Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based

Job Title: Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Newcastle-based
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Australia
Reference: 2827988
Contact Name: Andrew Waterworth
Job Published: August 16, 2019 12:01

Job Description

Specialised transport and distribution organisation is seeking a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic to effectively manage fleet servicing and maintenance at their Beresfield depot. This role is best suited to applicants with comparable experience in the local 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 essential
  • MC and forklift licence ideal
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of Mack, Volvo and American trailing equipment preferred
  • Ability to diagnose hydraulic, air and pneumatic issues 
  • 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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