Workshop Service Mechanic – Rockhampton

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Workshop Service Mechanic

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 or a monthly day off (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.

Reporting to the Service Manager, you’ll also appreciate working with a great team of people at our Rockhampton branch who are there to support you.

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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