Trade Assistant – VOLVO & SDLG

Where the city meets the sea, from museums and craft markets, to stunning coastal views and world-class beach breaks. Here’s a role that offers you time to relax and do the things you want to do!

We’re seeking experienced Trade Assistant/s to become part of our growing service department. Business is growing and we are seeking experienced Mechanical TAs who are willing to put in a hard day’s work and spend their evenings and weekends with family and friends.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to capably assist our qualified tradespeople and apprentices with scheduled maintenance, servicing, and mechanical repairs on Volvo and SDLG construction equipment.

Other duties include:

  • Submitting all record-keeping requirements daily to your immediate supervisor
  • Preparing Volvo & SDLG CE machinery for demonstration
  • Ability to work as a team player, assisting Technicians to identify faults or damage during inspections
  • Ensure the exterior /interior of machines and attachments are clean and tidy
  • Maintain the yard, ensuring it is clean, tidy, and in line with OHS requirements
  • Able to carry out Hazard Risk assessments when required
  • Confirm all paperwork for delivery and dispatch is properly completed and our records are maintained.

To succeed in this role, you will need,

  • A commitment to safety, ensuring a safe environment for yourself and your workmates
  • Previous experience as a Mechanical Trade Assistant or a mechanical aptitude
  • An understanding of the range of products CJD Trucks has to offer
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to build trusting working relationships
  • A high level of professionalism, a can-do attitude and willingness to work as a positive team member and get the job done right the first time
  • Current Driver’s Licence

What’s in it for you?

  • Pay:  to start with a very competitive salary is being offered to the right person
  • Perks: Discounts with National brands, regular team BBQs and social events, active social club
  • Hours: 38-hour week
  • Looking smart: Sharp uniforms and workwear supplied
  • Career: Training, career development, growth, and advancement opportunities
  • Culture: Exceptional workplace culture – we work hard and have fun while we do it
  • Stability: Over 18% of our current employees have achieved over 10 years’ service.  We’re an employer for the long-term
  • Referral program: Generous referral payments to introduce your mates to employment opportunities with the CJD family

And finally – About us

CJD Equipment is a privately owned Australian Company whose core business is the national distribution of construction equipment and trucks.  At CJD Equipment, we are globally recognised as a leading supplier of working-class solutions while assisting our customers in the transition to net-zero emission reasonably and sustainably.

CJD Equipment was founded in 1974 (50 Years ago) with a bold determination to grow by ensuring we are diverse, inclusiveprofitable, and keeping our employees safe.

To apply for this great career opportunity, send us your current resume with a cover letter as to why you believe you’re the person for this role. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

If this role sounds like a fit for you, please apply through the following link: Trade Assistant – VOLVO & SDLG Job in Newcastle, Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW – SEEK


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