Workshop Technician

Workshop Technician

Oshkosh | eagle farm, QLD, AU

Posted 8 days ago

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About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products—including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories—can be found all over the world.


The overall scope of the Workshop Technician position is to carry out service and repairs to customer and company owned Elevating Work Platforms, telehandlers and lighting towers in the workshop and in the field when requested.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Evaluating performance of equipment

  • Inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications

  • Installing, testing, servicing, repairing and modifying electronic, mechanical and hydraulic equipment and machines. May work with other types of equipment on occasion such as hydraulic hoses, small diesel engines, etc

  • Conducting pre delivery inspections and assessing machines to ensure they are in good working order

  • Conduct repairs and maintenance of customer and JLG owned elevating work platforms and telehandlers

  • Assist with the training and supervision of Apprentices

  • Abide by specific site instructions including Workplace Health & Safety and Environmental policies

  • Maintain a clean and tidy workspace, ensure all tools used are in good working order

  • Responsible for completing all appropriate paperwork and inspection forms required by ANZ Standards and also by customer and/or site requirements

  • Conduct three monthly and annual inspections of machines in accordance with JLG and ANZ industry standards

  • Participate in pre-start meetings and toolbox talks

  • Maintain personal retail labour utilization rates as per target

  • Generating sales and service leads where possible and collaborating with the team

  • General ad-hoc duties as required


  • Previous experience in a similar role – experience with mechanical, hydraulic and electrical advantageous

  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal

  • Proficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy including the ability to write job notes, read safety information, machine manuals and understand basic numeracy such as time, parts numbers and quantities

  • Ability to work independently and as a team


  • Trade qualification in elevating work platform technology, heavy vehicle, diesel, automotive, auto electrical or related field

  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail

  • Strong time-management with the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where requirements are constantly changing.

  • Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications that allow for transferrable skills to adequately use our Baseplan system

  • Working at heights license


  • Standing for extended periods of time

  • Climbing in and out of baskets and machines

  • Walking

  • Operation of access equipment including working at heights

  • Lifting, carrying parts

  • Twisting, bending, reaching, pushing and pulling

  • Use of computer

  • Use of hand tools

  • Manual handling