Trade Assistant

Job Description

About the Role

Whether you're kicking off your career or looking to take the next big step, we offer opportunities for our team to start something BIG (along with some seriously good perks).

Due to internal growth, we on the hunt for proactive & adept Trade Assistants to join our award-winning Undercarriage Rebuild Center team based in Paget, Mackay! These are permanent full-time roles, working Monday-Friday in TOWN!

As a Trade Assistant you will:

  • Assist in performing quality service, maintenance and repairs on all equipment sold and/or serviced by the Company as directed by a Tradesperson or immediate supervisor
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure that assigned tasks are free of faulty workmanship assuring quality in the finished product
  • Ensure all assigned tasks are completed within required target times
  • Research to ensure that the latest or improved parts as fitted/used on each job

Why Hastings Deering?

At Hastings Deering our people are our heart-it's as simple as that.

When you start something big with Hastings Deering, you'll have access to:

  • A competitive hourly rate and competency-based pay increases
  • Employee discounts, rewards, and incentive programs.
  • Income protection insurance
  • Work life balance through flexible working arrangements.
  • Dedicated programs and utilities to support your physical, mental, and financial health, such as our EAP, free health checks, and discounted private health insurance.
  • Opportunities for training, mentorship, and career development specific to your role.
  • A supportive, diverse, and inclusive team spread across Australia and internationally.

About You

A successful teammate will have:

  • Minimum two years' experience in a comparable role within the mechanical or similar heavy industry
  • Skills to work safely and move components/parts without damage to self, others, the components/parts, and equipment.
  • Competent to perform medium level welding, painting, and mechanical tasks.
  • Skills to communicate effectively in a workshop environment, while working with others, including Tradespersons and Leading Hands.

To Apply: Hit the 'Apply Now' button

Enquiries: Please call 1300 071 618

Contact Person: Rhiannon Morris

About Hastings Deering

Hastings Deering is one of the top 5 Caterpillar dealerships globally. We sell, rent, and offer support and parts distribution services for Cat® products across a range of industries, including resources, general construction, civil transport and commercial construction, power systems, government, primary industries and marine.

We have more than 3,500 employees across 23 business service centres throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, with our headquarters based in Brisbane, Australia.

Terms and Conditions are applicable to all 'New Employee Attraction incentives'