townsville, Precruitment is North Queensland’s leading recruitment consultancy, specialising in permanent and temporary roles. With a focus on administration and professional talent, we are preferred suppliers to local businesses, Queensland Government, Government Owned Corporations and Local Government. We also have a broad client base throughout Queensland.