Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

About the OpportunityWe are currently looking for self-motivated individuals to join our team as Diesel Mechanics at our Region 7 (Ryde & Willoughby) depots.This is an exciting opportunity to join our Maintenance team within a growing company and a supportive, friendly team environment. This role provides you with ongoing job security in an industry that has been stable and for the most part, unaffected by our current pandemic environment.You will be given the opportunity to grow, develop and take on additional responsibilities during your employment. Heavy vehicle diesel mechanic experience is preferred but not necessary as we are willing to train and develop the right individual for the position. Regardless of the level of your skills, Busways will train you to be able to progress and further expand your knowledge & skills as a heavy diesel mechanic.About UsBusways is an award-winning multi-state passenger public transport provider. Our team of over 1800 employees operate thousands of school and charter services throughout Sydney, regional NSW and Adelaide, carrying over 26 million passengers on a Busways journey every year.Over the past 78 years we have developed a passionate and engaging reputation in the transport sector as a customer-focused essential service provider. We pride ourselves on creating good customer experience and taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery, ensuring our customers' journeys are as seamless as possible.We keep safety, sustainability and innovation at the forefront of our operations. Now is an exciting time in public transport with introduction of new sustainable technologies, on demand bus services and trials of driverless vehicles.The RoleReporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties will include:Diagnosing, inspecting, reconditioning, servicing & repairing the fleet and ensuring safety, quality and Busways standards are followed at all times.Maintaining all company vehicles and assets in accordance with Manufacturer's guidelinesEnsuring all maintenance work is performed according to company proceduresAttending breakdowns and carrying out any field related mechanical repairsEffectively and efficiently communicate any safety or maintenance issuesAdhering to all Work, Health & Safety requirements whilst performing work dutiesMaintaining clean workshop practicesThe successful applicant will possessTo be considered for this role, you will need to possess the following skills and qualifications:Relevant trade qualifications essentialExperience in the service and maintenance of vehicles, we would be happy to provide training to assist you in developing these skills.Ensure adherence to safety standards and company policiesSound level of verbal and written communicationExperience in working in a team environment on daily maintenance and repair schedulesBe proactive with a drive to finding better ways to continuously improve and be adaptable in a dynamic and growing teamWe are looking for real, not perfect individuals that are passionate and invested in achieving outcomesWhat we can offer you?We’re a family run company with a community feel. We are constantly evolving and challenging the notion of how we can do things better. Not only do we have a great working culture but also we have a range of staff perks that include:Be provided with ongoing training and developmentHave overtime hours available and be paid at applicable penalty ratesHave the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologies, electric vehiclesWork in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’sBe provided with Flexibility- as we operate in various locations you will be allowed transfer opportunities to work in different locations. The flexible work arrangements will be considered by location.Have the opportunity for future career developmentOur workshop staff play a critical role within the business to ensure our ever-evolving fleet of vehicles are continually maintained to the highest standard to keep our staff and passengers safe out on the road.Busways provides ongoing training and support to employees based on their level of experience to enable staff to meet our standards. All work uniforms and any/all necessary PPE will be provided in accordance with company procedures.Busways is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity. 35 AUD Ryde 2112

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

  • Full time positions with immediate start
  • Extensive training program and ongoing support
  • Career advancement opportunities

About the Opportunity

We are currently looking for self-motivated individuals to join our team as Diesel Mechanics at our Region 7 (Ryde & Willoughby) depots.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Maintenance team within a growing company and a supportive, friendly team environment. This role provides you with ongoing job security in an industry that has been stable and for the most part, unaffected by our current pandemic environment.

You will be given the opportunity to grow, develop and take on additional responsibilities during your employment. Heavy vehicle diesel mechanic experience is preferred but not necessary as we are willing to train and develop the right individual for the position. Regardless of the level of your skills, Busways will train you to be able to progress and further expand your knowledge & skills as a heavy diesel mechanic.

About Us

Busways is an award-winning multi-state passenger public transport provider. Our team of over 1800 employees operate thousands of school and charter services throughout Sydney, regional NSW and Adelaide, carrying over 26 million passengers on a Busways journey every year.

Over the past 78 years we have developed a passionate and engaging reputation in the transport sector as a customer-focused essential service provider. We pride ourselves on creating good customer experience and taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery, ensuring our customers' journeys are as seamless as possible.

We keep safety, sustainability and innovation at the forefront of our operations. Now is an exciting time in public transport with introduction of new sustainable technologies, on demand bus services and trials of driverless vehicles.

The Role

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties will include:

  • Diagnosing, inspecting, reconditioning, servicing & repairing the fleet and ensuring safety, quality and Busways standards are followed at all times.
  • Maintaining all company vehicles and assets in accordance with Manufacturer's guidelines
  • Ensuring all maintenance work is performed according to company procedures
  • Attending breakdowns and carrying out any field related mechanical repairs
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate any safety or maintenance issues
  • Adhering to all Work, Health & Safety requirements whilst performing work duties
  • Maintaining clean workshop practices

The successful applicant will possess

To be considered for this role, you will need to possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Relevant trade qualifications essential
  • Experience in the service and maintenance of vehicles, we would be happy to provide training to assist you in developing these skills.
  • Ensure adherence to safety standards and company policies
  • Sound level of verbal and written communication
  • Experience in working in a team environment on daily maintenance and repair schedules
  • Be proactive with a drive to finding better ways to continuously improve and be adaptable in a dynamic and growing team
  • We are looking for real, not perfect individuals that are passionate and invested in achieving outcomes

What we can offer you?

We’re a family run company with a community feel. We are constantly evolving and challenging the notion of how we can do things better. Not only do we have a great working culture but also we have a range of staff perks that include:

  1. Be provided with ongoing training and development
  2. Have overtime hours available and be paid at applicable penalty rates
  3. Have the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologies, electric vehicles
  4. Work in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’s
  5. Be provided with Flexibility- as we operate in various locations you will be allowed transfer opportunities to work in different locations. The flexible work arrangements will be considered by location.
  6. Have the opportunity for future career development

Our workshop staff play a critical role within the business to ensure our ever-evolving fleet of vehicles are continually maintained to the highest standard to keep our staff and passengers safe out on the road.

Busways provides ongoing training and support to employees based on their level of experience to enable staff to meet our standards. All work uniforms and any/all necessary PPE will be provided in accordance with company procedures.

Busways is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity.

  • Posted Date 24 Nov 2021
  • Location Ryde
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Trades & Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided