Getting to know us

Mechanic man in a garage.


Over fifty years ago John Kelly commenced his journey as an apprentice heavy-duty mechanical engineer; John gained skills and technical knowledge whilst working for an earthmoving and haulage company (manganese) later he moved to a “Chamberlain” agri-business dealership, gaining experience within the agricultural industry.

Appointed as workshop foreman for a Perth based brick & tile transport company for over five years. John moved to Geraldton to take up a position of service manager of a prominent local international harvester, truck & tractor dealership for ten years.

In late 1983, John decided to further his career by building his own business, thus: “Kelly’s Truck & Tractor (and Marine) Service” commenced trading in January 1984. For over 40 years, John has all of the experience of all types of Cummins engines and held a Cummins service and support dealership for over 15 years.

The staff at Kelly’s have a combined total of over 90 years of industry expertise and experience.

Over the years, Kelly’s have trained countless apprentices and today; we are still training apprentices, John’s former apprentices are holding management positions within leading companies and dealerships.

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