Site Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

Salmon Earthmoving is part of the Sime Darby Industrial Group & is one of the largest heavy equipment rental companies in Australia. Salmon rents & supports a complete range of Caterpillar & other heavy machinery used in the mining & construction sectors, providing high quality plant for short & long-term hire throughout Australia. 

To support our continued growth, we are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Heavy Earthmoving Site Maintenance Supervisor for major mining projects based in the Bowen Basin Region.

About the Role: 

The position of Site Maintenance Supervisor will see you coordinating and supporting a team of field service maintenance staff dedicated to maintaining the fleet in a safe, reliable and competitive manner. Your duties will be to support both the Salmon maintenance and commercial teams by meeting client requirements throughout these projects as a representative of Salmon Earthmoving. 

A strong knowledge of CAT trucks, both heavy rigid and articulated is essential, coupled with CAT ancillary equipment together with Hitachi excavator experience would be ideal. Exposure to VIMS, SIS and E.T highly regarded.


  • Bowen Basin Site.

To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Commitment and leadership in following safe work practice.
  • Cert III in Engineering Mechanical – Diesel Fitter.
  • Site Supervisor G1 G8 G9 (formerly S1 S2 S3).
  • Proven previous experience in leading a safe, proactive and dedicated maintenance team.
  • Min 5+ years maintaining and repairing CAT / Hitachi earthmoving equipment.
  • Ability to assist diagnosis and provide technical assistance to repair faults in a timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain service and maintenance records in both paper and electronic based systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Current CBM and S11 RII obtained within 5 years.

The successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol screening. 

What We Offer: 

  • Long term projects
  • Retention bonus & site allowances available
  • Various rosters available
  • Full-Time or Casual position 
  • DIDO or FIFO
  • Camp facilities – Accommodation & Meals
  • A collaborative and encouraging team culture 
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee Assistance Program 

If you are interested in this position and becoming part of the Salmon team, click APPLY now or send your resume to

*Please note that due to the high volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*