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Trades Assistant

  • 591759
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches Job Ad – Trade Assistant

Who we are:

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more than 250 million people each year.

As a proud RAP organisation, Keolis Downer is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

About the role:

Keolis Downer are looking for hard working Trade Assistants to join our Maintenance team in the Northern Beaches! As a Trade Assistant for Keolis Downer, you will work as part of a team:

  • Providing trade assistance duties on our modern fleet of heavy vehicles
  • Carrying out routine cleaning of buses and depot/workshop facilities
  • Using tools and equipment to maintain and do basic servicing tasks on buses as trained or directed by tradespersons
  • Operating machinery including industrial sweepers, bus wash, commercial vacuum, lifting equipment, under chassis wash, pedestrian forklifts and pallet trucks

Role Requirements:

  • Ability to operate cleaning and general workshop equipment
  • Able to perform tasks of a physical nature
  • Able to work cooperatively as part of a busy maintenance team
  • Experience in a busy industrial or similar environment
  • Interest in or have a general aptitude in basic equipment or vehicle servicing
  • Willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check, criminal history check and working with children check

Benefits:

  • Induction and on the job training provided
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits - $25.92 - $29.96 per hour (plus a rotating roster with shift allowances, industry allowances and opportunities for overtime) Rostered Day off every four weeks
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Inclusive workplace and organisation culture
  • All tools and protective equipment provided
  • Employee amenities and protective clothing laundering facilities
  • Career development opportunities involving the latest heavy vehicles and emerging electrical vehicle technologies
  • Potential career opportunities within our wider Keolis Downer Team in Newcastle, Queensland, South Australia and Perth

 Keolis Downer Northern Beaches is an equal opportunity employer that promotes diversity and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and encourage all people to apply regardless of background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style. We consider applicants with criminal histories in line with position requirements, each application will be considered on its merits. We encourage candidates who require any accessibility support or any reasonable adjustments during the application process or on the job to let our recruitment team know so reasonable adjustments can be accommodated.

Please note:

This role is being sourced directly by Keolis Downer. We will not be accepting applications via recruitment agencies at this point in time.

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