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Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: 84XKT_1694413937
Date Posted: Sep 11, 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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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment.

The Opportunity

Due to internal movement and growth within the Western Region, we are currently looking to appoint a highly skilled and experience HD Fitter / Mobile Plant Mechanic. This is an exciting opportunity to join company that values your lifestyle and offers a flexible roster with job security and stability and real career progression opportunities.

In this role, your key focus will be performing planned maintenance and carrying out major component change outs across various mine sites throughout the Pilbara and North West regions. Working alongside experienced team members, you will be united in your approach to completing quality OEM level work whilst providing great customer service to our clients.

Working a variety of FIFO rosters ex Perth or in the Southwest of Perth, you will:

  • Ensure the HCA Safety Culture is embraced, displayed and driven from within - safety takes priority over everything else
  • Hold relevant Australian (or Australian recognised) mobile plant trade qualifications
  • Have experience, knowledge and understanding of mining equipment
  • Have a strong work ethic and the ability to work in remote areas within a supported team
  • Have good communication and customer service skills with the ability to build long term relationships
  • A police clearance and current drivers licence are essential


In return for your hard work and commitment, you will receive:

  • Competitive starting wage, 15% nightshift loading, zone allowance & the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • Multiple rosters and ad hoc available
  • Scaled rates - starting rate $71/hr, potential to qualify for $89/hr based on yearly performance & training completed
  • Superannuation paid on all ordinary hours up to 12 hours per rostered shift
  • Minimum 12hrs paid for all work days whilst working in the Pilbara on rostered days
  • 1hr of Airport standby time & 2hrs of flight travel time paid to/from the Pilbara
  • All travel hours on site paid - airport to site, intersite, and site to camp / vice versa
  • Reimbursements paid for transport to and from home to airport, or airport parking
  • Laptop provided to new employees - no more paper timesheets!
  • 12hrs paid fatigue days whilst in the Pilbara
  • 210hr annual leave & 10 days' personal leave per annum
  • Great workplace culture - empathetic & supportive supervisors who strive for good work/life balance
  • Tailored training to suit career development - inclusive of both Hitachi product specific & high-risk training - paid at full rate for 12hrs on any rostered day
  • Relocation assistance if required
  • Opportunity to work on the entirety of the Hitachi range, inclusive of new EX-7
  • Exclusive staff discounts on Medibank Health Cover and Hitachi appliances, and other products & services
  • In house training departments that focus on increase of technical skills with opportunities for upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success. Skills matrix allowing visibility on training required available to advance and develop your career
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work while supplying you with full uniform and PPE!

At Hitachi, we value our people and work towards providing guidance on your career path towards a rewarding and successful experience. 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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