Heavy Diesel Technician

  • Highly competitive rate + lots of staff benefits
  • 7 on 7 off day/night roster
  • Opportunity for paid overtime on days off

Experienced (not necessarily qualified) heavy diesel mechanic to repair & service Cat product.

The role:
Working on site at Stockton Mine and supporting our customers, you will attend breakdowns, complete repairs and perform scheduled maintenance. The equipment includes 773 dump trucks, D10 dozers, loaders and drill rigs.  Planning your day to ensure maximum efficiencies, managing your workload and completing all associated admin and paperwork are important in this role.  

The (heated in winter) workshop is well equipped with great tooling and transport to and from the mine is provided from Westport. 


  • Highly competitive hourly rate
  • 7 on 7 off day/night 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 enjoy the rugged West Coast lifestyle

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: DLAO236656

Location: Westport

Closing Date: Monday, 30 May 2022