Apprentice Plant Mechanic/Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Job ID: 33118 Randalls Equipment

Randalls Equipment stands as the longest-serving forestry equipment company in Australia. Guided by a "Customer First Philosophy," we take pride in manufacturing Randalls' log grapples and offering unparalleled support for leading brands such as PONSSE, SANY, SP Maskiner, Indexator, and Clark machines and accessories.

With facilities in Point Cook, Launceston, and Mount Gambier, our family-oriented company places a strong emphasis on the safety, wellbeing, and community commitment of our employees.

About the Role:

We are seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team as a Plant Mechanic/Heavy Diesel Apprentice in Mount Gambier. As an apprentice, you will gain the relevant knowledge, skills, and experience as well as a nationally recognised qualification.

In this role, you will:

  • Learning in Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology or Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Comply with responsibilities relating to the terms of the apprenticeship Training Contract (training, attendance and attainment of competencies)
  • Under supervision, assist in carrying听out mechanical inspections, servicing and repairs per manufacturer and OHS requirements
  • Inspect customer equipment upon return and immediately report any damages to capture/ recoup costs
  • Work closely with experienced mechanics to develop your skills and knowledge of diesel engines and hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Ensure Occupational Health and Safety requirements, Safe Operating Procedures and Safe Operating Practices are adhered to at all times
  • Learn to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and diagrams
  • Travel to customer sites as required

If you thrive in a diverse and ever-changing environment, this role is tailor-made for you.

Skills and Experience required

  • Driver's licence (beneficial)
  • Mechanical mindset and genuine interest in the trade
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn
  • Commitment to completing apprenticeship
  • Ability to fulfil the physical requirements of the role
  • Be punctual, reliable and have a good attendance record

Benefits and perks

  • Above apprenticeship award wages
  • Obtain a nationally recognised trade certificate upon completion of your apprenticeship
  • Fantastic work culture
  • Diverse and interesting workload听
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Learn from and be supported by experienced and qualified technicians.
  • Monthly RDO
  • Supportive and generous management team
  • Social events

If you have a strong work ethic and a passion for mechanics, we want to hear from you. Click Apply now and kickstart your career!

To be eligible for an apprenticeship or traineeship you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have full working rights.

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