Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) – Northern Territory Job in Northern Territory

Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) – Northern Territory Job in Northern Territory


Job title: Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) – Northern Territory

Company: Exact Contracting

Expected salary:

Location: Northern Territory

Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) – Northern Territory Job Details:

Exact Contracting Services has an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) in Mining and Civil environments.

Apprenticeship with a Nation-wide industry leader.

Site-based work across remote projects in the Northern Territory.

Build a career across varying project works, opportunity to grow.

Exact Contracting Services has an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Mobile Plant) to work in a range of Mining and Civil projects based in the Northern Territory.

Our Company:

Established in Alice Springs in 1992, Exact Contracting is an Australian family-owned business which is regarded as a nation-wide leader in the Civil, Mining and Transport industries.

Delivering quality projects such as agricultural services, civil earthworks, contract crushing, contract mining, road construction, pipeline and water infrastructure, Exact Contracting have proudly developed and nurtured a positive safety culture. Everything we do is underpinned by our ‘Total Commitment to Safety’.

The Role:

This role will be site based and the successful candidate is expected to work a fly in/fly out (FIFO) roster on one of our remote Projects and attend trade school.

Often working outdoors in hot, dry and dusty conditions you will work with our qualified and skilled Trades Persons to develop skills to undertake servicing, repairs and maintenance to our fleet of earth moving plant and equipment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working a DIDO/FIFO roster – either 21 days on, 7 days off or 14 days on, 7 days off;
  • Completing 6.00am until 6.00pm shifts (12 hours);
  • Attending and successfully completing Trade School in Darwin, working towards completing an Apprenticeship through internal and external training at an RTO;
  • Working as part of a team to ensure safe, continuous and environmentally responsible operations;
  • Maintaining and promoting high standards in the areas of Health and Safety.

What will the successful candidate have?

  • Current Drivers Licence (essential);
  • 100% commitment to safe work practices;
  • Basic mechanical knowledge;
  • Passion for the industry and trade;
  • Desire to work and learn on the job;
  • Willingness to follow instructions and ask for assistance when needed;
  • Ability to work away from home, working flexible hours and rosters;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work with a wide range of people;
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team;
  • Demonstrated punctuality and reliability;
  • Sound written, verbal and computer skills.

What can we offer you?

  • The opportunity to work on Projects all over the Northern Territory (and Australia);
  • Mentoring from experienced Trades Persons under a nation-wide leader in the Civil and Mining Industry;
  • Exposure to a wide variety of Heavy Mobile Plant and Auxiliary Equipment;
  • Flights to/from Darwin or Alice Springs;
  • Food and accommodation while at work;
  • Competitive rates;
  • Allowances;
  • Annual Retention Bonus – up to $3000.


All candidates will be required to pass a National Police Clearance (within 3 months), pre-employment medical, and a drug and alcohol screen.

As our Projects are often in remote and regional Australia, you will be required to work on sites which are often hot, dry, dusty and/or humid.


Exact Contracting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We will be shortlisting for this position soon, so if you are interested please apply by clicking on the ‘apply’ button below or by visiting our website.

Due to the volume of applications received for the advertised positions, we are therefore unable to contact each applicant individually to provide an update on the application progress. Only Shortlisted candidates for the advertised role will be contacted, however we do appreciate the time and effort provided in all applications received.

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