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Location: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
Job ID: 8RJQM_1686090987
Date Posted: Jul 6, 2023
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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The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced Trades Assistant to join our Service team based in Dandenong. Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, you will be responsible for assisting our tradespeople with their day to day tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our team and work on some of Australia's leading Earthmoving equipment.


  • Competitive pay rate + potential overtime + company biannual bonuses!
  • Permanent Full Time Position in a leading OEM with long term job security
  • Genuine life / work balance working on a Monday to Friday roster with potential weekend work
  • Exclusive staff discount on a range of goods and services
  • OEM training and opportunities for upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Supportive mentors who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success

To be successful in the role, you will possess:

  • Previous experience in a trades assistant or similar role
  • Previous hand and power tooling experience highly regarded
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and customer service etiquette
  • An uncompromising commitment to quality workmanship and safety policies and procedures

Key responsibilities include:

  • Material handling and setting up of equipment
  • Assist in coordination of the work schedule and preparing jobs
  • Ensure reports and paperwork are completed in a timely manner
  • General housekeeping and cleaning
  • Conduct your work in compliance with all quality and safety standards and procedures
  • Maintaining rental fleet alongside qualified trades person.

About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. Hitachi is a global OEM renown for inspiring innovation, technology and creating a sustainable future. With over 1,300 staff nationally, Hitachi provides the opportunity for you to make a difference. At the heart of our machines, our talented and dedicated employees are committed to providing industry-leading after sales service and reliable solutions, with the goal of total customer satisfaction. Guided by our leadership principles, we value our people through open communication and feedback so that you can contribute purposefully towards Hitachi's continued success.

We proudly partner with key charities who make significant positive impacts in paediatric health, indigenous education, mental health and cancer research. Additionally, Hitachi commits to protecting our environment through local initiatives which contribute towards global sustainability goals, ensuring that we leave the world a better place.

How to Apply

Come and discover the opportunity to join the team at Hitachi. To apply visit our careers website and submit your application.

At Hitachi, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who recruits based on merit and capabilities. We encourage and support a diverse talent pool of skill, ethnicity and gender, to create a wide culture of shared values and enriched experiences in our business.

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