With around 8,000 Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics active in Australia, competition for jobs can be tight. Working with Premium Mechanical puts you ahead of the pack for the best mining jobs around the country.

  • FIFO and DIDO mining jobs
  • Leading mining companies
  • Opportunity to upskill
  • Shutdown roles
  • Short and long-term contracts
  • PMG is a mining recruitment specialist

Are you a Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic who works efficiently with outstanding attention to detail? Do you want to progress your career in some of Australia’s most rewarding work environments? Get in touch with Premium Mechanical Group today to start the conversation.

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic Salary Info

Salary expectations

Diesel Mechanics work hard, but the rewards come in equal measure. If you’re just starting out, you can expect a salary in the ballpark of $75,000 per year.

Salaries scale up quickly for Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics. An experienced Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic with 5+ years of experience could be earning between $160,000-$220,000 per year. As with most mining jobs, the speed your pay scales will be influenced by:

  • Years in the industry
  • Seniority level
  • Specialist skills (Digger Fitter or Drill Fitter)
  • Contract details
  • Overtime
  • Work environment

How to earn above industry standard as a FIFO Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic

Premium Mechanical Group recruits the best Diesel Mechanics in the business. And for that, we negotiate higher-than-average remuneration packages for our people.

We typically pay experienced Heavy Diesel Duty Mechanics between $65-75 per hour plus superannuation. And if you are willing to work overtime hours, you could be earning even more.

Tailored Diesel Mechanic recruitment packages

Here at Premium Mechanical Group, we’re interested in recruiting outstanding people for competitive mining and transport jobs. To find, retain, and develop the best, we offer tailored recruitment packages, including:

  • Career development into Supervisory roles
  • Specialist training for mining jobs (for example, Digger Fitter and Drill Fitter)
  • Employee benefits
  • Dual trades and expanded skillset support
  • Salary sacrifice for tools, flights, subscriptions and relocation

About the job

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics are part of the team responsible for maximising productivity for mining, logistics and transport companies. Depending on where you work, a typical day might involve site shutdown work, preventative maintenance, equipment repairs or machinery inspections.

  • Diagnosing faults in engines and parts
  • On-site breakdown repairs
  • Scheduled maintenance (fleet servicing, shutdowns and component changeouts)
  • Testing equipment or parts
  • Servicing mobile plant equipment

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Find FIFO Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic Roles at Premium Mechanical Group

Ready to tackle the next challenge? When you join Premium Mechanical Group, you can rest assured we are putting your name forward for the best jobs out there. We carefully match skill sets to job requirements for the best results, so we’re always on the lookout for Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics with specialist skills.

Check what jobs are available on our Jobs page or call us on (08) 9314 7182 for a confidential career chat.