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Diesel Mechanic

  • 588954
  • Dandenong, VIC, Australia, 3175
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent

Full time permanent opportunity | Based in Dandenong South | Competitive rates $$

Downer's Road Services business is one of the largest non-government owned road services businesses in Australia. We operate from a network of over 50 depots and maintain more than 33,000 km of road. Our business is involved in many exciting ventures within the civil road industry throughout the country.

A fantastic opportunity is now available for a qualified and experienced Workshop & Field Service Mechanic working within our Roads Services Plant Business based out from our workshop in Dandenong South, Victoria. 

The role would see you in a hybrid capacity working in the workshop as well as attending to service repairs in the field. You will ensure that the highest standard of plant reliability and availability is achieved, whilst maintaining Downer’s Safety and regulatory standards.

What you’ll bring

  • Trade qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic or Technician / Fitter or Equivalent (essential)
  • Current HR Licence & current Forklift Licence (desirable)
  • Strong background in Auto Electrical work an advantage
  • Previous experience working with mobile plant & equipment
  • Hydraulic knowledge (essential)
  • Strong fault-finding skills and break down support
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • A strong commitment to a Zero Harm culture
  • Willingness to undergo pre-employment medical including Drug and Alcohol test.

What’s on offer

  • Highly supportive, ongoing training and team building activities
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Opportunity for overtime (night shift rotating roster)
  • Dynamic work environment working on a large variety of modern trucks, plant and equipment
  • The unique opportunity to work in an organisation where the safety of our people and the environment is at the forefront of all that we do.
  • A long-term career opportunity working with an ASX Listed Company

For more information please contact  Gayathri Balasubramanian – Talent & Sourcing Business Partner, Road Services.


Job Reference # 588954

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.


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