frequently asked questions

1. What are the rosters like?

Rosters vary for each position and location and are discussed throughout the recruitment stage. We offer a wide variety of rosters to cater to the needs of all individuals. There are options to work full-time, part-time, as well as a wide range of rotating rosters both in Perth and FIFO. Some overtime is potentially available to be worked depending on business requirements at the time. We also offer flexi-time for WA parts distribution employees and for NSW employees who are on an Enterprise Agreement. Flexible work arrangements are available to be made for team members in variety of roles.

2. I've submitted my CV/resume, what are the next steps?

Once you submit your application online, it is sent to our recruitment team for review. If your skills and experience match the requirements of the position, you will be phone screened and potentially invited to attend an interview. Following the completion of the interview the successful candidates proceed to pre-employment checks including a police clearance and working rights check, online reference checking, a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol test, and, in some instances, skills or psychometric testing. If you are the successful candidate for the position, you will receive a formal offer of employment letter.

3. Will I be provided with training?

Yes, all roles within WesTrac come with on-the-job training alongside formal training depending on the requirements of the position. We have a variety of training courses available on site at the WesTrac Institute.

4. Will I be provided with uniforms?

Where your role requires a uniform or PPE, you will be supplied with a uniform at WesTrac’s expense.

5. When do applications open for the apprenticeship program and are there any age limits?

Applications open at the beginning of each year nationally and also mid-year in WA. You must be 16 years of age to apply but there is no age limit for a mature age apprentice application.

6. Do you offer trade upgrades?

In NSW and WA we have a number of employees participating in our Trade Upgrade Program each year. WesTrac offers both trade upgrades and dual trade opportunities.

7. How long does the application-to-offer process take?

This is dependent on the role and the volume of applications we receive. You will be kept informed about the progress of your application along the way, however please reach out to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

8. As an employee, will my performance be reviewed?

All new starters are subject to a probation period. During this time your performance is monitored, and feedback will be given to ensure your success in the role.

9. Where can I find the Apprentice Program FAQs?

You can click here to access our Apprentice Program FAQs page.

10. How does WesTrac communicate during the recruitment process?

During the recruitment process, our team will organise interviews and request information from you via email or directly over the phone.

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