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
trades & services
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AU$ 35.00 - AU$ 40.00 per hour
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hannah howard, randstad
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If you’re a qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, this is your opportunity to work in a Brisbane based workshop with one of Queensland’s top Transport Employers – Brisbane City Council.

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 in a workshop 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, 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

What you will need to exceed

It is essential that you have previous proven experience working as a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic and the confidence to step in and hit the ground running.

  • Current Australian Heavy Vehicle Trade Certificate (required)
  • Valid MR or 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


If you believe you fit the above criteria, click APPLY below or send your resume to hannah.howard@randstad.com.au! If this isn’t ticking all of your boxes, we often have other trades & labour positions, send your resume through to bcc@randstad.com.au 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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Current Australian Heavy Vehicle Trade Certificate

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification