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DIESEL MECHANIC/DIESEL FITTER/AUTO MECHANIC – GLADSTONE

Prime Rentals is a fast-growing hire company built on a solid reputation of customer satisfaction, with a large range of equipment used by the mining, construction, building and maintenance industries throughout QLD.

At Prime we believe our people are our most valuable resource, their safety and well-being is of paramount importance. We are a community focused company that has developed a sustainable working environment by incorporating work-life balances. A privately-owned QLD company offering stability, direction and skills training for the right people.

Prime Rentals has established branches based in Bowen, Brisbane, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Moranbah and Rockhampton. Due to continued growth we are seeking a qualified Diesel Mechanic/Diesel Fitter/Automotive Mechanic for our Gladstone Service Centre Branch. This position is full-time.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The main responsibilities of this position are to:

  • Provide workshop professional mechanical service/maintenance and major rebuilds to ensure equipment is kept in good working order.

TRADES TASKS:

  • Perform workshop mechanical trades, major repairs and servicing of plant and equipment.
  • Perform scheduled safety inspections.
  • Fault finding and general equipment inspections to ensure all equipment is in good working order.
  • Correct disposal of waste (i.e. oil, filters, etc.) to comply with the Environmental Protection Act and company policy and procedures.
  • Ensuring the work area is maintained in a professional clean and tidy state to ensure safety.
  • Accurate completion of documentation and paperwork.
  • Coordinate with co-workers to schedule use of resources and assistance as needed.
  • Assist with the trade skills training and development of Trainees and Apprentices.
  • Communicate with management and provide specialist advice on plant life /end life.
  • Daily contact and reporting to the Supervisor to ensure open communication.OTHER:
  • Perform other duties as requested by your Supervisor from time to time.

OTHER:

  • Perform other duties as requested by your Supervisor from time to time.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL:

Trade qualified Mechanic related field (i.e. Diesel Mechanic/Diesel Fitter/Automotive Mechanic)

  • 5 + years post trade experience.
  • Current valid C-class manual drivers licence.
  • General experience with hydraulics.
  • High commitment to WH&S practices and focuses on eliminating and minimising hazards.
  • Sound administrative skills to ensure correct documentation is supplied to administration in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Physical strength and ability to work in awkward positions.
  • Willingness to undertake any job-related training your Manager deems appropriate.
  • Ability to obtain customer site inductions (i.e. Standard II Induction, Generic Induction, and any site specific Induction).
  • Ability to pass client job site medicals (i.e. Coal Board Medical).
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Basic Auto Electrical experience.

PREFERRED: (nice to have)

  • Current Forklift Ticket
  • Current EWP Ticket
  • Experience with maintaining elevated work platforms (i.e. Genie & JLG brands)
  • Experience with general equipment (i.e. generators, compressors, forklifts)
  • Construction industry White or Blue card
  • General welding experience
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Working at Heights ticket
  • Current First aid and CPR qualifications

CONTACT DETAILS AND APPLICATION
If you have any questions or problems with lodging your resume/application, please contact Deb Smillie – Human Resources, hr@primerentals.com.au using reference code GSCMF19 in your email subject line, or phone 07 4976 8110.

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