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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

Wagga Wagga City Council - Wagga Wagga, NSW

Trades & Services
Source: Jobs Riverina


Kick off your career in local government! Get paid to learn in-demand skills and gain hands on experience whilst working towards obtaining a Certificate III in Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Technology!

  • Apprenticeship for four (4) years with potential for ongoing employment
  • Obtain a Certificate III in Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Remuneration of $1,427.60 gpf + superannuation

Your new role:
Wagga Wagga City Council is seeking a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice to work within our workshop team. An Apprenticeship with Council will equip you with the real-world skills and experiences that you need to kick start a successful trade career, including major and minor repairs to vehicles, plant, equipment and machinery, scheduled servicing and the operation of specialised workshop tools and equipment.

Duties of this position will include but are not limited to:
The apprentice will learn and develop their skills to work towards each of the following key responsibilities:

  • Repairs, scheduled servicing, field service repairs and maintenance to vehicles, plant, equipment and machinery;
  • Operation, maintenance and cleaning of facilities, tools and equipment including specialised workshop tools and equipment;
  • Comply with responsibilities relating to the terms of the Training Contract as an Apprentice (training attendance and attainment of competencies); and
  • Assist current Mechanics in repairs and maintenance of Council equipment.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Current (P1, P2 or Class C) Drivers Licence
  • Current WH&S Construction Induction Certificate (White) or willingness to obtain prior to commencement
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work in a team environment

What you need to do now:
All applications must include three (3) documents:

  • Covering letter,
  • Current Resume, and
  • Statement Addressing Focus Questions – Maximum two pages.

Focus Questions

  1. Please outline why you are interested in this opportunity?
  2. What skills and personal attributes do you have that make you the best candidate for this opportunity?
  3. What is your understanding of Council’s role in the community?

What is next?
Applications close Monday, 8 March 2021 @ midnight AEST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 15 March 2021.   

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Paul Wallace on 02 6971 4630 or 0438 245 049.

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position including a functional health assessment to ensure candidates can meet the inherent physical requirements of the role.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://recruit.wagga.nsw.gov.au/jobs/

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.