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  • 9 day fortnight - that's an extra 22days off each year
  • Varied plant and machinery, no day is the same. Continue learning and challenging yourself
  • Supportive team with ongoing training, career development and upskilling opportunities

About the role

We are currently looking for a Mechanic to join our Plant Fleet Services Workshop team. They are a crucial part of Logan City Council providing maintenance and repair services to Councils extensive range of Plant, Vehicles and Equipment. In your new role you will be a part of the experienced team who are responsible for servicing, maintaining, and repairing Council's fleet of vehicles and equipment adhering to strict roadworthy and compliance requirements while contributing to other workshop duties as requested by the Workshop Operations Supervisor. The successful applicant’s role will include carrying out mechanical and minor electrical repairs and maintenance to Councils extensive fleet including light and heavy vehicle repairs, servicing and inspection, fault finding and troubleshooting, use of electronic diagnostic tools, minor body repairs and welding, brake testing and utilising other workshop/ fleet related equipment.

Elements of the role include:

  • Perform routine maintenance on a diverse Council Fleet
  • Undertake diagnostic protocols to identify and repair vehicle and machinery faults
  • Provide expert technical advice and guidance to apprentices
  • Foster and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Provide expert technical advice and guidance to drive continuous improvement
  • Ensuring compliance with all workplace health and safety statues, regulations, prescribed procedures, obligations, and responsibilities

Minimum requirements of the role include:

  • Trade certificate qualification in the Mechanical Technology with Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technology qualification being advantageous
  • Vehicle Inspection Certificate (desirable but not essential)
  • Demonstrated sound mechanical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot/fault find
  • Possession of open class driving licence with HR & HC being advantageous
  • White Construction Card
  • Pass a Functional Capacity Evaluation before an offer of employment will be made.
  • Applicants must supply own tools of trade in conjunction with award requirements
  • Vaccines for this position currently include: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Q fever and Tetanus.

For more detailed information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description, by clicking HERE.

Who we are

We’re a contemporary local government organisation entering an exciting new phase. We’re moving forward with purpose and fresh energy, with a focus on delivering exceptional services and value for money – with heart. We care about the community we serve and we care about each other. When you work with us, we want you to feel valued, and to understand your role and how your work contributes to the bigger picture.

The community we serve

The City of Logan is a proud, grassroots community, filled with mavericks, makers and innovators. Here, neighbourly love is strong; environmental and business values run deep; and culture, heritage and diversity is our DNA.

What we offer

  • Full-time hours worked over a 9-day (76hr) fortnight - that's an extra 22 days off each year!
  • salary is from $63,115.64 to $75,000 + superannuation 
  • Generous 12% superannuation contribution, after 12months of service (permanent staff only)
  • Supportive culture that promotes a healthy work/ life balance
  • Fitness Passport Program
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free onsite parking
  • Active social club


If you’d like some more information about the role contact our hiring manager, Rick Thompson Fleet Operation Program Leader an email

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date of 11th August 2023.

Thank you for considering joining the Logan City Council. We cannot wait to learn more about you! 

If you want to learn more about us visit: LinkedInLogan City Council Careers


Job Ref: CH000034
Submitted: 12-09-2023
Applications Close: Tuesday, 03 Oct 2023

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