About Us

aboutPattison’s Maintenance provide heavy diesel vehicle repairs & maintenance, welding repairs, lineboring, auto electrical and labour hire services.

The business has been operating for ten years servicing mining, resources and remote clientele.

The Managing Director, Dave Pattison has over seventeen years experience in heavy vehicle maintenance and repair. The majority of his experience has been gained in the mining industry. Dave has worked at the majority of the mines throughout Australia’s top end including mine sites such as Ernest Henry, Carpentaria Gold, McArthur River, Coyote, Frances Creek and Ranger Uranium Mines.

Over the years the business has grown from an owner operated business to a venture which employs people throughout the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia.

We go to great lengths to ensure we have staff of the highest quality. Our recruitment philosophy requires that staff not only have a great deal of technical know-how but also that they are flexible, always fit for work and easy to get along with.


The directors are passionate about setting the benchmark in mobile plant maintenance services in the top end and we encourage our employees to share our vision. With approximately thirty five qualified Heavy Duty Diesel Fitters, Mechanical Supervisors, Servicemen, Auto Electricians, Machinists, Lineborers, Boilermakers and Site Admin staff on hand we are sure to have the skills and personnel to suit your requirements.

We also have a fully equipped workshop based in Darwin which caters for engine rebuilds and major component rebuilds / repairs, cylinder repairs, custom fabrication, body / bucket and blade repairs and which serves as a base for our site and labour hire operations.