Trade Assistant

About UsBusways is Australia’s largest privately owned bus operator, providing services across NSW, including Western Sydney, North Shore and West, Central Coast and the Mid-North Coast, and in South Australia. Over the past 79 years we have developed a passionate and engaging brand in the transport sector and are one of the most well-known bus passenger transport operators in our operating regions.With a team of more than 2,600 people, committed to transporting over 60 million passengers each year, we pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery to ensure the customer’s journey is as seamless as possible.About the OpportunityWe are currently looking for a self-motivated individual to join our growing Maintenance team and provide support to our mechanical tradespeople. The roles will be on a full time basis and will require basic mechanical knowledge and a can-do attitude.  Roles available are:1x full-time permanent Trade Assistant - Willoughby depotExperience in a similar role and environment is preferred but not necessary as we are willing to train and develop the right individuals for the position.Role responsibilitiesReporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties will include:Performing minor repairs and service of vehicles and equipment, in a timely manner, within your skill level and experience under the supervision of a qualified tradespersonMoving buses within the yard, parking and refuelling themPick-up and delivery of parts and other objects as required by the Workshop Supervisor or Leading HandGeneral yard/workshop cleaning and maintenanceStore duties as and when required by the supervisorPerforming other general, non-trades services as directedThe successful applicant will need to possess the following:A strong focus on safety in the workplaceA positive ‘Can-Do’ attitude with a drive to excelA current unrestricted NSW drivers licence (MR class or higher preferred)The ability to perform tasks which require heavy liftingA willingness to work a variety of shiftsConfidence in using computers and software packagesOur 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.This role will provide ongoing training and support to employees based on their level of experience to enable you to meet our standards. All work uniforms and any/all necessary PPE will be provided in accordance with company procedures.As a Busways employee, you will:Be provided with ongoing training and developmentHave overtime hours available and be paid at applicable penalty ratesWork in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’sHave the opportunity for future career developmentApply now If you believe this is the perfect role for you, please apply by submitting a resume and/or cover letter that specifically addresses your skills and experience in relation to the role, duties and required skill-set. Individual applications will be processed as soon as they are received so if this position is for you, apply today!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.  20 AUD Willoughby 2068