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Diesel Fitter / Ag Mechanic

Qualified Diesel fitter / agricultural mechanic - Capella, QLD

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Stemford Pty Ltd

Capella, Central Highlands Region, central Queensland

Farming, Animals

$60,000 - $70,000 Full time


Stemford PTY LTD is a family owned and operated business that specializes in farming of both cattle and grain crops in Capella. We buy in cattle and grow them to the required sale weights. Our cattle graze on grass pasture. We also grow coarse grain summer crops such as sorghum and winter crops, such as wheat and chickpea, over 2500 hectares of farmland.


A job opportunity exists on the farming property for a diesel fitter to work on Agricultural machinery. The mechanic successfully helps undertake day-to-day mechanical servicing and machinery operation work on the farm in collaboration with the Farm Manager, including:

  • Farm machinery maintenance, ranging from heavy vehicles such as tractors, headers and farm machinery (harvesting, fertilizing, slashing, trimming, mowing and spray equipment) through to small engines.
  • Effectively diagnosis and find faults in the mechanical assessment of machinery for repair, maintenance and services.
  • Maintain, test and repair diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems and hydraulic systems on Vehicles, and other heavy plant machinery/equipment.
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, transmissions, engines and other parts of vehicles, and other heavy plant machinery/equipment.
  • Undertake inspections, assessment and maintenance of Vehicles and other heavy plant machinery/equipment
  • Liaising with and co-ordinate off-site repair specialists,
  • Maintaining inventory for general servicing and repairs
  • Undertaking Farm building maintenance and construction
  • Accurately updating maintenance schedules and service records
  • When required, undertaking machinery operations for crop sowing and harvest.

This is a Monday to Friday fulltime position with additional hours required during harvest periods. The position is based on a property located 25kms East of the town of Capella, and 55kms North of Emerald, in Central Highlands Region in Queensland.

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per annum depending on experience, with single person accommodation and electricity provide.


  • Must have a Diesel Mechanic trade qualification or similar,
  • Must hold a current Manual Car License.
  • Experience working with agricultural machinery preferred.
  • Auto electrical and/or automotive air conditioner experience desirable.
  • Steel Fabrication & welding experience desirable
  • Steel fabrication & welding experience desirable
  • Self-motivated, punctual, reliable and hard working
  • Work well unsupervised and within a team
  • Used initiative and can problem solve.


For Further particulars or resume submission, please contact Farm Manager for Stemford Pty Ltd by email to [email protected]