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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Aronui Feedlot, Dalby QLD)

Aronui Feedlot is located 20 km from Dalby. We are looking to share the Australian experience and require employees from a diverse range of backgrounds with a variety of skills, talents and aspirations, and a strong work ethic to join us.


We are currently seeking a machinery mechanic to service and maintain all fixed and running machinery on the Aronui Feedlot.


Seeking an individual with the following qualities:

  • Diesel Mechanic or Diesel Fitter trade qualification - Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, Certificate IV in Agriculture with machinery and equipment repair elective complete or Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology accepted.

  • Experience working with heavy vehicles

  • Current driver’s license & truck license (or willingness to obtain)

  • Electrical experience highly regarded

  • Ability to work well independently without supervision, as well as part of a team

  • Ability to complete paperwork and job cards thoroughly and accurately

  • Self-motivation, initiative and the ability to own a job from start to finish is essential

  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and thorough

  • Strong focus on workplace safety and work ethics


Duties & responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and service all machinery, e.g. feed trucks, loaders, Toyotas, bobcats.

  • Undertake all fixed maintenance of mill machinery.

  • Operate machinery when required.

  • Perform your job in a safe manner in line with AACo safety programs and procedures

  • Take responsibility for your safe work behaviour

  • Carry out repairs and overhauls as required

  • Complete records of work carried out

  • Maintain spare parts

  • Maintain an efficient and safe workshop

  • Train operators to perform daily checks and services

  • Repairs and services to water pumps and pumping equipment

  • Schedule the fixing of bores according to urgency

  • Preventative maintenance

  • Service and repairs

  • Component change outs

  • Breakdowns support

  • Minor and major shutdown support


Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Diesel Mechanic trade qualification - certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, Certificate IV in Agriculture with machinery and equipment repair elective complete or Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology accepted

  • Experience in welding, carpentry, concreting and/or fabrication preferred

  • Technical capability and understanding

  • High level of organisation skills

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Independently carry out servicing, repairs & maintenance, fault finding & diagnostics on a wide range of equipment including but not limited to: Trucks & Trailers, Buses, 4wd's, Earthmoving & Agricultural Equipment


Training and development to promote career growth is a key component in the AACo way of working. If you are interested in a career in feedlotting or agriculture please apply.



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