Heavy Diesel Technician

  • World leading brand – Caterpillar
  • 7 days on 7 days off roster
  • Lots of staff benefits

Experienced mining heavy diesel mechanic to repair & service Cat product.

The role:
Working at Macraes Mine and closely with OGL staff, you will attend to new machine warranty repairs, perform component change outs and work as labour hire for our customer. 

Its 12 hour shifts on a 7 on 7 off day time roster, with the potential to move to rotating day/night shifts in the future.  Transport from Dunedin is an option. 

On your rostered days off, there is field service work available to support our Dunedin branch. 


  • Highly competitive hourly rate
  • 7 days on 7 days off roster
  • Opportunity to work paid overtime
  • Discount fuel card for family use
  • Subsidised medical insurance
  • $ for $ superan contribution to 6%
  • PPE and uniform
  • An opportunity to work at the largest mine site in New Zealand

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.

This is a great opportunity to join the respected Terra Cat team and to be part of the mining scene in New Zealand.

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: KFAM136359

Location: Dunedin

Closing Date: Friday, 4 February 2022