Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

With the right set of skills, qualifications and years of experience you could earn up to $99K (this salary includes your respective hourly rate, annual leave loading, Superannuation as well as the opportunity of working 5 hours of overtime per week, when available, paid at the applicable penalty rates). On top of the outstanding remuneration on offer, we also currently have a Sign-On and referral bonus being offered after successfully completing 6 months employment with us ***conditions apply.About usBusways is a leading multi-state passenger transport provider. Our team of over 2600 employees operates thousands of school and charter services throughout Sydney, regional NSW and Adelaide, carrying over 60 million passengers on a Busways journey every year. Over the past 80 years we have developed a passionate and engaging reputation in the transport sector as one of the most well-known bus passenger transport operators. 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. Busways’ customer commitment is to provide a service that makes customers feel safe, welcome, comfortable and impressed every time they travel with us.The OpportunityWe are currently looking for a self-motivated individual to join our team as Heavy Diesel Mechanics at our Port Macquarie depot.This is an exciting opportunity to join our Workshops 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 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 vehicle mechanic.Role responsibilitiesReporting to the Workshop Supervisor/Leading Hand, 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 practices Eligibility CriteriaTo 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.A strong focus towards safety standards and relevant company policies & proceduresSound level of verbal and written communication skillsExperience 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 outcomesAs a Busways employee you will:Be offered a competitive Salary that could earn you up to $99k+Assistance with relocation costs available along with rental assistance for the first three months, with possible extension, for those new to the area. ***Conditions apply Be provided with ongoing training and development, including Heavy Vehicle Brake courses in house presented by a registered TAFE teacherThe opportunity of working 5 hours of overtime per week, when available, paid at the applicable penalty ratesPossibility of Saturday overtime if and when availableHave the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologiesWork 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.Be provided with a weekly Tool allowance to assistance for the purchase and ongoing maintenance of your tool boxHave the ongoing A/C licence cost paid for by the companyBe provided the opportunity to upgrade from a car licence to MR licence, with the cost paid for by the companyHave 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.If you think this role is suited to you or you would like to learn more, we would love to hear from you! Please apply via the link or alternatively call Shane Golden on 0417 662 786 directly to discuss the role and package.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 people, LGBTI, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity. 31 AUD Port Macquarie 2444

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

  • Port Macquarie based - full time permanent position
  • Earn up to $99k | $500 Sign-on bonus | tool allowance | A/C licence upgrade
  • Relocation cost assistance / Rental assistance available

With the right set of skills, qualifications and years of experience you could earn up to $99K (this salary includes your respective hourly rate, annual leave loading, Superannuation as well as the opportunity of working 5 hours of overtime per week, when available, paid at the applicable penalty rates). 

On top of the outstanding remuneration on offer, we also currently have a Sign-On and referral bonus being offered after successfully completing 6 months employment with us ***conditions apply.

About us

Busways is a leading multi-state passenger transport provider. Our team of over 2600 employees operates thousands of school and charter services throughout Sydney, regional NSW and Adelaide, carrying over 60 million passengers on a Busways journey every year. 

Over the past 80 years we have developed a passionate and engaging reputation in the transport sector as one of the most well-known bus passenger transport operators. 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. Busways’ customer commitment is to provide a service that makes customers feel safe, welcome, comfortable and impressed every time they travel with us.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a self-motivated individual to join our team as Heavy Diesel Mechanics at our Port Macquarie depot.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Workshops 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 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 vehicle mechanic.

Role responsibilities

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor/Leading Hand, 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 

Eligibility Criteria

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.
  • A strong focus towards safety standards and relevant company policies & procedures
  • Sound level of verbal and written communication skills
  • 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

As a Busways employee you will:

  • Be offered a competitive Salary that could earn you up to $99k+
  • Assistance with relocation costs available along with rental assistance for the first three months, with possible extension, for those new to the area. ***Conditions apply 
  • Be provided with ongoing training and development, including Heavy Vehicle Brake courses in house presented by a registered TAFE teacher
  • The opportunity of working 5 hours of overtime per week, when available, paid at the applicable penalty rates
  • Possibility of Saturday overtime if and when available
  • Have the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologies
  • Work in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’s
  • 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.
  • Be provided with a weekly Tool allowance to assistance for the purchase and ongoing maintenance of your tool box
  • Have the ongoing A/C licence cost paid for by the company
  • Be provided the opportunity to upgrade from a car licence to MR licence, with the cost paid for by the company
  • 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.

If you think this role is suited to you or you would like to learn more, we would love to hear from you! Please apply via the link or alternatively call Shane Golden on 0417 662 786 directly to discuss the role and package.

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 people, LGBTI, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity.

  • Posted Date 13 May 2022
  • Location Port Macquarie
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Trades & Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided