Diesel Mechanic - Gosford

What are we looking for

Our employees are what make Busways work and it is through them that we can provide exceptional service to our communities. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have full-time vacancy for a motivated Diesel Mechanic to join our Gosford depot. 

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and a friendly team. This role would be most suitable to an applicant that is looking to grow, develop and take on additional responsibility as there may be opportunity to become a Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic.

You will be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of buses as well as being supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment. Whilst heavy vehicle experience is desired, it is not necessary as we are willing to train and develop the right individual for the position.

The Job

Reporting 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:

  1. Maintaining and performing vehicle repairs as per company and vehicle manufacturer policies and procedures within acceptable and reasonable time frames
  2. 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 team
  3. Ensuring that all maintenance and repairs are performed according to company procedures and are recorded on the designated forms and documents provided
  4. Maintaining and performing all workshop practices in a manner that adheres to all Workplace Health and Safety regulations
  5. Maintaining all company tools and equipment to a good working order and according to Busways standards, as well as reporting damaged or worn tools and equipment
  6. Assisting the workshop manager/supervisor with the day to day running of the workshop

The successful candidate will be required to work rostered 8-hour shifts within the hours of 6:00 am and 5:30 pm. From time to time, additional overtime may be required, and this is based on the operational requirements of the workshop.

Essential Criteria:

  • A current MVTC license
  • A trade qualification as a Diesel Mechanic or Mechanic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive mechanical experience
  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

Desirable Experience:

  • +/- 5 years Heavy Vehicle (Bus/Truck) experience
  • MR/HR license

About Busways

Busways Group is one of the largest private bus operators in NSW, operating route, charter and school bus services in outer-metropolitan Sydney, the Central Coast and the NSW North Coast. We are a family run business with over 75 years' experience. Today we are a strong team of approximately 1500 staff delivering quality public transport with a fleet of over 700 buses across 16 depots.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that we usually receive, we are unable to contact all applicants and only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply: 

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to diegoperez@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applications will close on Friday, 2nd November 2018.