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Workshop Diesel Technician / Mechanic

With over 90 years as a Caterpillar Dealer, William Adams has proudly made its mark.  Together with Caterpillar, we've been there for customers - selling and servicing the best equipment in the world - on land, at sea, in construction, mining and industry. 


We are seeking trade qualified Diesel Technicians to join our William Adams team based out of our Clayton workshopThis is a full-time permanent position, offering the following rosters:


  • 7 x 7 (Wed - Tues, 12 hour days)
  • 5 x 2 (Mon - Fri, 8 hour days) 
  • 4 x 3 (Mon - Thurs or Tues to Fri, 10 hour days)




Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, you will be responsible for repairs and maintenance of all types of Caterpillar equipment and components.  


Your typical day will look a little like this:

  • Trouble-shooting, repairing and maintenance of Cat equipment and their components; hydraulics, transmissions and engines   
  • Starting your day off in a Cats meeting, discussing safety & new topics
  • Compiling and completing accurate reporting
  • Working as a team to manage your time and maximise efficiency
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Work alongside a high performing team, who are passionate about the gear they work on



You will bring the following skills, experience, and attributes to the role:

  • A fully qualified Diesel Technician with practical experience
  • Previous experience working on Cat machinery (great to have)
  • A strong commitment to safety, health & environment procedures
  • A proactive and positive attitude, with strong work ethic
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment D&A screen and functional assessment


  • A base rate up to $46 per hour (dependent on roster & skill level) + Tool Allowance & Super
  • Interest free tool loans
  • Uniforms (laundered) & PPE
  • Overtime (plenty on offer)
  • RDO for 5x2 Roster
  • Cat parts store discount
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Relocation assistance up to $5000 for eligible candidates
  • Work life balance with varied roster options
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Trade upgrade opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program – refer a mate & receive up to $3000
  • Access to our Wellbeing portal, packed with resources and tools to support your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Save with The Hub, our reward and benefits platform with discounts at over 470 retailers such as; JB HI-FI, Woolworths, BCF + more!

If you have the drive and ambition to progress, this could be the start to a long-term career at William Adams.


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Call Stella from our Talent Acquisition Team on 03 9566 0959 with any questions.

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