Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic - Port Macquarie

Our employees are what make Busways work and it is through them that we can provide exceptional services to our communities. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team.

We currently have a vacancy at our Port Macquarie depot for a Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidates to join a growing company and a friendly team.

Both successful candidates will be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of our buses as well as being supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment.


The Job

Reporting to the Workshop Manager, both of these roles requires the successful individual to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills.

The main duties/responsibilities of either position 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 workshop 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 with the day to day running of the workshop

The successful candidate will also be required to oversee the day to day running of the workshop as well as the above duties/responsibilities.

The successful candidates will be required to work rostered 8-hour shifts within the hours of 6: 00 am to 5:30 pm. Due to operational requirements of the workshop, from time to time additional overtime may be required.

Please specify the position you are applying for within your cover letter or application.

Essential Criteria for Diesel Mechanic and Leading Hand positions:

·         A current MVTC licence

·         A trade qualification as a Diesel Mechanic

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Extensive mechanical experience

·         Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

Desirable Experience for Diesel Mechanic and Leading Hand positions:

·         +/- 5 years Heavy Vehicle (Bus/Truck) experience. 

·         MR/HR licence

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 1400 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 swellham@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, 16th of November 2018.

Suzanne Wellham
9497 1914