WesTrac Pty Ltd

Our Bathurst team is seeking Workshop Auto Electricians to join the team!

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, an Auto Electrician with WesTrac is responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on a range of CAT machines – Wheel Tractor-Scrapers through to R3000 Series Loaders. Your expertise and technical skills will be vital in ensuring the smooth operation of our customer’s equipment. With a strong focus on safety, you will bring a drive and motivation to succeed in delivering high-quality work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and repairs on a range of mining equipment and general construction machines including diagnosing electrical issues, troubleshooting problems, and conducting necessary repairs to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Conduct inspections of electrical systems to identify any potential issues or areas requiring maintenance which involves assessing the condition of electrical components, wiring, and connections
  • Utilize your expertise in electrical systems to effectively troubleshoot and diagnose complex electrical problems which may involve using diagnostic tools, reading wiring diagrams, and consulting technical manuals to identify and resolve issues efficiently.
  • Full machine rebuilds, replace/overhaul complete machine electrical system including mine site additional electrical add on systems, fire suppression, grease systems, load rite, battery and starter isolator installation etc.

Remuneration & Roster

  • Monday to Friday, dayshift only
  • Potential earnings from $110,000 – $140,000

*Rates above are a guide only; each candidate will be assessed based on competencies and experience within role*

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Cert III Automotive Electrical (essential)
  • Previous mining or heavy vehicle experience highly regarded
  • Sound working knowledge of Caterpillar equipment
  • Ability to work autonomously if required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong diagnostic and repair skills, with a commitment to meeting customer requirements

Why WesTrac?

  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive up to $3000!
  • Annual Remuneration and performance review
  • Additional purchased leave through Flexi-Time opt in
  • Discounted CAT Hand Tools
  • Fitness Passport for the whole family
  • Income protection with 24/7 coverage + 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Opportunities for progression with pathways to field services, sales and leadership roles
  • Dealership network with opportunities for short term or permanent transfers
  • Salary Packaging + Novated leases

Next Steps

If you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link. For further information regarding this role, please contact Kate on 1300 797 028 and quote job number 1035. Successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory National Criminal History Check as part of the recruitment process.

At WesTrac, we’re made for more of what matters most. More family time, with paid parental leave, flexible working arrangements and purchased leave programs to give you the work life balance you’ve always wanted. More development opportunities, with WesTrac’s own in house RTO – 50737, access to your own guided learning platform and a range of pathways to help you steer your career in the direction of your dreams. More diversity, with over 4,000 team members with a tonne of differences, united by our passion for building a better tomorrow. As an industry leader and employer of choice, we’re Made for More.

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At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success.

WesTrac is a member of the Diversity Council of Australia and recognises the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace, and we are committed to achieving a diverse and engaged workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates.

WesTrac is an endorsed employer for women via WORK180 – who have reviewed our policies, processes, and initiatives to certify that we are an organisation that supports diversity, inclusion and equality.

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