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Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanic

Website City of Stonnington

Join a supportive small team as Heavy Vehicle Deisel Mechanic and enjoy great employment conditions!

This role is permanent full time and the hours are Monday – Friday 7am-3pm so great if you have school pick ups!

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Job Description

As one of a small team of Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanics based at Councils Tooronga Depot you will provide an efficient, safe and effective maintenance and repair service for Council’s fleet of vehicles, mobile plant, fixed plant and equipment

You are also required to:

  • Undertake routine servicing, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles, mobile and fixed associated plant and equipment
  • Provide advice to customers on maintenance and repairs of plant and equipment, ensuring all maintenance and repairs are carried out in a safe and effective manner
  • Regularly identify and report on the safety aspects of the position and unit with a view to assist in the continuous improvement of work procedures
  • Maximise the utilisation of plant infrastructure and equipment by keeping it in good working order, sourcing parts as required

This is a permanent full time position with an annual salary of $83,067 per annum + 11 % superannuation and a monthly day off.

You are based at our Tooronga Depot which is located next to Tooronga Train station and walking distance to Tooronga Village Shopping Centre.

As a permanent employee you also get access to our wellbeing program and employee assistance counselling program.

 Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experienced in the operation of specialised machinery such as milling machine and lathe
  • Competent in welding with both mig and arc welders
  • Ability to work in cooperation with other employees and contractors including being able to discuss and resolve problems
  • Competent in the safe operation of machining equipment
  • Knowledge and experience in service and maintenance of heavy plant and equipment, passenger vehicles and small plant and equipment. (This includes work on petrol and diesel motors, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, work with electronic equipment, electric and electronic components and transmissions
  • Understanding of vehicle safety standards
  • Ability to drive and operate a range of Council plant and equipment in a safe manner
  • A current Victorian Drivers License with a current Heavy Rigid License Endorsement
  • A knowledge of hydraulics is highly desirable

Join Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

To apply for this job email your details to akirk@stonnington.vic.gov.au.