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Emergency Vehicle Technician Band 4 (Coolangatta)

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: QLD
Categories: Engineering

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 27 Australian airports.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanic to work as an Emergency Vehicle Technician Band 4 at the Coolangatta 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 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 other sites to ensure the business requirements are maintained.

As an EVT Band 4 you will have direct responsibility for one or two locations maintaining plant and equipment to meet the requirements of Airservices Australia and any Statutory Authority Rulings that are applicable.

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 position and any further accreditations or certifications would be an advantage.

The successful applicant may initially start in the role at an EVT3 level, with a training plan to rapidly achieve the requirements for promotion to EVT4.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have;

  1. Heavy vehicle knowledge and experience is mandatory;
  2. Comprehensive knowledge and expertise with respect to vehicle electrical systems and fault diagnosis;
  3. Ability to complete modifications in accordance with engineering instructions;
  4. Demonstrated experience in a complex work environment and ability to resolve complex multi-disciplinary vehicle and ancillary equipment faults;
  5. Relevant trade qualifications.

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

Download File PD - EVT BAND 4.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Ian Whebell on (07) 5458 2936 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 demonstrate your capabilities against the required skills and experience set out above.

Applications close 11:55pm (AEST) Tuesday 25 January, 2022.

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.

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