Rockhampton Council Jobs – Mechanics

Website Rockhampton Regional Council

Job Description:

This position supports Council’s direction by undertaking repairs and maintenance on a wide range of Council trucks, plant and machinery, and light vehicles in a professional manner both individually and as part of a team. Performance standards and expectations relating to this position will be detailed in the individual performance plan

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair a wide range of equipment including small motors, light vehicles, heavy and commercial vehicles (trucks), landscape maintenance plant, and earth moving equipment.
  • Install, repair, maintain, test and modify complex plant and equipment that utilises hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical control systems.
  • Design and fabricate minor non-engineered items, when required.
  • Diagnose, maintain and repair automotive air-conditioning systems, brake systems, transmission and final drive systems, including truck manual and automatic transmissions.
  • Undertake non-trade tasks incidental to work, where required.
  • Work as part of a team to provide agreed service levels and prompt advice to all customers.
  • Perform a wide range of repair and maintenance activities to ensure the proper operation of equipment including, various mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, pumps, and combustion motors.
  • Perform duties and tasks required with a proactive approach to Council’s Safety First initiative.
  • Refer matters that may impact upon the business, Council and employees to the relevant Supervisor or Manager.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as directed, consistent with skills, competence and training

Job Requirements:

  • Safety First attitude, ensuring you are completing regular risk assessments for daily tasks.
  • Ability to work together with others to achieve common goals both within immediate team and teams across Council.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments, technology, work priorities and organisational needs.
  • Ability to install, repair, maintain, test, modify, commission and fault find on complex plant and equipment that utilises hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems, including the interpretation of system diagrams and manuals.
  • Knowledge of work practices and policies relevant to the unit.
  • Numeracy and literacy skills in order to read and carry out instructions and make simple reports.
  • Computer and handheld device skills that are used to create work & time records, search for repair information, and diagnose and reset faults.
  • Communicate Effectively – Ability to communicate with others verbally and in writing to meet requirements of the role.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration – Ability to work together with others to achieve common goals both within
    immediate team and teams across Council.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Trade qualification as a Motor Mechanic or Heavy Vehicle Mechanic and equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • Experience working on light and heavy vehicles and civil construction plant – fault finding, repairing, testing, modifications and maintenance.
  • Relevant experience in the repair and maintenance of small motors, light vehicles, heavy and commercial vehicles (trucks), landscape plant, and earthmoving equipment which involves the calibration, fault finding and repair/overhaul in both workshop and field service environments.

Job Details:

Company: Rockhampton Regional Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Rockhampton, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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