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The Hughes Pastoral Group, of Hughes Pastoral and Georgina Pastoral, runs over 180,000 head of Wagyu as well as Organic Angus infused cattle on their properties covering over 3 million hectares in QLD & NT.

Job Type:



Very competitive remuneration


Immediate Start



Job Description:

We are currently taking applications for the position of Mechanic to join the Lake Nash team.


  • Lake Nash is a large scale outback cattle station on the banks of the Georgina River in the NT. It is a beautiful location, only three hours to Mt Isa, access to local nurse clinic, variety of opportunities.

  • The station has approximately 30 staff, with ages varying from 18-60 years of age and a Social Club on the station where we all catch up for drinks and a BBQ every Saturday.  

  • We also attend local shows, races, camp drafts and rodeos which you would be welcome to attend with us as part of our team!

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

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

  1. LandCruisers

  2. Motorcycles

  3. Earthmoving Machinery – Skid Steer, Graders, Loader, Tele-handlers, Excavators, Roller

  4. Prime Movers – Volvos, Kenworths

  5. Small Engine repair – Kubota Engines

  • Implement the maintenance program and carry out repairs as required.  Including regular servicing, repairs and overhauls.

  • Provide support to station staff working on/with vehicles, plant and machinery

  • Manage the spare parts inventory

  • Creating and promoting a positive health and safety culture

  • Maintain an efficient and safe workshop

  • Maintain safety equipment (including safety glasses, goggles and face shields) and advise supervisor of any problems with these.

Job Requirements:

  • Trade qualification as a mechanic or equivalent (preferred but not essential, experience and attitude highly regarded)

  • In this position you may be required to work alone

  • You must be reliable, honest and self motivated. As well as neat and tidy, organised and punctual.

  • Drivers Licence

Job Benefits:

  • Very competitive remuneration

  • Inclusive of accommodation and all meals

  • The station also has access to 4G Telstra reception at the station homestead..

  • Training and licencing opportunities available.

For a confidential discussion on this position please contact Natalie at Lake Nash Station, on 07 4748 4877 / 0417 226 541 or via email Or please email a cover letter and resumé with at least 3 current references via the APPLY NOW button below

  • NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

Lake Nash | 20240416

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