Employment for West Auto Electrics




West Auto Electrics & Mechanical is a Queensland owned and operated family business that has been supplying quality Auto Electrical Services and Mechanical for the past 2 decades. With a fully equipped workshop situated in Blackwater, Central Queensland, we not only provide service to the township, but also to the ever increasing mining industry.

In 2 decades of operation West Auto Electrics have grown from a sole trader to now employing over 20 personnel.



DATE 2021

West Auto Electrics is a Local Business supplying Blackwater with Quality Auto Electrical Services both locally and to the Surrounding Bowen Basin Area. We understand the trade shortage throughout the industry and that is why each year we continue to put apprentices though our program to ensure quality trades people throughout the industry.

An exciting opportunity exists for a new 1st year Auto Electrician Apprentices to commence a four year apprenticeship with our company.

Under direction from Leading hands and experienced auto electricians, you will have the opportunity to learn a trade in heavy vehicle electrics. To carry out electrical repairs to mining equipment including pre delivery and accessories fitment to meet specified quality, safety and general performance criteria.

Minimum year 10 high school certificate is preferred. Work experience in a mechanical or electrical related workshop will be highly regarded.

You must be well presented with excellent organisation and communication skills plus have the dedication to the schooling required to complete the apprenticeship are essential. This is your opportunity to join a great team in clean working conditions whilst gaining a trade qualification working for the market leading team.

Interviews will commence early 2012. Local people encouraged to apply.

Auto electricians

Welcome to West Auto Electrics, with the rapidly growing Mining and Automotive industries we are chasing some highly motivated Auto Electricians to join our Central Queensland based team. These industries have been the success to our rapid growth in the past 10 - 15 years. 

We are continually striving to increase the Auto Electricians in the country by placing more apprentices through our system which will help in future recruiting. 

West Auto are a market leading company supplying Central Qld with quality Auto Electricians, Mechanics & Diesel Fitters for the past 15 years. 

We are chasing a trade qualified Auto Electrician for a residential role with the ability to learn the Mining sector. 

About the role : 

  • This is a residential role located in Blackwater Central Qld. 

  • This role is Workshop and Mine site field maintenance work. 

  • Auto Electrical and Air Conditioning work carried out with onsite training. 

  • Family Friendly roster available to right candidate. 

  • Relocation subsidy available.

  • Excellent pay package / Full Time permanent Role.

  • Work Vehicle supplied. 

  • Learn on the job and build your skills in multiple trades

Successful Auto Electrician candidate should have the following: 

  • Australian qualified Auto Electrician. 

  • Must produce excellent quality of work.

  • Australian Drivers licence. 

  • Must be able to work unsupervised. 

  • Must have good team attitude. 

  • Excellent organisation skills.

  • Must have safe working skills. 

  • Must want to always learn. 

  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.

  • Liaise with Workshop Supervisors about job status and workshop priorities

Highly desirable:

  • 3rd or 4th Apprentice encouraged to apply.

  • Dual Trade Mechanic / Auto Electrician 

If this sounds like you please send your resume and cover letter to admin@westautoelectrics.com detailing why you would be suitable for this opportunity.


Various Rosters 2021


West Auto Electrics is a locally owned and operated company that continues to be the leading supplier to the Mining Industry in NSW and QLD.

We are seeking suitable qualified and experienced Heavy Diesel Fitters for a variety of rosters including 2&1’s, 3&1’s and 4&1.

To be considered for these roles you will require:

  • Diesel Fitting / Motor Mechanic Trade qualification

  • At least 2 years post trade experience on large earthmoving / mining equipment

  • HR driver’s license advantageous

  • Electric drive experience will be highly regarded


 Various Rosters 2021


If you wish to post your resume please forward to:

Human Resources
West Auto Electrics Pty Ltd
Po Box 498
QLD 4717

P:  (07) 4982 6336

F:  (07) 4982 7226

E:  admin@westautoelectrics.com