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Diesel Mechanic - Gladstone

Date Posted: 11/02/2019
Location: QLD

Work Type: Trades and Services
Position: Full Time

  • Attractive hourly rate
  • Full time
  • Must live locally


Seeking a Trade Qualified Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanic to join our team at Gladstone. The role reports to the Workshop Manager and will be required to perform mechanical repairs and servicing of heavy vehicles including:

  • Conducting all facets of preventative maintenance and repair of heavy rigid vehicles including brakes, steering, suspension, hydraulics and fabrication
  • Ensuring the fleet is in compliance with and maintained to Fleet Management Standards, with an emphasis on safety
  • Compliance with the company’s Integrated Management System (IMS) relating to workshop/fleet operations
  • Onsite checks and breakdowns


  • Trade qualified in the repair and maintenance of heavy commercial vehicles
  • The candidate MUST have experience in the field of Heavy Vehicle Road Transport – Trucks & Trailers
  • Be an exceptional communicator who possesses a genuine desire to be a team player
  • Possess a “customer service” focus to ensure we provide our customers with service exceeding that of our competitors
  • Exceptional eye for detail
  • Understanding of computer systems
  • A HR licence is essential
  • Be subject to a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol testing


  • Afternoon shift, 11:00am – 7:30pm
  • Uniforms, PPE and training are provided
  • The stability of a growing national, family owned and operated business with over 85 years’ experience
  • A safe, professional and inclusive work environment
  • Working with a safe and reliable fleet


JJ Richards is Australia’s largest, family-owned and operated waste management company with a dynamic attitude that values our people, their safety and the environment. We strive for a diverse, innovative, collaborative and high performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee. People like working for us because of our commitment to safety, innovation and professionalism. Our staff are customer focused and enjoy a friendly work environment. Once you join the team, you’ll want to stay.

Due to the large volume of applications received on a daily basis, we are unable to respond to each application individually, however, if shortlisted you will be contacted to further discuss your application. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this position.
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