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Title:  Plant Mechanic - Rutherford

Job Number:  2658

Rutherford, AU

Job Description

John Holland are taking applications for a reliable and motivated Mobile Plant Mechanic/Mechanical Fitter who has had previous experience working on various mobile plant. The role will be based in our Rutherford Rail Workshop, working as part of our Rail East Plant Team.


The key responsibilities & skills essential for the role are:


  • Maintain various items of Mobile Plant related to the Rail industry including -
    • Hi Rail/Road Rail vehicles & Plant
    • Mobile Flash Butt Welders
    • Minor Motorised/Diesel powered Rail Plant
    • Light vehicles and trucks
    • Elevated Work platforms
    • Track re-sleepering and renewal equipment
    • Resurfacing machines (Ballast Tampers/Regulators)
  • Conduct Fabrication, machine overhauls, servicing & Repairs.
  • Conduct Hydraulic & electrical troubleshooting
  • Ability to work off technical drawings, electrical & hydraulic schematics.
  • Hold a Cert 3 in Heavy Plant Mechanic or Mechanical Trade or Automotive Electrical trade certificate/s or equivalent.
  • Ability to write maintenance reports
  • Current Construction Industry Induction card (White/Blue)
  • Ability to travel to remote locations on the East Coast of Australia to conduct project support & maintenance duties.
  • Valid C-class drivers licence (MR/HR Truck Licence Preferred)
  • Ability to undergo extensive pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing.




  • High Risk Licences – Forklift, EWP, Dogging, Rigging or Crane, C6 non slew crane
  • HR Truck Drivers Licence
  • Current Rail Industry Worker card
  • Computer literacy in CMMS (Maximo or similar) and Microsoft office programs
  • Previous experience Plant equipment hazard assessment or technical assessment and report writing


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.  

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