Heavy Diesel Mechanic

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Location
Eagle Farm
Reference #
R0107891
Closing Date
17-02-2021
Sector(s)

Government & Defence

Vacancy Type
Permanent
Work type
Full-Time
Location: EAGLE FARM, Australia

About Thales

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Your Role

Our Protected Vehicles business is currently seeking a qualified heavy vehicle mechanic to assist in the service and repair our Bushmaster and Hawkei vehicles. You will carry out a variety of tasks to ensure that all servicing, repairs and upgrades are completed to meet customer expectations and deadlines. This position is a 12 month fixed term role with potential for extension or permanency.

  • To conduct servicing and repairs to allocated vehicles within the relevant Service Centre and at Forward Repair Service sites as required in a safe and standard manner
  • Maintain 100% Customer focus and satisfaction by proactively addressing customer issues and concerns, communicating effectively and delivering in full, on time and within budget
  • Accurately complete all documentation associated with the role including job cards, JSEA’s etc
  • Actively report any quality issues or concerns and participate in the subsequent solution design utilising practical problem-solving tools.
  • Be safety focused and committed to your own and your workmates safety

How About You?

  • Trade qualified as a heavy vehicle mechanic with recent experience working in a similar heavy vehicle environment
  • Ideally your qualifications also include MR Licence, PMV, Forklift licence and a HR licence (we have some flexibility if you don’t have all of these)
  • Strong customer service skills with a passion for delivering high quality customer satisfaction
  • Safety focused and be familiar with JSEA’s (SWMS or Take 5’s)
  • Willing to input into workshop process improvements to increase efficiencies where possible

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.  To learn more about clearances please visit – http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

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