10 Oct 2018

Full-Time Heavy Vehicle Mechanic – Newcastle-based – Beresfeild

People in Focus – Hunter Region

Job Description

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic – Newcastle-based
People in Focus
Beresfield NSW 2322
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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Job Categories: Motor Vehicle. Job Types: Full-Time. Occupation: Technicians and Trade Workers.

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