Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

With the right set of skills, qualifications and years of experience you could earn up to $97K (this salary includes your respective hourly rate, Superannuation as well as the opportunity of working 5 hours overtime as and when available, paid at the applicable penalty rates). 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 a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic at our Lonsdale 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 diesel mechanic.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:Diagnosing, inspecting, reconditioning, servicing & repairing the fleet and ensuring safety, quality and Busways standards are followed at all timesMaintaining 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 essential (you should have completed either a Certificate III in light vehicle or heavy commercial vehicle technology)Experience in the service and maintenance of vehicles, we would be happy to provide training to assist you in developing these skillsEnsure 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 outcomesAs a Busways employee you will:Maintain a fleet of 125+ including the latest Euro 5 &6 modelsBe offered a competitive Salary that could earn you up to $97k+ Be provided with ongoing training and developmentHave the opportunity to work overtime hours as and when available including Saturday, and be paid at applicable penalty ratesWork in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’sA/C licence upgrade & ongoing cost paid for by BuswaysBe provided the opportunity to upgrade from a car licence to HR licence, with the cost paid for by the companyParticipate in specific training that will assist in learning the on-the-job requirements and you will also have access to ongoing regional manager supportHave 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.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. 105000 AUD Lonsdale 5160

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

  • Full time permanent role, immediate start, Lonsdale location
  • Earn up to $97k depending on trade quals, skills & years of experience
  • A/C licence upgrade & ongoing cost paid for by Busways

With the right set of skills, qualifications and years of experience you could earn up to $97K (this salary includes your respective hourly rate, Superannuation as well as the opportunity of working 5 hours overtime as and when available, paid at the applicable penalty rates). 

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 a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic at our Lonsdale 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 diesel mechanic.

Role responsibilities

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 

Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Relevant trade qualifications essential (you should have completed either a Certificate III in light vehicle or heavy commercial vehicle technology)
  • 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

As a Busways employee you will:

  • Maintain a fleet of 125+ including the latest Euro 5 &6 models
  • Be offered a competitive Salary that could earn you up to $97k+ 
  • Be provided with ongoing training and development
  • Have the opportunity to work overtime hours as and when available including Saturday, and be paid at applicable penalty rates
  • Work in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’s
  • A/C licence upgrade & ongoing cost paid for by Busways
  • Be provided the opportunity to upgrade from a car licence to HR licence, with the cost paid for by the company
  • Participate in specific training that will assist in learning the on-the-job requirements and you will also have access to ongoing regional manager support
  • 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.

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 Lonsdale
    SA / Australia
  • Industry Trades & Services
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided