Trade Assistant - Penrith

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract individuals with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a full-time vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Trade Assistant interested in joining our Penrith depot.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and a friendly team environment. In this role, you will be given in the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on more responsibility as you progress.

You will also be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of buses and be supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment.

The Job

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will be required to work the afternoon shift between the hours of 3:30 PM and 1:00 AM (8 hour working day however, start/finish time will vary). The main duties/responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Workshop staff with any tasks as required
  • Performing minor repairs and services of vehicles and equipment within your skill level, experience and under supervision
  • Maintaining clean workshop practices
  • Picking up and delivering parts and other objects
  • Maintaining gardens and depot premises as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Good communication skills
  • Sound mechanical knowledge and with a desire to work within a mechanical environment
  • Able to take direction well and be committed to their work
  • Willing to learn, understand, and display the drive and determination to complete tasks
  • Current MR licence


What is working for Busways like?

We are a family run company with a community feel. We are continuously growing and look forward to continuously developing with our employees. We think (at least) that it's a fun, flexible and friendly environment.  Some of the staff benefits include:

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 70 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.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply: 

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to recruitment@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, 30th of March 2018