Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - 1st, 2nd or 3rd year apprentice

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Location: Melbourne Western Suburbs

Job Description

We currently have a need for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year diesel mechanic apprentices in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Applicants must be willing to undertake a four-year apprenticeship, be able to demonstrate a commitment to the automotive trade such as a pre-apprenticeship, possess a strong mechanical aptitude and good work ethic.

ATEL is a Group Training Organisation that employs apprentices and trainees and places them with Host Organisations.  We provide support for all Apprentices and Trainees by way of our mentoring program which fits in with a regular cycle of visiting in the workplace and training provider.  

A Certificate III Heavy Vehicle will involve:

•Communicating with senior staff, management and vehicle operators on problems.
•Repairing, adjusting, maintaining and testing large automotive vehicles such as buses, trucks, tractors, agricultural machinery and earth-moving equipment.
•Using special instruments to identify mechanic and electrical problems in vehicles, faults in ignition, batteries, speed control, cylinder compression, fuel injection systems, braking mechanisms, wheel alignment, and engine condition.
•Repairing and maintaining hydraulic parts of diesel, petrol or gas engines.
•Utilising an amalgamation of electric, oxy, MIG and TIG welding, machining or hand fitting processes to replace or fix faulty parts of vehicles.
What are we looking for in a person:

•Solid work history (part time of full Time)
•Drivers Licence and Car
•Willingness to fulfill a career in this field
•Willingness to work
•Some experience working on Diesel Engines
•Pre App
•Mechanical Aptitude
If this sounds like you, please apply ASAP. We look forward to receiving your applications.
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