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Mechanic Competitive Salary Package 3 year contract

Advertiser: Nhulunbuy Corporation LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
5 Nov 2019
Katherine & Northern Australia
Work Type
Full Time
Trades & Services, Automotive Trades

We are looking for a professional, positive and engaged individual, seeking to make a difference in the demanding and a diverse role of Mechanic with Nhulunbuy Corporation.

Recognising talent and experience comes at a price and we have developed a salary package that exceeds industry benchmarks to attract the right person to become part of our Infrastructure team working directly alongside experienced individuals with direction from the Works Coordinator and guidance of the Manager - Strategic Infrastructure.

The position is afforded remote-area travel assistance, generous superannuation, annual leave loading and heavily subsidised accommodation with utilities. With an initial cash component of $77,192, the total package is valued around $120,000. This position is offered as a 3-year contract.

About us:

Nhulunbuy is a community of 3,400 and the regional centre for vast East Arnhem Land, located on the north-eastern tip of mainland Northern Territory.  Adjacent to the Gulf of Carpentaria, our nature is rugged, vast in opportunity and exquisite in experience.

The Corporation delivers municipal services to the community of Nhulunbuy through our four discrete business units (Aviation, Community, Finance and Infrastructure).

Our town is well serviced with two primary schools, district high school, day care centres, district hospital, medical centre, allied-health services and associated support industries in addition to several small to medium business enterprises, a variety of support industries and a major supermarket located in the vibrant Town Centre which is the melting pot of our community.

Enjoying your free time, we have a myriad of sporting clubs and associations supporting an active outdoor lifestyle, spectacular beaches within a few minutes’ drive and the opportunity to enjoy nature with fishing and camping on your doorstep.  When it’s time for a getaway, take advantage of our daily jet aircraft services to both Darwin and Cairns, both cities having domestic and international connections available.

Selection Criteria:

  • Hold a relevant Trade Qualification
  • Possess a current HR Class Driver’s Licence
  • Demonstrated experience in the maintenance of plant and equipment relevant to the position
  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance scheduling and plant replacement programs
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised and/or to work well in a team environment
  • Strong diagnostic/fault finding skills.
  • Sound hydraulic and auto-electrical knowledge
  • Possess an exceptional customer service approach

If this sounds like you, or you have relevant similar skills and experience, then we would like to hear from you.  Obtaining an information package is easy, contact us on 08 8939 2200 or download from our website where you can find other information about our fantastic community.

Please submit a covering letter, your CV and your written response to the Selection Criteria by 4pm Tuesday 27th November 2018 by email to  

All offers of employment are dependent on the successful completion of medical (including drug and alcohol) and criminal history checks.

Allison Mills

Chief Executive Officer

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