Leading Hand Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a brand new, state of the art workshop, maintaining a fleet largely consisting of new buses.With the right set of skills, qualifications and years of experience you could earn up to $106K (this salary includes your respective hourly rate, as well as the opportunity of working 5 hours of overtime per week 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 a Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic at our Grafton depot. This will be a hands-on role, with the opportunity to develop and put into practice team management skills.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. 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.Role responsibilitiesReporting to the Regional Workshop Manager, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties will include:Mentoring apprentices to learn their trade and playing a critical role in their growth within the teamDay to day running of the workshopDiagnosing, 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 repairsMaintaining clean workshop practices on a daily basisAdhering to all Work, Health & Safety requirements whilst performing work dutiesMaintaining company tools and equipment in good working orderEligibility CriteriaTo be considered for this role, you will need to possess the following skills and qualifications:Relevant trade qualifications essentialExperience in a similar role with the same level of responsibilities would be highly regardedMinimum 5 years working as a Heavy Vehicle Diesel MechanicStrong focus on 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:Be offered a competitive Salary that could earn you up to $106K+ 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 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 assist with the purchase and ongoing maintenance of your toolboxHave 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 you to meet our standards. You will also be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of vehicles as well as being supplied with all uniforms and safety equipment.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.    100000 AUD Grafton 2460