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The Tipperary Group of Stations (TGS) including Tipperary, Litchfield and Douglas West is a large iconic pastoral property in the Northern Territory. The Group is currently in an exciting growth phase with strategic plans in key areas including cattle breeding and backgrounding, farming, fodder production and horticulture.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration


Immediate Start | Beginning 2024


Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • The Group presently has an opportunity for a Heavy Vehicle Diesel Fitter / Mechanic to join the team at Tipperary Station, one of Australia’s renowned cattle stations, only two hours’ drive from Darwin.

  • In this role, you will be required to carry out a variety of mechanical repairs and services to a wide range of mobile plant and equipment.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work cooperatively with the team to maintain the mobile plant fleet and equipment

  • Conduct preventive and breakdown repair to a high standard

  • Be proactive in identifying and reporting potential hazards

  • Carry out work in our workshop and in the field

Job Requirements:

Successful applicants must have:

  • Trade certificate

  • Previously Heavy Diesel Mechanic experience

  • Current unrestricted HR Australian Drivers Licence preferred

  • Maintenance and servicing experience on small and large equipment

  • Previous experience working in planned and reactive maintenance environments, diagnosis, overhaul, and maintenance repairs of heavy mobile plant and equipment

We are looking for someone with the following attributes:

  • Ability to work unsupervised

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective and productive working relationships

  • A commitment to safe work practices producing quality workmanship within the requiredtimeframe

  • Well-developed communication skills along with a team-oriented outlook

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Private male & female air-conditioned accommodation

  • 3 meals a day prepared by an excellent station cook

  • Wi-Fi access

  • Full mobile phone reception at the Tipperary home compound

  • Schooling to grade 6 available onsite

  • Access to station amenities including tennis court and swimming pool

  • Some of the best fishing spots in the NT

Put your CV together with at least 2 reference contacts, and send it via the apply now button or email to Juanita at or via the APPLY NOW button below.


  • Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment fitness for work testing, including acomprehensive medical, and drug & alcohol test

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

  • No dogs are allowed with this position

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