Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based

Job Title: Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Other Locations
Reference: 2827988A
Job Published: May 28, 2019 09:46

Job Description

Specialised transport and distribution organisation with head office in Sydney is seeking a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic to effectively manage fleet servicing and maintenance at their growing Newcastle (Beresfield) regional hub. This role is best suited to applicants with comparable experience in the local Newcastle region.    

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Service modern vehicle fleet and trailing equipment including mechanical issue diagnosis
  • Ensure vehicle service and preventative maintenance schedules are adhered to
  • Supply feedback to support continuous improvement on vehicle servicing, driver error and breakdown reduction
  • Tyre monitoring and recording
  • Report all service schedule discrepancies
  • Maintain clean workshop and surrounding area
  • Breakdowns after hours if required (rare to require personal onsite attendance)
Role Requirements:
  • Relevant trade qualifications
  • MC, C and forklift licence
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of Mack, Volvo and American trailing equipment
  • Ability to diagnose hydraulic, air and pneumatic issues including by phone
  • Ability to follow preventative maintenance procedures and schedules
  • Pride to complete tasks (and paperwork) to high standard and seek continuous improvement outcomes
  • Ability to work unsupervised while reporting issues that arise
  • Communication with mechanics, drivers and managers to build relationships
  • Prioritise workloads based on changing customer and business requirements  
  • Proactive approach with strong teamwork ethic and eye for detail
  • Resilient and adaptable mindset with hands-on approach  
  • Ability to work 11-day fortnight – weekdays and every second Saturday 10am to 6pm or finish
This company offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a competitive remuneration package. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or for further information please contact Andrew Waterworth - mobile: 0426 909 904. 
People in Focus specialise in creating employment solutions in international and domestic freight forwarding and logistics. Interviews can be scheduled at a location convenient to you.

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