Employment Opportunity - HD Mechanic


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Engineering Maintenance/Works   Division: Infrastructure Services

Level 5- $ 104,260.81 (Incl Port Hedland Allowance)

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

This is a permanent full-time position based at our depot in Wedgefield. We are seeking an experienced and qualified Diesel Mechanic to join our workshop team. You will provide mechanical servicing to all business units of the Town of Port Hedland.

The Town is willing to offer casual employment to suitable candidates who wish to be engaged on a casual basis

For further information, please refer to the position description attached.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Mechanical trade qualification
  • Extensive experience in light and heavy machinery maintenance operations
  • HR class manual driver’s license
  • White Card
  • Forklift ticket
  • National Police Clearance
  • Rights to work in Australia

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Five weeks annual leave
  • 9-day fortnight/RDO
  • Wellness program (includes free gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Jessica Twaddle, Coordinator Workshop & Fleet on 0407 388 273 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au 

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close 11.45pm Friday 7th October.  

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait

Attachments : - 20220406 PD_HD Mechanic V1.pdf

Posted on Sep 21 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 7 Oct 2022 23:45:00