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Small Engine Mechanic

Job No: 109598
Location: Clayton South

  • Do you have small engine mechanical experience? Work on well-known product brands & enjoy variety in your day to day!
  • Join the team at Macfarlane Generators - the big name in the Generator game!
  • Competitive hourly rate circa $28 - $30 (negotiable) PLUS super, allowances, accumulative RDOs & more!

About Macfarlane Generators

After more than 70 years in the business, Macfarlane Generators is the big name in the generator game. Established in 1949, Macfarlane Generators today specialises in the supply, installation and servicing of new, used and refurbished generator sets for industrial, commercial, domestic and recreational applications.

The Melbourne based national operation offers a comprehensive range of Power Generation, Power Proving and Power Testing equipment with the latest technology for Sale or Hire, long or short term. Macfarlane Generators helps its clients pick the right power generator to suit all of their power generation needs.

Your New Career

Macfarlane Generators now has an opportunity for a full-time Small Engine Mechanic to join their busy team in Clayton South, Melbourne.

This position is primarily responsible for the pre-delivery, servicing and testing of petrol and diesel powered small engine generator equipment, as well as repair and refurbishment work.

Some of your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Assisting the Workshop Manager with small engine service and repair work;
  • Preparing appropriate paperwork, such as time sheets, job sheets, check sheets and load test sheets, in an accurate manner;
  • Maintaining the small engine designated work area, company tools, and test equipment, and reporting any faults/breakages as required;
  • Complying with safe-work standards and carrying out all tasks in a safety conscious manner; and
  • Attending to onsite customer work and assisting with large generator repair work as required.

About You

As you will be working with both petrol and diesel engines in this role, it is important you have strong mechanical knowledge and diagnostic skills, along with a basic understanding of electrical power. Completion of a mechanical apprenticeship or similar qualifications/experience will be required, while power generation experience would be an advantage.

Macfarlane Generators is seeking candidates who are well presented and who possess excellent communication skills. Critical to your success will be strong product knowledge and the ability to effectively converse with both team members and customers in layman's terms regarding diagnostics, servicing and repair.

A current manual Driver's License is a requirement of this position.

About the Benefits

Macfarlane Generators has a great reputation for looking after its employees. The organisation offers first-class trainingopportunities for career development and full staff support. Not to mention, you will experience variety in your day to day, and will enjoy working primarily with well-known brand products.

You will receive an attractive hourly rate circa $28 - $30 (negotiable with skills and experience) plus super and a range of benefits including:

  • Tool allowance;
  • Monthly RDO with the ability to accumulate days off;
  • 17.5% Leave loading; and 
  • Company clothing.

If it's time for the next step in your mechanical career, join this established industry leader - Apply Now!

Please note:

  • Only people eligible to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.
  • Macfarlane Generators enforces a no smoking, no alcohol and no drugs work environment.
  • To be considered you must live within a reasonable distance from the workshop, or be willing to relocate to the area.

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