The campaign, aimed at ameliorating the effects of the skills shortage already starting to hit mining, is thought to be the most targeted ever in the industry.
It is intended to identify and give opportunities to highly capable technicians who want to be part of the machinery sector and take advantage of global opportunities.
Komatsu has identified related industries such as the military, marine and aeronautic sectors as well as the passenger vehicle, light and heavy commercial vehicle markets as catchment areas for potential candidates.
It does not rule out people wanting to make a complete career switch though.
Alex Henly-Baker a 25 year old qualified jeweller decided to make a complete career change and become a first-year electrical apprentice with K...