Spray Painter / Panel Beater

At Busways, our core focus is on quality customer service, stakeholder engagement and employee development.For over 80 years, we’ve delivered a professional, reliable standard of service. We currently operate bus service contracts for Transport for NSW in Western Sydney, North Shore and West, Central Coast and North Coast and the South Australian Public Transport Authority in Adelaide’s Outer South.With a team of more than 2,800 people, committed to transporting over 53.7 million passenger journeys each year, we pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery to ensure that the customer journey is seamless as possible.Applications can be submitted by clicking 'Apply Now', by giving Vince Moodley a call on 0438 537 911 or sending an email to recruitment@busways.com.auThe BenefitsAttractive remuneration and benefits:up to $108,000 average annual earnings excluding superUp to $39.12. per hour depending on skills and experience Attendance allowance of $32 paid daily. Overtime Opportunities Annual Leave loading of 17.5%Be provided with ongoing training and development, including Heavy Vehicle Brake courses in house presented by a registered TAFE teacher.Weekly Tool AllowanceHave the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologies.Be provided the opportunity to upgrade from a car licence to MR licence, with the cost paid for by the company.Be given the opportunity to grow, develop and take on additional responsibilities during your employment.Health and wellbeing programs (Fitness passport, Novated Lease Options, etc)Work in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’s.Role ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties/responsibilities will include but are not limited to;Undertaking the preparation and cleaning of all surfaces prior to any paint application taking place. This may include filing, grinding and sanding the body of a vehicle to restore a smooth vehicle surfaceRemoving, repairing and replacing the allocated panels that are damagedEnsuring the maintenance of all spray-painting equipment and tools provided by the CompanyProvide all body structural, accident damage and associated repairs, service and maintenance to vehicles as required. Work on associated components to complete whole tasks within the skill level of the position.Provide maintenance, preparation, replacement and repairs to all vehicle body components, panels, frames, and door systems.Manufacture, service and fit vehicle, components constructed from such materials as aluminium, timber, steel, stainless steel, glass, fiberglass, sealing and bonding materials.Demonstrating and maintaining clean workshop practices in your day-to-day role and ensuring that these practices meet the high standards held by the Workshops teamEnsuring that all maintenance and repairs are performed according to company policies and procedures, and are recorded on the designated forms and documents providedMaintaining and performing all workshop practices in a manner that adheres to all Workplace Health and Safety regulations Eligibility Criteria:Relevant trade qualifications essentialSound level and demonstrated skills in a spray-painting roleMinimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar roleEnsure 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 teamAutomotive or industrial equipment painting experienceThe ability to differentiate between colours as well as balancing and layering coloursPanel beating experience highly regardedMust be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have working rights in AustraliaCurrent Australian drivers licence issued by the relevant StatePlease note:Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ+, people with disabilities, religious beliefs, and ethnicity. AUD Ryde 2112