Diesel Mechanics

Australia wide, Australia

Terrex Seismic is Australia’s leading seismic exploration company with over 35 years of continuous operations and expertise in Australia and internationally. We are contracted by companies in the oil & gas, coal, minerals and government sectors to conduct seismic acquisition on their behalf. Our field crews operate from both town and mobile camps in remote areas of throughout Australia.

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Mechanic to work on our projects Australia-wide.


The positions will be working alongside our exploration crews and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Carry out routine preventative maintenance of company mechanical equipment, this may include light and heavy vehicle fleet, earthmoving and seismic plant, trailers and mobile camp
  • Attend to equipment breakdowns in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot mechanical problems and detect equipment defects
  • Provide service and maintenance records to the head mechanic
  • Assist in training vehicle and plant operators in general operation and maintenance
  • Maintain inventory and order spare parts and consumables as required
  • Strong focus on workplace safety


  • Mechanical trade qualifications
  • Australian Heavy Rigid (HR) driver’s licence
  • High risk forklift licence
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening, and police check


  • Prior experience in maintenance and repair of light and heavy diesel vehicles, earthmoving equipment and trucks
  • Mechanical, hydraulic and auto electrical exposure
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
  • Previous remote site experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
  • Standard 11 Mine Safety Induction (Surface)
  • Ability to work in harsh conditions and remote areas throughout Australia

The position is fly in/fly out with field rotation varying based on client or individual project requirements but typically 4 weeks on/2 weeks off.


Interested applicants meeting the above criteria are requested to submit a resume and cover letter (essential) outlining previous experience in a similar role directly through the link provided or alternatively email

For a confidential discussion on this position, please call Patrick McKee, our Human Resources Manager on (07) 3621 0322.