Workshop Manager / Mechanic

  • Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation
  • Tjuntjuntjara WA
  • Annual Salary: $79973 plus District Allowance: $4333 PA (Salary Sacrifice is available)
  • Annual Leave: 4 weeks with 17.5% leave loading
  • Accommodation: Subsidised and furnished accommodation at nominal rent of $40 week (includes utilities), subject to periodic review
  • Vehicle: Provided for work purposes
  • Additional Leave: Isolation Leave of 10 weeks per year. This includes travel days and public holidays and can be used after 10 weeks’ continuous service in community. Usually 10 weeks in community 2 weeks out, transport costs to and from Kalgoorlie covered by the Corporation
  • Extras: Return airfares to place of recruitment for annual leave after 12 months’ continuous service for the incumbent and dependants onsite.



Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Mechanic / Workshop Manager coordinates the day to day provision and delivery of mechanical services to Tjuntjuntjara community. The position is responsible for providing effective and efficient mechanical service involving the repair, servicing and maintenance of the corporation’s plant and equipment.

Plant includes heavy commercials, earthmoving, agricultural equipment, minor plant and additional items (water and power infrastructure in an emergency).

Administratively, the Mechanic/Workshop Manager is responsible for the management of Workshop assets, activities and services on a day to day basis. The role is managerial rather than executive position. As a self-funded enterprise, the workshop runs as a business and is responsible for generating income from fuel, parts sales and vehicle repairs and maintenance.

The workshop is also responsible for servicing and repairing the corporation fleet of vehicles and heavy equipment, and private community member vehicles.

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