Oamaru Resident Heavy Diesel Field Service Technician


  • Oamaru – the next boom town of NZ
  • Affordable housing, good schools, endless outdoor experiences
  • Role that allows the work life balance you are looking for

The role:

Living in Oamaru (or surrounds) this role will meet the needs of our existing Oamaru/Waitaki customers, grow our local business and offer support to Macraes mine. 

As the Oamaru Resident you will be one of the first points of contact for this regions’ customers.  You will work on a variety of gear fault finding, repairing, troubleshooting and performing general and preventative maintenance in the field with our customers.   Being back up support to Macraes Mine you’ll get the opportunity to work in a mining environment on the big gear that dreams are made of!

We offer:

  • Highly competitive hourly rate
  • Paid overtime
  • Option for 5 on 5 off roster
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Unique access to Caterpillar systems and support
  • Discount fuel card for family use
  • Subsidised medical insurance
  • $ for $ superan contribution to 6%
  • PPE and uniform
  • A great team with an active social club


You will need:

  • to be qualified and experienced working on heavy plant & equipment
  • a strong customer service focus – getting it right for our customers
  • awesome communication skills
  • commitment to completing the admin and paperwork side of this role
  • self-motivation, a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself

Terra Cat is in an exciting stage of growth and this is your chance to join us as we continue to build our market share across the country.  

If you are ready to take on the next challenge in your career please visit the careers page of our website www.terractat.co.nz (ref KPAN136373 ) or call Jane on 03 983 2380 if you want more information.

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Permanent - Full Time

Job no: KPAN136373

Location: Dunedin

Closing Date: Friday, 4 February 2022