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
trades & services
job type
working hours
AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour
1 year
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hannah howard, randstad
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job description

We are currently recruiting for a major project with the Brisbane City Council. If you are a qualified Coach Builder, this is your opportunity to get your foot in the door with a major transport employer in Brisbane.

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 start with the Brisbane City Council – Bus Operations division on a major project across any 6 depots. Carina, Eagle Farm, Virginia, Sherwood, Willawong or Garden City.

  • 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
  • Spraying under body protection and body deadener
  • Supervise and train trade assistants and apprentices
  • Complete Job Related administrative tasks

You can expect your typical day to start between 6am-7am and finish between 1pm-2pm, Monday to Friday.

What you will need to exceed

You will need to have pride in your work and a passion for completing your work to high standards, as well as a commitment to safety so that you can ensure all operations are conducted to guidelines.

You will also require:

  • Australian Certificate 3 in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus, Truck & Trailer) - essential
  • Experience in bus/coach industry essential
  • HR/MR 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 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 - Truck, Bus & Trailer

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification