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 recruiting a qualified Diesel Technician / Mechanic to join our busy Engine Repair & Rebuild workshop (Head Hunters) on a 5 x 2 (Monday – Friday) working roster.




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 Caterpillar transmissions and engines
  • Rebuilding engines from all makes/models
  • Disassembly of used machinery
  • 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 Engine & Transmissions (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 between up to $44 per hour (dependent on skill level) + Leave Loading + Tool Allowance + Super
  • Uniforms (laundered) & PPE
  • RDO
  • Overtime when available
  • Cat parts store discount
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Relocation assistance up to $5000 for eligible candidates
  • Work life balance
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program – refer a mate & receive up to $1000
  • Discounts with ANZ, Avis, Burson Auto Parts, Ford and many more!

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


Great time to make a change!


Please call Stella on 03 9566 0959 with any queries.


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