Trades Assistant/Yard Hand

Komatsu Australia

Location: Truganina

Job Type: Full time


The Opportunity

As a member of our team, you'll be part of a group of safety-focused, team-oriented professionals who are passionate about what they do. You'll be working alongside some of the most talented and driven individuals in the industry, and have the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop your skills in a supportive and dynamic environment.

With a diverse range of tasks and responsibilities, this role will keep you engaged, challenged, and energized every step of the way. You'll be responsible for general yard hand duties including loading/unloading trucks in addition to completing pre-start checks and weekly running of used equipment, pressure washing and detailing of machines, general cleaning duties, and aiding and assisting service and parts personnel when required. Plus, you'll have the chance to identify and develop continuous improvements to processes and tooling, ensuring that our operations are always efficient and effective.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a real impact in the business and take your career to the next level. So, if you're mechanically minded, safety focused, and looking for a challenging and engaging role, apply now and join our Truganina team.

Roster: Monday – Friday

Role Located: Truganina, VIC

Komatsu can provide you with:

  • Paid Parental Leave: 16 weeks of paid primary carer parental leave
  • Technology: Discounts on Apple, Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft products
  • Financial: Komatsu Employee Referral Program offering a bonus of $3,000 if you successfully refer someone for a role, Income Protection options available
  • Career: recognition and awards, Komatsu is a recognised training organisation (RTO) providing an opportunity to complete recognised Cert III courses
  • Health: Discounted corporate rates with Bupa and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with total wellbeing solution provider LifeWorks
  • Cars, Home & Hardware: Discounts with Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Hirepool, and Orix
  • Travel: Discounts with Avis, Qantas, Crown, IHG and travel agents

Your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a driver's license and be able to obtain relevant high-risk licenses (i.e. forklift, rigging, EWP).
  • Strong computer skills and ability to utilise various software systems.
  • Capable to safely handle equipment and communicate well with internal departments and customers.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to follow risk assessment and hazard identification processes

Ready to get started? Apply now!

Komatsu offers a zero-harm culture in the work place, competitive remuneration package, and to drive success we employ people with different skills, abilities, cultural backgrounds, experiences, preferences, ethnicities and from different generations. Join the Komatsu family and you’ll become a part of a dynamic, supportive and inclusive work environment, with opportunities for career progression on a global scale, training and personal growth.

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