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Workshop Fitter - Townsville

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Location: Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: 4PQX9_1657769652
Date Posted: Aug 12, 2022
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. At the heart of our machines, our talented and dedicated employees are committed to providing industry-leading after sales service and reliable solutions. We are dedicated to supporting our people, rewarding successes and helping individuals grow. We offer a career path with the future in mind, providing training and development opportunities to help us achieve quality standards. We inspire a safe and healthy working environment through our safety and wellness campaigns so that we can all 'See You Tomorrow'.



The Opportunity


With strong growth in our service operations, our Townsville branch has an exciting opportunity for a Workshop based Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitter to join the Hitachi team. This is a permanent full time position which will see you focus on all aspects of Heavy Diesel mechanics and mobile plant equipment fitting. This role will be best suited to someone who enjoys varied and interesting work as you will learn to execute a range of OEM level services with a core focus on diagnostics, maintenance and repairs for our valued customer base.



Reporting to the Parts & Service Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Safety Commitment - Proactive awareness and total assurance of Hitachi's number one priority - always exercising a high standard of precaution and duty of care to yourself and for others around you.
  • Overhauling all minor and major hydraulic and mechanical components on various equipment
  • Undertaking diagnostic work, failure analysis and repairs; liaising with technical specialists when required
  • Completion and submission of all relevant paperwork and reports
  • Supervising, mentoring and coaching assistance for apprentices

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Trade Qualifications - Minimum Certificate III in a Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Experience & Skillset - Heavy Diesel mechanics and field service fitters with demonstrated work experience and technical knowledge of construction equipment - Hitachi equipment experience highly regarded
  • Positive can do attitude
  • Analytical thinking - Ability to navigate complex technical issues in repair and maintenance services with minimal to zero rework
  • Autonomous productivity - Initiative to plan work fronts efficiently and effectively, delivering quality outcomes to ensure Total Customer Satisfaction

Benefits

  • Rewarding pay rate + tool allowance + company biannual bonuses! $$$
  • Genuine work life balance working on the day shift from Monday to Friday on a 38 hour week.
  • Permanent Full Time Position and Long Term Career Opportunities - Job Security!
  • Full Uniform, PPE and safety shoes provided
  • Exclusive staff discounts on Medibank Health Insurance and other Hitachi products
  • Family-orientated team culture and regular team Toolbox Talks to check in on your wellbeing
  • Continuous training and upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work!

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate on any basis and whole-heartedly value diversity at our company.


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