Service Technician at GOTERRA

Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Full-time, Melbourne Airport, Victoria, Australia melbourne engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Goterra is a Canberra ag-tech startup company that designs and builds modular infrastructure to process food waste using insects. We're looking for an energetic and motivated Service Technician to support our modular waste management unit in Melbourne. If you're are looking for interesting hands-on work, and love the idea of working on innovative and ground breaking machinery that is making a real difference in the world, this job could be for you.

With support from Goterra’s Canberra-based team, the Service Technician will:

    • Conduct daily service inspection of robotic unit and supporting mechanical infrastructure
    • Conduct mechanical, electrical and electronic system checks
    • Operate robotic machinery via PLC / user interface
    • Operate pumps and other machinery to manage material flow through the system
    • Undertake basic fault finding and troubleshooting in response to service issues
    • Remove material contaminants and blockages if needed
    • Document service incidents and responses
    • Communicate service status updates to delivery team


  • Strong mechanical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with pumps and/or hydraulic systems and/or HMI (preferred)
  • Experience with PLCs and/or user interface for operation of machinery (preferred)
  • Physical ability to undertake tasks associate with the role
  • Flexible and adaptable nature with a high level of initiative and ownership
  • Yellow Card or RIIHAN301B-Operate Elevated Work Platform (preferred)
  • Ability to use digital messaging and communication platforms
  • Mechanical Trade Certificate III - Diesel, Automotive or Plant Mechanic or equivalent (preferred)
  • A valid driver’s licence and reliable transport
  • Unrestricted rights to live and work in Australia


You'll love:

  • A competitive salary package commensurate with skill level and experience
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast moving environment
  • Working with people who believe in what they’re doing and are aligned in mission and purpose
  • Being part of a diverse and multidisciplinary team doing exciting and ground breaking work
  • The chance to make a real impact, stopping one of the leading causes of climate change, every day. Literally, we’re doing it right now, as you read this

Goterra is committed to building a diverse team in a culture of inclusion and belonging. Women, veterans and people from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position will close on Friday 17 June 2022 or earlier if we receive a high volume of suitable applications