Automotive Mechanic

  • Great opportunity to pay those debts off or save for your future!
  • Working in a remote part of the NT that most don't get to see!
  • Couples encouraged to apply as part-time admin role also available

ALPA is seeking to employ a versatile business minded Mechanic to work in Ramingining, a large remote community in North East Arnhem Land NT.

As a Mechanic at the workshop, this integral role is responsible for delivering high quality workmanship in the repair and maintenance of mechanical vehicles and plant, ensuring that all work is completed within the designated time frame and to quality and safety standards.

Experience is required in the following:

  • Working on 4x4's, trucks, and plant undertaking all repairs, rebuilds and diagnosing mechanical, hydraulic and engine management faults etc.
  • Working on a wide range of makes and models and equipment types.
  • Assistance with Job Costing, quoting, and scheduling.
  • Working with trainees and apprentices.
  • Air conditioning knowledge is preferable.


  • Trade Qualifications for Vehicle Mechanic or equivalent
  • Have a C' class driver's license, with capacity and willingness to obtain a HR License
  • Ability to obtain an Approved Inspection License from the Motor Vehicle Registry
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Business minded, quality and productivity focused
  • Understanding of working in a community environment
  • Strong auto electrics knowledge

About ALPA

The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation, (ALPA), is the largest Aboriginal Corporation in Australia with over 1,300 employees and operating in 27 remote locations across the NT and Queensland.

With a vision of "unity through enterprise", Dinybulu Regional Services (a related ALPA entity) operates a mechanical workshop in the Ramingining Community. ALPA provides services to the local and regional communities and services its own fleet of equipment.

Remuneration/benefits for this position include:

  • Seven weeks paid leave + leave loading
  • 11.5% superannuation contribution
  • NFP Salary Package concessions
  • Furnished accommodation
  • Reimbursement relocation expenses may be considered

The successful candidate will need to flexible, highly adaptable, possess excellent problem solving skills, highly focussed on Work Health and safety and have the ability to work autonomously and in a small team.

We encourage both single mechanics and couples to apply as there may be a job opportunity for a partner within one of ALPA's businesses.

To apply please follow the link, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Your application should include a covering letter that details your relevant skills and experience and an up-to-date resume.

 Applications close 12 December 2019

02/12/2019 $0 Darwin 1 Trades & Services
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