brisbane city council - heavy vehicle mechanic in Brisbane

danijela lalovic, randstad
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brisbane, queensland
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Are you a qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic? Take this opportunity to work with the Brisbane City Council with the Bus Operations division. Play your part in keeping Brisbane running by maintaining and repairing their fleet of over 1200 vehicles.

Are you looking for:

A flexible, easy to maintain work/life balance in a Brisbane based workshop

The chance to show your skills off independent from your team

The foot-in-the-door with one of Brisbane’s biggest transport employers

About your new role

This opportunity will have you working in a garage environment and becoming responsible for the maintenance and repair of Brisbane City Council Buses. You can be expected to:

  • Undertake repair, maintenance and servicing of vehicles
  • 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

What you will need to exceed

It is essential that you have experience working as a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, preferably in a bus or coach environment.

Current Australian Heavy Vehicle Trade Certificate (required)

Valid HR driver’s license (beneficial)

Bus Industry Experience (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


For more information please send email to

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 III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanic Technology
Certificate III in Heavy Vehicle Road Transport

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification