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LIVERINGA STATION

MECHANIC

WA

HANCOCK AGRICULTURE & S.KIDMAN

Hancock Agriculture is a renowned agricultural company, encompassing Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations, and S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd. With a rich history in agriculture, we manage over 20 properties across Australia, covering a vast land area of 3.49 million hectares. As one of the country's largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle, we maintain a herd of over 150,000.

As a vertically integrated farming operation, we oversee every step of the process, from breeding and backgrounding to grain feeding and sales of the finished product. This approach ensures the highest standards of animal husbandry, traceability, and quality assurance. At Hancock Agriculture, we are proud to offer our team members the unique opportunity to be part of an organisation that upholds these exceptional standards.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Competitive remuneration

Start:

March 2024

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

We seek an experienced Station Mechanic to join our operations at Liveringa Station, WA.  This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness.


Liveringa Station spans over 267,000 hectares located in the picturesque West Kimberley Region on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River. The property is an extensive beef cattle breeding operation running 25,000 head cattle alongside a hugely successful irrigated farming operation. Liveringa mustering involves helicopters, horses and motorbikes based on low stress stock handling techniques. Located only two hours from the tourist town of Broome, Liveringa is well situated to access all that the Kimberley has to offer.


Our team regularly attends training courses such as horsemanship and livestock handling in order to upskill employees. Throughout the year we attend local horse and social events in the area. Liveringa prides itself on teamwork and community, where all team members are valued and respected, and play an integral part in the successful and smooth running of the station.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Station Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Establish and manage the maintenance program for all station vehicles, plant and machinery

  • Implement the maintenance program and carry out repairs as required

  • Undertake regular services according to the maintenance schedule

  • Carry out repairs and overhauls as required

  • Procure and organise materials and equipment

  • Maintain an efficient and safe workshop

  • Manage the spare parts inventory.

Job Requirements:

  • Trade qualification as a mechanic or equivalent

  • Driver’s licence (class C)

  • Experience working as a mechanic in similar environment is desirable but not essential

  • Ability to read and interpret workplace-related documentation

  • Sound written and spoken communication skills

  • Sound organisational and problem-solving skills

  • A genuine passion for agriculture..

Job Benefits:

  • At Liveringa Station, we are committed to providing our team members with a rewarding and comfortable experience. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer competitive remuneration, ongoing internal flight training and the chance to immerse yourself in the unique beauty of Western Australia.

  • Become part of a team that values collaboration, mutual support, and a strong sense of community. We foster a positive work culture where everyone feels respected and valued.

  • Enjoy a comfortable living space and indulge in delicious, nourishing home cooked meals prepared with care by our cooks.


Apply below with your resume and references.

 

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.

REF | 20231020 | CL 20240108 | Reop 20240207

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