Main objectives: A qualified tradesperson who services, adjusts and repairs diesel engines.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Service heavy vehicles, including changing engine and transmission oils, and adjusting engine settings.
  • Examine faulty machinery and equipment for defects.
  • Dismantle engines or other parts to remove damaged or worn parts and replacing them as required.
  • Assemble parts, tooling to ensure accurate fit, testing reassembled equipment and readjusting if necessary.
  • Attend breakdowns and after-hours call outs.

Typical qualifications and experience: Trade Certificate or Level 4 National Certificate in Automotive Heavy Engineering.