Mechanic – Lithgow Based


Buslines Group is the largest rural and regional bus operator in NSW operating twelve depots throughout the state with a fleet of over 380 buses.

Lithgow Buslines operates a modern fleet of 33 buses in Lithgow and surrounding areas.

A position has arisen for a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic to work in the modern and well-equipped maintenance facility in Lithgow.

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)
  • Have 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
  • Have a sound level of verbal and written communication
  • Have experience in working in a team environment on daily maintenance and repair schedules
  • Be proactive with a drive to find better ways to continuously improve and be adaptable in a dynamic and growing team
  • Be passionate and invested in achieving outcomes
  • Hold a MR or HR driver’s licence (preferred)

As a Buslines 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.
  • Be provided with the opportunity to work overtime hours on a weekly basis (paid at penalty rates)
  • Be provided with all work uniform and any/all necessary PPE will be provided

Sign-on Bonus Terms & Conditions:

If successful in your application with Buslines, and once employed, you will be paid the employment bonus in segments over the course of the first 2 years of your employment. The employment bonus will be paid after successfully completing the following employment periods.  $500 to be paid at 6 months and 12 months, and $2,000 paid at the 24 month period, totalling $3,000. This bonus is paid in addition to hours worked as it is a part of our employment incentives. T&C’s apply.