Diesel Technician/Mechanic

We are seeking an experienced Diesel Technician to join our busy Clayton Component Rebuild Centre.




Reporting to the Specialisation Supervisor, you will be responsible for carrying out minor and major repairs on the full range of Caterpillar components including Engines, Transmissions, Hydraulic pumps, valves, and cylinders, as well as operating engine and transmission dynameter's.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out overhaul, repairs and maintenance of earthmoving, construction, mining and agricultural components
  • Troubleshooting and testing of components, engine transmissions, fuel system
  • Ensuring appropriate Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) are applied at all times
  • Comply with all company safety, health & environment procedures
  • Providing quality customer service 
  • Guiding & mentoring trade assistants and apprentices 



To be considered for this role you will have the following skills, experience and attributes:


Essential requirements:

  • Qualified Diesel Technician
  • Committed to delivering superior customer service
  • A strong commitment to safety, health & environment procedures
  • Component rebuild experience (engine, Transmission, Final Drives, Cylinders etc)

Desirable requirements: 

  • Familiarity of Caterpillar computer diagnostics
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Working knowledge of parts & service systems
  • Previous supervision or mentoring of trades assistants/apprentices


  • A base rate between $39 - $45 per hour (dependent skill level) + leave loading + tool allowance + super
  • Uniforms (laundered) + PPE
  • RDO
  • Tool Loans (interest free)
  • Overtime (plenty on offer)
  • Cat parts store discount
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Relocation assistance up to $5000 for eligible candidates
  • 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.


Want to know more?


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

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