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Diesel Mechanic

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Diesel mechanic you will be responsible for the repairs and maintenance of all ALE vehicles and equipment.

Role Responsibility

  • Maintain, service and repair fleet and equipment
  • Refurbishment of equipment
  • Ensure fleet is kept in a roadworthy and safe working condition.
  • Ensure fleet is serviced and maintained according to manufacturers and ALE Heavylift requirements
  • Check correctness of replacement and service parts as well as oils and lubricants
  • Maintain accurate records of services and repairs, ensure all records are forwarded for processing.
  • Correspond and keep issues up to date with maintenance manager
  • Respond to emergency breakdowns and all related repairs.
  • Manage fellow employees assisting with related duties

The Ideal Candidate



  • Qualified diesel mechanic (Trade tested)
  • Code EC Drivers licence
  • English literacy, written and verbal




  • Min 5years mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic experience
  • Sound knowledge of all fleet related repairs and maintenance
  • Advanced knowledge of Diesel mechanical repairs
  • Basic trailer knowledge
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures


  • Truck and logistic experience



  • Advanced mechanical and hydraulic fault finding skills




  • To be able to work individually and in a team
  • Be able to lead a team
  • Be able to meet deadlines
  • Be able to adapt to situation requirements
  • Be able to be on 24hour call




  • Be able to travel on a regular basis, often in remote areas and at unusual hours

About the Company

ALE is an engineering specialist. The core activity of the group involves engineering solutions for the horizontal and vertical movement of very large individual items.

Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.

ALE serve a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining. We work both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions. Our customers include the top global Engineering Procurement and Contracting companies (EPCs), oil and gas companies, NOCs, major infrastructure specialists, governments, ports and other contractors.

Formed in 1983, ALE employs 1,500 people in 38 businesses across the world. The company has grown tenfold in the last ten years, and is continuing to reach out to new locations and sectors.

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