BCC Jobs – Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

Website Brisbane City Council

Job Description:

Transport for Brisbane Transport for Brisbane operates one of Australia’s largest public transport enterprises to meet the needs of Brisbane’s public, as well as visitors to our city. We have a fleet of more than 1250 buses and we help facilitate around 238 000 journeys for residents and visitors to Brisbane every weekday. We have a culture based on positivity, professionalism, and performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Over-hauling (service, repair, tune, maintain and test etc) the mechanical parts of buses (engine, transmission and suspension systems etc)
  • Diagnosing problems identified by bus operators and rectifying faults
  • Detecting mechanical and electrical faults by using instruments that check the vehicles system of components including fuel systems, speed control, cylinder compression, engine condition, braking efficiency, wheel balance and alignment
  • Repairing and maintaining the hydraulic/pneumatic components of the bus that operate systems such as steering and bus doors
  • Using oxy, electric, TIG and MIG welding, hand fitting or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts.

Job Requirements:

  • Be passionate about vehicles, mechanics, and the motor industry
  • Take pride and ownership of your work outcomes
  • Be willing to adhere to Workplace Health & Safety practices
  • Have completed and passed a minimum of Maths and English at Grade 10 level
  • Have the capacity to work and study, with the ability to successfully complete required TAFE modules
  • Participate in both practical training and completion of theory-based study components of the apprenticeship
  • Have good communication skills including problem solving
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: Brisbane City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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