ASSISTANT MECHANIC

MINDEROO STATION

WA

HARVEST ROAD

Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world.

We are an expanding agri-food business with a growing portfolio of fine food and beverage brands for domestic and international markets, exporting to over 40 countries. We are a family-owned business committed to improving animal welfare and strives towards industry leadership throughout a vertically integrated beef business and our aquaculture operations.

Minderoo Station is located on the banks of the Ashburton River in the heart of the West Pilbara, WA. At only 45km from the town of Onslow, there is close access to local town amenities. Minderoo Station encompasses both cattle and farming enterprises, which includes a wide range of machinery types. The workshop onsite is well-kept, with good equipment to service mechanic’s requirements. With the station bordering the Exmouth Gulf there are some secret spots for the fishing enthusiast, along with great social events in the surrounding region.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate based on skill level

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

Harvest Road has an exciting permanent opportunity for an energetic Assistant Mechanic to join our tight-knit team based at Minderoo Station (not FIFO).


This role would suit someone who wants to experience life on a working cattle station, who is excited to be part of a progressive team, but also willing to work individually. Traveling between our Harvest Road properties will give you the opportunity to see the hidden gems of WA by road, chopper or plane. We also encourage you to get involved outside the workshop, and experience all that station life has to offer.


The successful candidate will gain a wide range of skills and experience on a variety of machines and vehicles ranging from roadtrains & earthmoving equipment to light vehicles and motorbikes.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate commitment to safe working practices at all times

  • Adhere to all directions from mechanic and station manager, however, able to use initiative when working alone

  • Service and repair various plant and machinery types, including and not limited to utilities, road trains, pumps, motorbikes, generators, earth moving equipment etc. under the guidance of current mechanic

  • Undertake steel fabrication and welding work

  • Travel to other stations within the group when required

Job Requirements:

  • 3rd year apprentice or above preferred, however exceptions for the right candidate

  • Manual driver's license

  • Strong focus on safety and quality of work

  • Able to work autonomously or as part of a team

  • Problem solving and diagnostic skills

  • Good time management and organisation skills

  • Possess a suitable fitness level to carry out required tasks

  • Motivated and hard-working, willing to be part of the Minderoo team culture

  • Pass a National Police Clearance and pre-employment medical assessment

  • Truck license (desirable)

  • Ability to weld - MIG and stick (desirable)

  • Own tools (desirable)

  • Passionate to be a part of the Agricultural industry (desirable)

Job Benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate based on skill level

  • Training opportunities available to the right applicant

  • Air-conditioned accommodation and meals. Couple accommodation available with potential work for your partner

  • Free Wifi and Telstra mobile coverage available

  • 5 week's annual leave

So, apply now and join one of Western Australia’s largest agri-food businesses. Go to https://www.harvestroad.com to learn more about our values and other career opportunities.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to having a workforce that reflects the community in which we live and work. We encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people of all ages, culturally diverse backgrounds, gender identity and sexual orientation to apply.

Harvest Road | 20220718