The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Mechanic with Plant Maintenance skills in Australia is AU$32.50.
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AU$25 - AU$36
AU$45,009 - AU$94,049
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Job Description for Maintenance Mechanic
Maintenance mechanics work with large production machines, typically in factories. They oversee the machine’s performance and upkeep. Maintenance mechanics coordinate the maintenance of a machine with managers of the organization. Unless a machine breaks down, maintenance typically occurs during during off-peak hours so production continues efficiently. Mechanics clean the machine entirely by removing parts and cleaning thoroughly. They oil or lubricate moving parts so that they continue working…Read more
Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
- Complete repairs and parts replacements.
- Repair, install, adjust or maintain machines or vehicles.
- Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
- Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
- Complete written record of work performed.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Mechanic
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding, Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Equipment Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic
A mid-career Maintenance Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.43 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$35.
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