Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic

City of Moreton Bay

City of Moreton Bay is Australia's third largest local government spanning rural townships and urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts. Council employs a workforce dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of residents, providing more than 100 services to the community across road and transport infrastructure, parks, sport, rubbish collection and community and cultural facilities. Together, we make a significant contribution to local lifestyle, community and economy.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Starting at $80k pa (including uniform, tool and industry allowances) + super (up to 12%) + an additional $3,000 yearly retention bonus for the first 3 years($1,500 paid every 6 months) Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 7 of the EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 76 hour fortnight
  • Location: Caboolture & Narangba (multiple positions) - please note while this position location is set, there may be times where there is a requirement to travel to other workshops within the region.

About our opportunity

This position will have you predominantly working out of one of our three fleet workshops where you'll be undertaking daily preventative and corrective maintenance on a large variety of Council equipment ranging from light vehicles and trucks to heavy plant (excavators, backhoes, graders etc.) and tractors. This will include:

  • mandatory annual safety inspections and Certificates of Inspection (where applicable) to Council's fleet across a range of assets
  • undertaking steel fabrication and welding work
  • conducting regular onsite repair work and servicing as required
  • providing guidance to apprentices
  • participating in the after hours call out roster

We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability, and we are seeking people who resonate with these values.

About you

Ideally you will have demonstrated recent experience in maintenance and repair/overhaul of light, medium and heavy vehicles and mobile plant. You'll have sound communication skills (numerical, written and verbal), sound time management skills and the ability to work constructively as part of a team. Safety is also a key priority for us as an organisation, and we will be seeking candidates who not only have the knowledge and physical ability to safely undertake the manual tasks required in this role, we want you to have a genuine desire to contribute to a positive safety culture.

Paired with the above mentioned skills and experience we'll need you to have:

  • a recognised trade certificate as a heavy vehicle motor mechanic/diesel fitter
  • a current drivers licence (with the ability to obtain a HR class driver's license within 6 months)
  • experience in maintenance and repair/overhaul of light, medium and heavy vehicles and mobile plant
  • a Queensland Recognised Road Worthy Examiners License for Heavy Commercial - up to 16t GVM, Light Commercial and Passenger and Heavy/Light Trailers - or be willing to obtain within 12 months of appointment

Position Description

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Why join the team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2100 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by City of Moreton Bay as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at [email protected].

For more information about the City of Moreton Bay and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

City of Moreton Baymoretonbay.qld.gov.au

Delivering sustainable services to enhance the lifestyle of Moreton Bay residents.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including leave loading and public holidays.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work environment with some work-from-home days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 16 departments:

  • engineering
    86
  • support
    55
  • education
    51
  • business development
    31
  • operations
    20
  • arts and design
    19
  • media and commmunication
    18
  • legal
    14
  • finance
    11
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Maintenance
  • Repair knowledge
  • Steel fabrication
  • Welding
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Supervising apprentices
  • Safety awareness

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