brisbane city council - coach builder in Brisbane

hannah howard, randstad
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AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour

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brisbane, queensland
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AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour
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If you’re a qualified Coach Builder, this is your chance to get your foot in the door with Brisbane City Council, one of the top transport employers in Brisbane. Play a key role in one of their major upcoming projects.

Are you looking for:

  • A flexible, easy to maintain work/life balance
  • The chance to show your skills off independent from your team
  • The foot-in-the-door with one of Brisbane’s top employers

About Your New Role

This is your opportunity to work with the Bus Repairs team and be responsible for the maintenance, improvement and repair of both the internal and external components on Brisbane City Council’s fleet vehicles. You will be expected to work across all aspects of repairs, manufacturing & maintenance of the coaches, including but not limited to:

  • Overhaul of older vehicles in line with upcoming project.
  • Repairing minor panel damage (front & side hatches, front bumper)
  • Replacement of heavily damaged metal & fibreglass panels (both internal & external)
  • Door & Passenger Seat replacement – removal & installation of new seats and doors
  • Floorboard replacement – removal & fitting thermalite floorboards
  • Chassis and Body Repairs – may include manipulating & rebuilding framework as required
  • Complete Job Related administrative tasks

What you will need to exceed

You will need to be well-versed in the bus industry and able to hit the ground running. As a fully qualified Coach Builder you will also require:

  • Australian or Australian Recognised Certificate 3 in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus, Truck & Trailer) (essential)
  • Experience in bus/coach industry (beneficial)

About the Council

Transport for Brisbane is a major public service provider within South East Queensland, responsible for providing an operational bus network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To assist with a smooth service, their fleet contains over 1200 buses from 7 depots across the Brisbane Region.

What you will get in return

Brisbane City Council is one of the biggest bus transport employers in Queensland. There are many benefits including:

  • competitive above award rates
  • potential overtime and penalty rates where applicable
  • the opportunity for potentially ongoing career opportunities.


If you believe you fit the above criteria, click APPLY today. If this isn’t ticking all of your boxes, we often have other trades & labour positions, send your resume through to to get your foot in the door today!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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Certificate 3 in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus, Truck & Trailer)

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification