brisbane city council - heavy vehicle mechanic 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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hannah howard, randstad
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Here is your chance to work in a Brisbane based workshop with one of Queensland’s top Transport Employers - Brisbane City Council. If you’re a qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, get started today!

Are you looking for:

  • A flexible, easy to maintain work/life balance
  • A Brisbane base opportunity, working Monday to Friday.
  • The foot-in-the-door with one of Brisbane’s biggest transport employers

About your new role

This opportunity will have you working based out of the Toowong Workshops, becoming responsible for the maintenance and repair of Brisbane City Council Buses. You can be expected to:

  • Undertake repair, maintenance and servicing of vehicles, including engine rebuilds.
  • Perform diagnostics and resolve mechanical problems
  • Preventive maintenance including inspection, tire rotation, oil changes.
  • Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the workshop
  • Liaise with contractors and suppliers to deliver cost effect timely service
  • Keeping detailed records of each job including all parts and materials

Whether you’ve just completed your apprenticeship, or have been in the industry for years this is a fantastic opportunity to work closely with a small team, in a workshop with a great culture.

What you will need to exceed

It is essential that you have previous proven experience working as a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, ideally within the bus or truck industry.

  • Certificate 3 in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technology OR Certificate 3 in Heavy Road Transport (required)
  • Valid MR or HR driver’s license (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
  • trade industry related training
  • the opportunity for potentially ongoing career development


If you believe you fit the above criteria, click APPLY below. 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 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technology
Certificate 3 in Heavy Road Transport

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification