Field Service Diesel Mechanic

Downer Group

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Downer manages and maintains road networks across Australia and New Zealand and manufactures and supplies products and services to create safe, efficient and reliable journeys. We are an industry leader in safety and sustainability.

Our Road Services business unit is one of the largest non-government owned road services businesses in Australia. We operate from a network of over 50 depots and maintain more than 36,000 kilometres of road in Australia.

We’re growing our business in Tasmania and we’re looking for someone who knows their way around heavy vehicles and mobile equipment.  From small trailers to specialist construction &  paving equipment, your job will be to keep everything in tip-top shape and ready to go when needed to support delivery of projects right across the state.  Based on Tasmania’s beautiful north west coast, you’ll be part of a great team that’s going places.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

Current HR License (desirable)
Trade Qualified – Heavy Diesel Mechanic or Mobile Plant Equipment Mechanic
A background from a large service department would be well regarded
Knowledge and experience with mobile equipment and trucks
Experience gained within the roads/asphalt industry (desirable)
Demonstrated abilities with electrical fault finding and hydraulic systems
A strong ‘team player’ with the proven ability to work efficiently with others
Visible commitment to Zero Harm.


We know our people are our greatest asset, and that’s why we invest in their growth. As part of the Civil Contractors Federation’s 2021 awards (Tas), Downer won the Commitment to Training and Skills Development Award.

For more information please contact: or mobile number 0487 106 596 quoting job number #583480. Please note emailed applications are not accepted.  Contact details are provided only to request further information.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

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