Pilbara Service Technician

full-time - Western Australia

  • Great opportunity to gain valuable experience and work with a friendly team
  • Permanent, full time role based in Karratha
  • Excellent remuneration on offer including allowances and Service Vehicle

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and trade qualified Service Diesel Technician to join our OEM Group team. Karratha will be your home branch and you will travel to clients based in the Pilbara as required. Reporting to the Service Manager in Perth, you will conduct repairs and maintenance on pressure cleaner machines and small motor equipment. You will assist the Pilbara Sales Coordinator with customer enquiries on spare parts and dispatching stock when required. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your skills beyond the workshop.

If you are mechanically minded, describe yourself as a self-starter and want to work in a supportive team environment, come join OEM Group. Full training in Perth will be provided to the successful applicant with ongoing support given to grow your skills and abilities. Candidate must be willing to travel to work over an initial 3 month period for training.

This is a Monday to Friday role, hours are typically 7am to 3.30pm.

About OEM Group

Our team of expert technicians can service and repair all brands of pressure cleaner, space heater or industrial vacuums at our workshop in Perth or onsite, and our mobile units can also come to you. Founded in Perth, Western Australia, OEM Group is proudly West Australian owned and operated so we understand the unique needs of our large state and country.

OEM Group is very proud to be the exclusive WA Distributors for SPITWATER Pressure Cleaners and JETFIRE Space Heaters.

In this role, you will:

  • Carry out mechanical inspections in accordance with manufactures requirements

  • Strip and assess equipment for repairs

  • Fault finding and diagnosis

  • Test equipment and check that specific requirements have been met

  • Testing and commissioning of new machines for Sales department as required.

  • On occasion, conduct maintenance, repairs, inspections and field servicing at our client’s sites.

  • Ensure necessary paperwork and records are completed

  • Pre and post Hire checks of hire machines

  • Provide backup as Warehouse / Storeperson during busy periods and when other staff on leave

  • Assist with customer enquiries, sales enquiries, answering phone calls, etc.

Skills and Attributes

  • Trade qualified is desirable

  • Previous experience working in servicing and repairs

  • Currently hold or able to obtain a valid WA drivers licence

  • Forklift licence desirable (or training given to applicate)

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and individually as required

  • Mechanical & electrical problem-solving skills

  • Ability to read & comprehend instructions

  • Basic numeracy skills, having the ability to use these skills with weight, volume & distance

  • Strong attention to detail

Employee Benefits

  • Generous Salary + a Vehicle + Housing Allowance + Super

  • A collaborative and supportive environment

  • A company who values their people

  • Uniforms and PPE provided

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), free flu vaccinations and other benefits offered



To apply, click on 'Apply Now' and send through a copy of your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for this role. 

If you wish to discuss any aspects of this role in more detail, please contact Kelly Tufilli (Human Resources) on (08) 9270 0200 or email careers@oemgroup.com.au. 

OEM Group is committed to diversity and an inclusive workplace.

Whilst all applicants will be carefully considered, we will only contact you personally if you are short-listed for an interview. OEM Group reserves the right to commence interview or withdraw the job vacancy at any time.

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