The Lucas Group
Job Title Machinery Maintenance/Operator
Date Posted 1/8/2018
Location Naracoorte, SA
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id GL2870
Job Description

- Repair and maintenance

- Operation of key farm machinery

- Limestone Coast SA


Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, you will be directly responsible for all repairs and servicing of machinery, farm equipment and infrastructure, including yards, fencing, irrigation and stock water supply. As the key machinery operator, you will be involved with fertiliser application, spraying, and pasture renovation. Being a large livestock enterprise, you will also assist with stock feeding and livestock transport as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the farm workshop and inventory of spare parts and oils
  • Carryout machinery servicing and preventive maintenance
  • Operate tractors, trucks and centre pivot irrigators
  • Welding and general repairs
  • Maintain infrastructure, stock yards and fences
  • Operate and repair stock water and irrigation infrastructure

Education and Experience

We are seeking someone with 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role who is self-reliant, and comfortable working independently. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to solve problems to get the job done.

Highly organised and tidy you will take pride in the overall aesthetics of the property and have a willingness to learn and adopt new concepts. A mechanical trade certificate in Diesel or Automotive disciplines would be advantageous and a HR or HC licence would be highly regarded.


An attractive remuneration package including local use of a vehicle and a comfortable family home will be negotiated.

How to Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Geoff Lucas on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number GL2870, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.