LV Mechanic Upgrade - Trainee Heavy Duty Mechanic

16 Mar 2024

BTP forms part of the Perenti Group and is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of machinery rental, parts and services to the mining, construction and earth-moving industries. Our capabilities include machine rebuilds, Service Exchange components, Site based and Field Service labour and machinery rental.  BTP has supported the mining, earth-moving, and construction industries for over 30 years and with locations in key mining areas BTP is currently expanding its capabilities and capacity to better support customers and our people.   

LV Mechanic Upgrade – Trainee Heavy Duty Mechanic


Ready to kick start your career?  


BTP Group’s LV Mechanic Upgrade Program is now open, and applications are welcome for a commencement February 2024. Are you committed to upskilling and diversifying your light vehicle trade to a Heavy Duty Trade Qualification and start/continue a career in mining?


The Trainee Heavy Duty Mechanic is a Permanent Full-Time career opportunity to join our team based out of our Mt Thorley Workshop in NSW on a Monday to Friday basis with 38 regular working hours. In no time you will be able to Repair and maintain a range of mining equipment and plant including but not limited to CAT, Komatsu, and Hitachi.


Key Applicant Criteria  

  • To have completed a Light Vehicle Trade (Cert III)
  • Valid Australian Drivers Licence   
  • Forklift and dogging preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years post trade experience 
  • Commitment to continuous learning and study  
  • Ability to complete a full Pre-Employment Medical   
  • Ability to work unsupervised and follow instructions.
  • Team player who will adhere to and promote BTP’s Values & Behaviours.



  • Stimulating, inclusive and educational work environment   
  • Learning aspects of the HD Qualification both classroom and workplace
  • Competitive pay rate whilst up-skilling with high earning potential once qualified
  • Ongoing support and mentoring for the duration of the program.
  • Huge opportunity to grow and develop your career in the Mining Equipment Industry   
  • Share $8K with your mate through our Referral Bonus for eligible roles   
  • Secure your future through 11% Superannuation on all hours worked.   
  • Modern workshop kitted out with state-of-the-art equipment and tooling.   
  • Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Program for you and your family (up to 6 free counselling sessions)   
  • Employee benefits including novated leasing, health insurance discounts, paid parental leave for primary and secondary carers, study assistance and travel/accommodation benefits.    
  • Grow with us as we grow with career progression and career change opportunities through BTP or the Perenti Group.  


Click the Apply button to start your journey and join the BTP team today.    


Start here, go anywhere with BTP. We are guided by our Group principles: no shortcuts, never wasteful, walk in their shoes, smarter together and enable tomorrow.   


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 [Job Reference 3705]