Heavy Vehicle Mechanic – Cessnock

Situated in the heart of Wine Country, Rover Coaches is one of the largest still family owned bus companies in New South Wales with a rich and proud history dating back to 1925.

Our regular bus services operate daily throughout the Coalfields and to Maitland, Newcastle and our Morisset Service links Sydney to Wine Country daily. On School days we transport over 4,500 students in and around the Hunter with a modern fleet of air-conditioned, mostly seat-belted buses.

The fleet operates from a modern, clean and well equipped maintenance facility across NSW.

The Role:

A position has arisen for a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic to work at the Cessnock Depot.

Role responsibilities

Reporting to the Workshop Foreman, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties will include:

  • Diagnosing, inspecting, reconditioning, repairing, assembling the fleet and ensuring safety, quality and Buslines standards are followed at all times
  • Maintaining all company vehicles and assets in accordance with Manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Ensuring all maintenance work is performed according to company procedures
  • Attend breakdowns and carry out any field related mechanical repairs
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate any safety or maintenance issues
  • Adhering to all Work, Health & Safety requirements whilst performing work duties
  • Maintaining clean workshop practices

The successful applicant will have

  • Relevant trade qualifications essential (MVTC)
  • Experience in the service and maintenance of vehicles, we would be happy to provide training to assist you in developing these skills
  • Ensure adherence to safety standards and company policies
  • Sound level of verbal and written communication
  • Experience in working in a team environment on daily maintenance and repair schedules
  • Be proactive with a drive to finding better ways to continuously improve and be adaptable in a dynamic and growing team
  • We are looking for real, not perfect individuals that are passionate and invested in achieving outcomes
  • Hold a MR or HR driver’s licence (preferred)

As a Rover employee you will:

  • Be offered a competitive hourly rate
  • Have the opportunity to work on a range of vehicles such as Euro 5 & 6 technologies
  • Work in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’s
  • Be given the opportunity to grow, develop and take on additional responsibilities during your employment.
  • Provide with the opportunity to work overtime hours on a weekly basis (paid at penalty rates)
  • All work uniform and any/all necessary PPE will be provided

Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources.