Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanic

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC
Categories: ARFFS

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.
Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 140 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace.
Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic control towers at international and regional airports, and provide aviation rescue firefighting services at 26 Australian airports.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanic to work as an Emergency Vehicle Technician at the Melbourne airport fire station workshop.  In this role you will be responsible to apply specialised mechanical knowledge to the asset lifecycle maintenance function to ensure cost-effective and efficient delivery of asset management for our national Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) business group. The assets involved are a fleet of fire fighting vehicles, water rescue vessels and mechanical plant.

To be a successful applicant you must have 3-5 years’ experience in heavy vehicle mechanical maintenance and be comfortable resolving complex faults within short timeframes whilst supporting maintenance of other ARFFS assets.

The role requires travel to others sites to ensure the business requirements are maintained.

All training, uniform, tools and PPE are provided.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will be a team player that enjoys working within a busy environment and have the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. In return for your innovative approach, problem solving skills and dynamic attitude, we will reward you with a diverse and challenging career.  You will receive a highly competitive remuneration and gain the opportunity to work with a highly skilled and supportive team within a positive and professional corporate culture. Qualifications in Heavy Vehicle maintenance is mandatory for this positon and any further accreditations or certifications would be an advantage.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Heavy vehicle knowledge and experience is mandatory.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and expertise with respect to Vehicle electrical systems and fault diagnosis.
  • Able to complete modifications in accordance with engineering instructions.
  • Demonstrated experience in a complex work environment and ability to resolve complex multi-disciplinary Vehicle and ancillary equipment faults
  • Relevant trade qualifications

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

Download File PD - EVT BAND 2-3.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Nick Seelander, Asset Lifecycle Maintenance Team Leader on 08 8154 4035 or

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply” link attaching your resume and a cover letter that directly addresses your claims against the required Skills and Experience set out above.

Applications close 11.55pm (AEST) 28th October 2018.

Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Airservices is a government owned corporation providing the aviation industry with services such as air traffic control, navigation facilities and aviation rescue and firefighting.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

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