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Ayq Leading Hand

The Travel Corporation AU - National Park, TAS

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Full Job Description
About AAT Kings

Ever thought about combining your love of travel and passion for showcasing Australia into your everyday job? At AAT Kings, this is exactly what we do, day in day out!

AAT Kings Group operates as a leading tour provider specialising in Australia and New Zealand. As Australia’s No. 1 Tour Operator, we offer excursions to iconic destinations such as Uluru, Kakadu, The Kimberley, Milford Sound, and Franz Josef Glacier; AAT Kings offer unparalleled service to a diverse and global customer base.

Our Parent Company is The Travel Corporation, a leading travel company compromising of well-known travel brands such as Contiki, AAT Kings, Trafalgar, Adventure World, Uniworld Cruising and Insight Vacations. The Travel Corporation is represented by over 40 sales offices and 10,000 team members globally, whilst serving over 2 million customers annually across more than 70 countries.

The Travel Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We not only encourage and support diversity in the workplace, we celebrate it! If you feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in a supportive and inclusive environment, we want to hear from you!

The Role

We have a full time position available for a Leading Hand to work at our Ayers Rock depot, to drive the maintenance of our new fleet of modern luxury Coaches. Reporting to the National Technical Manager, this role will manage stock/parts, you’ll work closely with your counterpart in Alice Springs for efficiencies, parts & supplies, and you will organise vehicle inspections with Motor vehicle registry and all compliance matters.

This is a chance to live and work in some of Australia’s most iconic locations and work within a small tight knit team.

Key responsibilities will include:
Manage and allocate duties for repairs, servicing and scheduled maintenance and ensure they are completed in a timely manner and to our stringent safety and quality standards;
Providing supervision and guidance for one diesel fitter;
Actively assisting with the day to day mechanical work, scheduled servicing & repairs/ breakdown;
Complete accurate Job cards detailing work performed
Other general repairs as required around the depo
Take full autonomy of the running of the workshop
Our workshop is spacious, clean & fully equipped to handle all

Who we’re looking for

To be successful in this role, you will have:
Relevant heavy diesel trade qualification
Someone looking to expand their skill set including coach air conditioning & electrical (we can assist obtaining relevant handling licences)
Demonstrated ability to work in an autonomous role with sound leadership skills, and the ability to supervise others
Strong understanding of WHS regulations
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn systems/programs quickly
Be reliable, motivated, work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks
Great time management, planning and organisational skills
Be a strong team player
Someone that maintains a safe work environment for staff & our guests

Preference for diesel / truck mechanic experience - Willing to upskill to Heavy Vehicle should you have transferrable skills

Those with a travel/tourism background will be highly regarded.

Benefits & Perks

As a valued member of the AAT Kings team, in return you will get:

Full training provided - access to training with Scania & Cummins
Career development opportunities available
Competitive hourly rate
5 weeks Annual leave
Support with a work opportunity can be arranged for a partner
Staff accommodation organised prior to your arrival. Just bring the essentials with you!
Staff travel discounts for family and friends
Relocation assistance available
Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

If you like the sound of this opportunity and are ready to take on a new adventure with AAT Kings, we’d love to hear from you. Simply click the APPLY NOW Button.