Diesel Fitter

Posted 01 December 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAutomotiveDiesel Mechanic

Job description

Job reference - 36091

  • Chance to work in the vibrant city of Cairns, surrounded by stunning natural beauty
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Accommodation provided for the right candidate

Access 32 years of our client relationships and connections and find your next job. Build your future with Jobcorp.

If you are a motivated and skilled Diesel Mechanic looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you! This role is based in Cairns, Australia.

Cairns is a tropical paradise where the rainforest meets the reef. Experience the convenience of living in Cairns, where creeks, 4x4 tracks and beaches are just moments away. Not to mention some of the best fishing spots in the country.

The role

  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain diesel engines used in hydraulic systems and equipment
  • Perform routine inspections and preventative maintenance on diesel engines to ensure their optimal performance
  • Troubleshoot and identify technical issues with diesel engines and develop effective repair solutions
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components, or systems in diesel engines
  • Conduct tests and accurately analyse results to ensure proper function and performance
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure projects and tasks are completed efficiently
  • Maintain detailed records of all repairs, inspections, and maintenance done on diesel engines
  • Follow all safety regulations and guidelines to promote a safe working environment


  • Proficient in undertaking servicing and diagnosing repairs.
  • Sound knowledge of a variety of different machinery across a range of light and heavy vehicles with a focus on earthmoving equipment, trucks and trailers.
  • Ability to work onsite, autonomously and after hours required.
  • Ability to implement SWMS and utilise correct PPE is essential.
  • Trade Qualified Diesel Fitter.
  • White card an advantage but not a necessity.

In return

  • Salary starting at AUD$80,000 (plus super)
  • Accommodation provided for the right candidate
  • A supportive team environment
  • Ongoing training and development

How to apply
If you are based in New Zealand and wanting to move to Australia and meet the requirements - please APPLY NOW.

We are able to assist you with your visa requirements making the process easy and seamless.

For more information contact the team at Jobcorp for a confidential discussion. Phone during NZ business hours: Freephone 0800 67 57 47 from landline and mobile. The international landline is +64 9 271 3200.

If reading online, click the APPLY NOW section and submit your application online.

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