Workshop Service Mechanic – Devonport

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At United we encourage a flexible and healthy work-life balance for all our employees. Join United today and enjoy:

  • 5 weeks leave*
  • 9-day fortnight (optional)


This means more time to focus on the things that make you happy, or as we like to say, More time for U!­


The Role

Our dedicated national team of Workshop Service Mechanics play an important and essential role in our business.


As a Workshop Service Mechanic, you are expected to deliver consistent and high-quality service solutions to support our customers every day. This hands-on role will require you to perform all types of service requirements on a variety of forklift equipment.


Working from our state-of-the-art workshop facility, you’ll enjoy the variety of the job that ensures your day is never the same. One day you may be performing preventative maintenance or minor repairs, followed by another day where you could be performing a challenging overhaul.


We are currently seeking an experienced and qualified mechanic for our Workshop Service Division at our Quoiba, Devonport branch. This is a permanent position for the right candidate and we are offering competitive rates depending on your experience and skill level. 


Don’t like working a typical 8am-5pm working week? At United, you’ll have the option of working a flexible 9-day fortnight. Plus, overtime is paid.


You'll also receive an additional 5-days Anniversary Leave each year on top of your 4 weeks annual leave, which gives a total of *5 weeks leave.



Key Responsibilities

The key focus of this role involves the maintenance servicing of forklift and access equipment. This includes:

  • Planned maintenance (PMP) and inspections,
  • Repairs,
  • Overhauls,
  • New machine builds,
  • Modifications



Qualifications / Experience

To be considered for this position, you will ideally have the following:

  • Automotive mechanic trade background,
  • Be a team player,
  • Attention to detail,
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision,
  • Good customer service relationships,
  • Must be reliable and punctual.


  • Electrical and hydraulic experience highly regarded.




  • 5 weeks leave.
  • Flexibility to work a 9-day fortnight if you choose.
  • Option to earn more through overtime.
  • The opportunity to work on work class brands such as Cat Lift Trucks, Konecranes and Haulotte.
  • Uniforms provided.
  • Opportunity to receive company supplier discounts
  • Receive access to the latest specialty tooling including software and diagnostic equipment.
  • Receive ongoing product training.
  • Ongoing opportunity to further develop your skills and training.
  • Participate in toolbox meetings and group discussions.
  • Access to a state-of-the-art workshop facility and parts store.

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