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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

Diesel Mechanic - DM1120

12 November 2020

Diesel Mechanic

 AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple action orientated ‘can do - make it happen’ attitude. 

We are currently looking for a trade qualified Diesel Mechanic to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

This position will suit a self driven person that has great time management skills. This position will play an integral role in the ongoing repairs and maintenance of our diverse mobile fleet. We offer job security and above award remuneration, and a great roster to allow for a good work/life balance.

The position is based on a 12 hour day shift roster. Working approximately 13 days per month, with a 7 day straight block rostered off work each month. It should be noted that this position is required to work 3 out of every 4 Saturdays, however applicable penalties are attracted to these hours.

Abilities and skills required:

  • Completed trade certificate (Australian Recognised)
  • Previous experience working on heavy machinery
  • Sound mechanical knowledge
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong commitment to workplace health & safety
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘DM1120’ to the below addresses. For further information please email recruitment@akd.com.au or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

Note: Applications close 27th November 2020.

 Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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