Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.4 billion in 2017/18, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We are currently seeking an experienced Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician to undertake maintenance and repairs to a fleet of Quarry / Mining equipment including loaders, excavators, dump trucks, road transport trucks, trailers and ancillary assets to provide reliable equipment availability to our valued clients. The fleet comprises of predominantly Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo CE, Hitachi Construction and Mack Truck brands.

Reporting to the Contract Supervisor, the Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician will perform maintenance and repair work at our workshop based in Dry Creek and on site at various locations within South Australia as required.  This role will be required to work a rotating Day and Afternoon shift roster with the requirement for periodic Saturday shifts.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Comply with all necessary health, safety and environmental legislation, policies and procedures when performing maintenance and repairs in line with industry best practice and the original equipment manufacturers guidelines;

  • Providing technical and diagnostic assessments of equipment faults and using condition monitoring methods to prevent component failures;

  • Communicating with the Support team both verbally and in writing to ensure that all relevant information is captured in the Asset Management Information System and all documents and reports are completed accurately and in detail; and

  • Contributing to our continuous improvement initiative by determining root cause analysis of all part or component failures and suggesting innovative solutions to help eliminate failure reoccurrences.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Relevant recognised trade certificate; Experience working in a Heavy Mobile Equipment workshop and field service environment with extensive technical abilities and hands on mechanical and problem solving, analytical skills;

  • Understanding of condition monitoring principles;

  • Dogging certificate (desirable or willing to obtain within 3 months);

  • Forklift license (desirable or willing to obtain within a 3 month period)

  • HR license (desirable or willing to obtain within a 3 month period)

  • Demonstrated experience working in a role with a customer focus;

  • The ability to work as part of a team with flexibility and a positive attitude; and

  • Ability to complete documentation with a high attention to detail.

Babcock is committed to creating an organisational environment that proactively acquires and manages efficient and effective staff with the skills, capabilities and attitudes necessary to support the business in achieving its corporate goals. If you want to be part of an exciting new future with our Company, then please register your interest now. 

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in Australia.


Job no: EXAK91340

Location: Dry Creek - SA

Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019