Leading Hand

Westrac Pty Ltd
Oct. 17, 2020, 8:01 a.m.
Nov. 13, 2020, 5:35 p.m.

Reporting directly to the Supervisor, the Leading Hand is responsible for the provision of high-level technical support, directing services with the operator to triage machine downtime events and provide direct contact, leadership and supervision of the pit fitters and shop floor, ensuring a high level of safety focus. 

Additionally, the role will involve carrying out repairs, maintenance and servicing on a range of Caterpillar Equipment as required, providing strong support to the Caterpillar product improvement plans and product support program and overseeing work execution management & compliance. Acting as the main point of contact between WesTrac and our clients, communication & relationship management with our customer base is also an integral part of this role.

This is a Residential Role working 7 days on, 3 days off & 7 nights on, 4 days off rotational, 11.5-hour shifts (inclusive of a 30-minute unpaid meal break).

What we can offer:

Supportive work environment and career progression opportunities

Salary sacrifice on Airline Memberships, Motor Vehicles and more

Residential position – home every night

Opportunities to fast track your career

Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral

Travel and Accommodation discounts available

Permanent Full Time Position

Inclusive work environment

Internal Promotion Opportunities

To be successful the following is required:

Australian Recognised Heavy Duty Mechanical Trade Qualification

Previous experience in a leadership role, or ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills

Valid HR Drivers Licence

Forklift & High Risk Work Licence desirable

Ability to work successfully within a team, autonomously and unsupervised

Familiarity with service literature

Excellent fault-finding skills

Ability to organise work teams and delegate tasks

Sound knowledge of Caterpillar literature and work order systems

Ability to communicate with people at all levels

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