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Workshop Leading Hand | Launceston

  • Location:Tasmania | Rocherlea
  • Category:Service, Maintenance & Trades | Leading Hand
  • Reference ID:1040284
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Job posted: 27/03/2019
Applications close: Ongoing



  • Join a leading OEM and work alongside a friendly, collaborative team
  • Technical & Non-Technical training to further develop your career
  • Located in Rocherlea Tasmania

Position Details:

About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the Construction, Mining and Forestry industries. At the heart of HCA's trusted and reliable equipment lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions.

The Role

HCA is currently seeking an experienced Leading Hand to join our team in Launceston. This opportunity will see you leading a small team of tradesman's and apprentices on daily activities whilst performing servicing, maintenance and repairs on a wide range of equipment for our valued customers, You will also:

  • Maintain Quality Control of the workshop repairs
  • Assist the Service Manager to ensure efficient workshop flow through effective job allocation
  • Supervising, mentoring and assisting of apprentices
  • Assist in the ongoing of supervising and implementing QA and WHS practices throughout the workshop
  • Overhauling all minor and major hydraulic and mechanical
  • Undertaking diagnostic and repair work
  • Completion and submission of all relevant paperwork and reports 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have relevant trade qualification and experience in leading a small workshop team. You will also:

  • Have experience in the maintenance of earthmoving/construction equipment (or similar)
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to work autonomously and motivate those around you
  • A safety focus with a good understanding of OHS principles


In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • $$$ a competitive hourly rate + super + leading hand allowance + penalty rates (where required) and the chance to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • A full time Permanent role with paid annual leave and personal leave - Job Security!
  • Rewarding employee benefits on a range of goods and services with exclusive staff discounts
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work!

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate on any basis and wholeheartedly value diversity at our company.

  • Location: Tasmania | Rocherlea
  • Category: Service, Maintenance & Trades | Leading Hand
  • Reference ID:1040284