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Our next upskill intake is now open for applications

Would earning $100k as an apprentice get you out of the service centre for good?




We currently have 12 full time positions with Blue Tongue for LV mechanics to work as Heavy Duty Mobile Plant Technicians. Candidates will take part in an 8-week intensive training course in Perth which will provide you with the hands-on heavy repair and hydraulics experience.

This is a unique program and a golden pathway for motivated and experienced car mechanics to achieve their big break in a role that provides practical up-front training and ongoing career opportunities with one of Australian’s leading Mining Contractors.

Selected employees will be exposed to working on site on various types of maintenance. Opportunities to work on-site in various parts of WA will open up once you have gained a level of confidence and proficiency.

Successful applications will need to demonstrate: 

  • Australian (AUR) certificate 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanic (minimum)
  • Previous experience with dealer and/or independent workshops
  • At least 3 years post trade experience 
  • Strong employment stability 
  • Previous exposure to heavy machinery will highly regarded
  • Electrical and hydraulic knowledge is highly advantageous

Once you are qualified and have real experience in repairing and diagnosing various parts of mobile machinery, you will be given opportunities to work onsite. Shifts will be working on a 2/1 roster FIFO from Perth.

All applicants will be required to participate in a pre-employment medical, drug & alcohol screening and national police clearance.

Working for Blue Tongue as a HeavycDuty Mobile Plant Technician means you will be truly looked after. We treat our mechanics like you deserve to be treated for all your hard work. We believe that there is a unique opportunity for mechanics to be strategic and not just chase $. Technicians with the right qualifications in the future will be in the box seat to ride the wave of technology.


Opportunity available for Australia citizens and permanent residents only.


Secure your future now!