Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Heavy Diesel Mechanic Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Heavy Diesel Mechanic to join our team.


  • Service & maintenance of crane trucks;
  • Conducting major and minor faults finding repairing and/or replacing as required (engine parts, brakes, drums);
  • Diagnostics and heavy repairs;
  • Keeping a clean & tidy workplace;
  • Field work;
  • Servicing trucks and trailers, including scheduled maintenance and breakdowns;
  • Working closely and communicating with customers.


  • 2-5 years post-apprenticeship experience;
  • Trade qualified diesel motor/heavy motor mechanic;
  • Physically fit, able to work in a variety of locations and a range of weather conditions;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritize workload to ensure smooth running on operations;
  • Relevant qualification (at least AQF Cert IV) or a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Heavy Diesel Mechanic on European trucks;
  • Repair and/or replace defective parts;
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Liaising with existing suppliers and researching alternative suppliers for all workshop items;
  • Detecting and diagnosing faults in parts and engines;
  • Experience working on European heavy commercial vehicles and varied trailer types and configurations;
  • Conducting bi-annual ‘plant assessor’ risk assessments on all vehicles and machines;
  • Checking daily pre-starts submitted by site personnel and scheduling required items;
  • Current clean drivers licence, police clearance and a valid construction industry white card;
  • Forklift license preferred.