Automotive Technician Mechanic

Dampier Peninsula, Indigenous Community, Large workshop.

About the business

Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation is seeking a skilled Auto Mechanic. Djarindjin is located 200km north of Broome in the Dampier Peninsula. 

Djarindjin Community people were once part of the Lombadina Catholic Mission, during the 1980's the Federal Government instigated the homeland movement, and the old people that were living on the sand dunes and around the mission decided they wanted to have their own community.

Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation commenced in 1985, and the community of Djarindjin started.

About the role

We are looking for a skilled Auto Mechanic to maintain and repair vehicles. You will be responsible for troubleshooting issues and fixing them aiming to maximum reliability and functionality.  

An excellent auto mechanic has good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. They are well-versed in complex mechanical or electrical systems of vehicles and have excellent problem-solving abilities. They must also be good communicators to provide advice to customers.


We will not accept applications that require a working visa. 


  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)
  • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job
  • Keep logs on work and issues
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition

Benefits and perks


$37.00 per hour 

38 Hours per week

Leave Loading 17.5%

6 Weeks annual leave

9.5% Superannuation

2 Weeks sick leave

Rent $50.00 per week.

2 Bedroom House 


Skills and experience &Selection Criteria


  • Proven experience as auto mechanic
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Ability to handle various tools (e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc.
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is preferred
  • Valid certification
  • Must be willing to live remote
  • Must have own tools



Mechanical Trade Qualification Certificate III Automotive Mechanical Technology (Heavy Vehicle Mechanically Road Transport), or equivalent qualification. 

Substantial relevant experience in the repair and maintenance of various fleet, heavy earthmoving plant and machinery together with the ability to diagnose and rectify mechanical faults. 

Ability to implement and maintain an effective preventative maintenance program for all fixed and mobile plant. 

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and lead and supervise employees to meet organisational objectives. 

Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with an organised approach to improving workplace practices and procedures. 

Comprehensive tool kit. 

Minimum current WA Class C Drivers licence. Desirable 

Class HR or LR drivers licence. 

Qualifications or experience in welding, fabrication and auto electrics. 


Applications must include the following

All Trade Qualifications

Current Drivers Licence


Applications will not be considered for interview until Selection Criteria has been answered. 



10/03/2020 $0 Broome & Kimberley 1 Trades & Services
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