Resident Field Service Diesel Technician
Ballarat, Vic

William Adams Cat are on the lookout for an experienced and qualified Resident Field Service Diesel Technician.  This is an autonomous and fast paced role that will see you working in Ballarat and surrounds and reporting to our Branch Manager in Horsham.


If you enjoy the challenge of delivering outstanding customer service and problem solving, while ensuring value for money for our customers, this could be a perfect fit for you.


A typical day for a Resident Diesel Technician will include:

  • Providing excellent customer service to our customers
  • Trouble shooting, repairs (same day) and maintenance on various Caterpillar equipment
  • Travel to and from customers sites
  • Ensuring accurate service reports are completed in a timely manner
  • Effectively managing all parts requirements - orders and credits  
  • Compliance with all company safety, health and environment procedures



You will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Qualified, experienced and highly capable Diesel Technician / Mechanic
  • Advanced mechanical diagnostic skills
  • Ability to service customers and their equipment to a very high standard
  • Ability to follow the job right through from booking to invoicing, as the key contact in the Ballarat and surrounding areas
  • Excellent time management and ability to think on your feet
  • Proven ability to be self-motivated and to work unsupervised
  • Current Drivers and Light Rigid Licence (heavy vehicle licence is also highly regarded)
  • Experience working on Cat machinery and knowledge of Cat parts and service systems (advantageous)


  • A base rate up to $48 per hour (dependent on roster & skill level) + Tool Allowance + Leave Loading & Super
  • Uniforms (laundered) 
  • Fully equipped service vehicle
  • Overtime (plenty on offer)
  • OEM Tooling
  • Cat parts store discount
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Relocation assistance up to $5000 for eligible candidates
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Trade upgrade and dual trade 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 experience in the field and enjoy work independently, and you want to join a team who are proud to represent a globally recognised brand, this may be the role for you!  


If you have experience in the field and are now looking to work on your own, looking to advance your career and enjoy working with people who are proud to represent a globally recognised brand, this may be the role for you!  


Want to know more?


Call David from our Talent Acquisition Team on 03 9566 0691 with any questions. 

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