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Title:  Plant Mechanics and HV Electricians

Job Number:  4406

Perth, AU

About John Holland


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  


From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.


While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


Are you up for the challenge?


About the Role


Currently there are vacancies in our Rail WA Plant Team for Plant Mechanics and HV Electricians to provide specialised mechanical services working on a variety of heavy, mid range & small plant and equipment.  Previous experience working on Flashbutt Welders, Ballast Regulators, Plasser Tampers and other rail specific plant is preferred but not essential.


These newly created roles will provide field service and workshop support for John Holland’s rail projects located in the Perth Greater Metro and Pilbara.




Maintain various items of Rail resurfacing Equipment, mid range & small plant and earthmoving equipment

  • Carry out services, schedule maintenance and repairs
  • Machine fault diagnosis and troubleshooting
  • Provide technical support to maintenance teams
  • Work off technical drawings, electrical & hydraulic schematics.


Required Qualifications and Experience:


  • Cert 3 in Heavy Plant Mechanic, Mechanical Trade certificate/s, Electrical licence or equivalent.
  • Current Construction Industry Induction card (White/Blue)
  • Valid C-class drivers licence (MR/HR Truck Licence Preferred)




  • Proven and demonstrated experience maintaining Ballast Regulators and Rail Tamping Machines & Flashbutt Welders highly desirable.
  • High Risk Licences – Forklift, EWP, Dogging, Rigging or Crane, C6 non slew crane
  • HR Truck Drivers Licence
  • Current Rail Industry Worker card


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives


As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.


We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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