• Full Time
  • Ceduna


  • Long term career opportunity
  • Exciting and challenging maintenance role
  • Thevenard (Ceduna) location

About us

We are Viterra, the agriculture network. We connect Australian growers with domestic and international consumers through our world-leading, fully integrated supply chain.

Viterra operates a storage and handling network of strategically located sites and port terminals spanning key growing regions in South Australia and western Victoria. Growers deliver grain into our network, which we store on their behalf and move for them to international and domestic markets.

We offer interesting and exciting work with a unique culture that empowers employees to think innovatively and develop their careers in a dynamic and supportive environment.

About the role

The role of mechanical officer is a key part of our team at the Thevenard terminal. You will have the opportunity to use your mechanical skills to ensure fixed and mobile plant and equipment remains available for operational requirements.  In addition, you will also be involved in maintenance planning and will support maintenance and engineering projects. Some on-call and shift work will be required.


  • Participate in the development and implementation of annual maintenance plans
  • Fault finding and repairs for mechanical, hydraulic, diesel and pneumatic systems
  • Respond to equipment failures and breakdowns and assist in developing proactive solution to prevent similar issues occurring in the future
  • Identify potential future maintenance or capital upgrade projects
  • Contractor management and permits to work
  • Prepare and submit maintenance reports
  • Take part in the maintenance on call roster

About you

  • Trade Certificate – mechanical, fitting and fabrication all considered
  • Knowledge of bearing technology and lubrication techniques
  • Competent in interpreting hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams
  • Knowledge and experience with installation, commissioning and fault finding of diesel, hydraulic and pneumatic installations an advantage
  • Ability to work at heights and within confined and restricted spaces
  • Current drivers licence is essential
  • A forklift license is desirable


As well as providing an empowering culture, Viterra promotes a range of employee benefits including:

  • On call allowances plus additional payment when called in to attend site
  • Competitive remuneration package and sign on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tools of trade provided
  • Employee assistance programme – access to confidential and free support
  • Corporate health insurance funds and financial services
  • On the job and external training

How to apply

To apply or to see a detailed position description, please visit the careers page of our website viterra.com.au, or for further information please contact Maintenance Supervisor Scott Sleep on 08 8625 2212.

Applications close Sunday 12 June 2022.

Please note we are not accepting recruitment agency applications at this time.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.