Competitive salary package, Lead and Manage, Variety heavy forestry machinery and trucks.
Richards Harvesting and Haulage is a family owned company operating for over 35 years in the forestry industry. Our company employs a qualified and experienced team of approximately 60 people, including forest machine operators, truck drivers, workshop and office staff.
We have harvesting and haulage operations throughout Victoria and NSW, harvesting approximately 500,000 tonnes of timber annually. Our extensive fleet of machinery and trucks is positioned in various areas, while our main office and workshop is located in Morwell Victoria.
Our NSW operations are nearby the township of Bombala, not far from the beautiful coastal towns of Merimbula and Eden. We have a small workshop and office in Bombala.
We are looking for a Senior Field Service Technican to lead the maintenance of our NSW operations (currently approx 12-15 machines and 6 truck/trailers).
The key responsibilities of this role are:
- Lead and guide a second field service mechanic
- Diagnose, inspect and repair a variety of forestry machinery with a sense of urgency
- Proactively schedule and coordinate maintenance of forestry machinery and truck/trailers
- Coordinate parts and supplies
- Work closely with the Morwell workshop and store regarding parts and supplies
We are looking for a honest person who works with a sense of urgency to keep productive machinery going, as well as coordinate another person and ensure a well organised small workshop. A strong knowledge of heavy machinery and hydraulics is essential, while a knowledge of forestry machinery would be an advantage.
Must be a qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic/Fitter and have proven technical and management experience.
The position will include a fully maintained field vehicle, company phone and development opportunities to specialise in a variety of machinery (i.e. Tigercat, John Deere, Ponsee, Caterpillar, Komatsu) and truck and trailers (Kenworth, Mack, Kennedy, Elphinstone).
Remuneration will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on skills and experience.