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LAKE NASH STATION

MECHANIC

NT

HUGHES PASTORAL CO

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:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Very competitive remuneration

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Ongoing

Job Description:

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


ABOUT LAKE NASH:

  • 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 lakenashstn@georginapastoral.com.au. 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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