LV Mechanic to Mobile Plant Upskill - Komatsu -Perth Based Positions

Blue Tongue Recruit

Great opportunity to start the new year with a new career - Perth Based work- Early February Start 2020

  • Are you looking to break into the lucrative Mining sector?
  • Great opportunity to start the new year with a new career - Perth Based work
  • Become a technician of the future in working for a leading OEM
Blue Tongue specialises in hiring & training mobile mechanics for the mining sector. With over a decade of work-force planning and skills development we have become known as the "go-to" boutique employer for automotive mechanics that are looking to break into mining sector.

We currently have 10 full time positions with Blue Tongue for LV mechanics to work as heavy mobile mechanics for Komatsu Australia, based out of the Perth workshop. Candidates will start work in the workshop and in around 6 months you will then partake in an 8-week intensive training course at TAFE in Perth which will provide you with the hands on heavy repair and hydraulics experience.

This is a unique program and a golden pathway for motivated and experienced car mechanics to achieve their big break in a role that provides practical up-front training and on-going career opportunities with one of the world’s leading OEM’s.
Selected employees will be exposed to working in the workshop on various types of repair. Opportunities to work on-site in various parts of WA will open up once you have gained a level of confidence and proficiency.

Successful applications will need to demonstrate: 
  • A certificate 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanic (minimum)
  • Previous experience with dealer and/or independent workshops
  • At least 3 years post trade experience 
  • Strong employment stability 
  • Previous exposure to heavy machinery will highly regarded
  • Electrical and hydraulic knowledge is highly advantageous
Once you are qualified and have real experience in repairing and diagnosing various parts of mobile machinery, you will be given opportunities to work on-site. Shifts will be 8-10 hours per day 5 days per week initially.
All applicants will be required to participate in a pre-employment medical, drug & alcohol screening and national police clearance.

Working for Blue Tongue as a Diesel Mechanic means you will be truly looked after. We treat our mechanics like you deserve to be treated for all your hard work. We believe that there is a unique opportunity for mechanics to be strategic and not just chase $. Technicians with the right qualifications in the future will be in the box seat to ride the wave of technology. Secure your future now.