Resident Field Service Diesel Technician / Mechanic

We are seeking a highly experienced and trade qualified Resident Field Service Diesel Technician to join our William Adams team. Burnie will be your home branch and you will predominately be based in Roseberry, Tasmania.




Reporting to the Service Manager, you will provide same day, safe breakdown repair services for our customer’s onsite equipment. 


Your typical day will look a little like this:

  • Providing outstanding customer service to our loyal customers
  • Trouble shooting, repairs (same day) and maintenance on various Cat equipment
  • Effectively managing all parts requirements - orders and credits  
  • Compiling and completing accurate reporting
  • Working autonomously to manage your time and maximise efficiency
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintaining a William Adams service vehicle



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

  • A fully qualified Diesel Technician with extensive experience in the field
  • Extensive experience working with Caterpillar machinery
  • Advanced mechanical diagnostic skills
  • Enjoy working on your own and thinking on your feet
  • Hold a current Drivers  (heavy vehicle licence also highly regarded)
  • Proven ability to be self-motivated, proactive and to work unsupervised
  • Working knowledge of Caterpillar parts and service systems & computer diagnostics
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment D&A screen and functional assessment
  • Caterpillar AD45B, AD55, AD60 and R2900G experience desired
  • Air Conditioning Licence
  • Rigger/Doggers licence


  • A base rate between $40 - $45 per hour + Resident allowance + Mine Site allowance + super
  • Accommodation provided whilst on shift
  • Uniforms & PPE
  • Overtime
  • Cat parts store discount
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Relocation assistance up to $5000 for eligible candidates
  • 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 extensive experience in the field and are now looking to work entirely on your own, while being supported by the broader William Adams team, this may be the role for you! 




Or for any questions call Stella on 03 9566 0959.

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