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Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Date: 21-Oct-2021

Location: Withcott, QLD, AU, 4352

Company: Ventia

About the Role:
Our Heavy Diesel Mechanics are responsible for supporting the service, repair and inspection of all drilling and well servicing rigs, operational equipment, vehicles & trailers. Based in our Easternwell Workshop in Withcott at the bottom of the Toowoomba range. This position will see you working on a vast variety of oil and gas equipment.


Our workshop work Monday to Friday 40 hours per week so you can spend time at home with your family every weekend.

  • Servicing, repairing & manufacturing of new and rebuilt drilling / well servicing rigs 
  • Refurbishment and assembly of oil and gas equipment  
  • Service & repairs of vehicles and trailers (transport & earthmoving equipment)
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics 
  • Producing high-quality work.
  • General housekeeping of work area and equipment 

Skills & Experience:

  • Trade qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic with 3-4 years post trade experience 
  • Open HR drivers’ licence (or higher)
  • Preferably experience with rigs and/or transport & earthmoving CAT equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics 
  • Good understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Good physical condition & strength (manual lifting of heavy parts & equipment)


  • Access to a variety of health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym memberships and health insurance
  • Be part of a great team culture with a proud history
  • Free car parking available on site
  • Exceptional safety records, standards, and practices
  • Work with some of the latest equipment within the oil & gas industry
  • Ongoing career development and opportunities
  • Attractive and competitive wage 

About Easternwell: 
Easternwell is one of Australia's leading drilling, well servicing and remote mobile camp management companies. We operate under long term contracts and service some of the world's largest resource companies. Easternwell are a subsidiary of Ventia - one of Australia’s largest essential infrastructure suppliers. 
How to Apply:
Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit an application with your cover letter and CV. You must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment police check & medical including a drug & alcohol test.


Position reference number: 122241


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

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