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HD Fitter | Technical Report Writer

  • Location:Western Australia | Perth
  • Category:Service, Maintenance & Trades | Other
  • Reference ID:1042355
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Job posted: 10/05/2019
Applications close: Ongoing



  • Long Term & Progressive Career Opportunity with Leading Global OEM
  • Use your on-tools experience to move into a corporate role
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills required

Position Details:

About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the Construction, Mining and Forestry industries. At the heart of HCA's trusted and reliable equipment lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions.

The Opportunity

HCA's Perth branch has an exciting opportunity for a trade qualified fitter or mechanic looking to move into a corporate office based role as a Technical Report Writer. The main focus of the role is to compile detailed technical reports relating to our remanufactured components for internal and external customers. You will also:

  • Conduct failure investigations for Reman components with the support of the product support team
  • Creating technical reports for warranty claim
  • Creating and updating report templates to industry standards
  • Maintain records relating to component failure mode data and monitor failure trends
  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth technical understanding of the relevant Hitachi Reman product and customer expectations

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have relevant mechanical trade qualifications (fitter or mechanic). You will also have:


  • 5+ years' experience as a fully qualified tradesperson working as a HD fitter, Diesel Mechanic or Fitter Machinist (or similar)
  • Experience in similar technical role with a strong technical background would be advantageous
  • Detailed understanding of manufacturing processes within engineering and earthmoving industries would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and intermediate to advanced computer skills including MS Word & Excel



  • A competitive salary package with the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Discounted health insurance premiums & access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Continuous training and upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures you are happy and safe at work!

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate on any basis and wholeheartedly value diversity at our company.

  • Location: Western Australia | Perth
  • Category: Service, Maintenance & Trades | Other
  • Reference ID:1042355