Heavy Diesel Field Service Technician


  • World leading brand – Caterpillar
  • Option to work 5 on 5 off roster
  • Lots of staff benefits + overtime rates

Experienced plant & equipment heavy diesel mechanic to repair & service Cat product.

The role:
Based out of our Palmerston North branch and working from your field service vehicle you will fault find, diagnose, trouble shoot, service, perform maintenance and repair Cat equipment all whilst delivering exceptional customer service.  The Palmerston North branch supports operations across the greater Manawatu and Whanganui region so you will go to some awesome, and at times remote, locations.  Planning your day to ensure maximum efficiencies, managing your workload and completing all associated admin and paperwork are important in this role.  

Our tight branch team is one of the six branches making up the Lower North Island region.  Civil Construction makes up the majority of work but there is plenty of variety servicing other industries as well. 


  • Highly competitive hourly rate
  • Paid overtime
  • Option for 5 on 5 off roster
  • Unique opportunity to apply for Antarctic secondment
  • Discount fuel card for family use
  • Subsidised medical insurance
  • $ for $ superannuation contribution to 6%
  • PPE and uniform
  • A great team with an active social club

Terra Cat:
We are the New Zealand Caterpillar dealer.  We are owned by Sime Darby Berhad and built on 90+ years’ experience in the New Zealand market.  With a network of 13 branches, we offer the entire Caterpillar product range, and the parts and services connected to supporting our product. 

With a strong vision of where we want to be in 2025, our values of No Harm, Integrity, Openness and Care guide what we believe, what we stand for and how we work.  It has never been a better time to join our business.

If you are an experienced Heavy Diesel Technician wanting a change this could be the opportunity you have been looking for. 

To apply, hit the Apply Now button or for more information call Jane on 03 983 2380.

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Permanent - Full Time

Job no: JZEP136338

Location: Palmerston North

Closing Date: Wednesday, 2 February 2022