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Apprentice - 1st Year Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician Tuncurry

JR Richards

As a 1st Year Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice, you will be working alongside and learning from highly experienced tradesmen. This position would suit a candidate that has a keen interest in trucks or large machinery, as you will be working on these daily. This position is in Tuncurry.

MEGT in conjunction with JR Richards, are looking for a mechanically minded superstar! Our Host Employer has been operating for over 80 years in the waste, recycling, and industrial services throughout Australia. Our Host Employer is one of the largest in their industry, with major contracts throughout Australia. This Host Employer is looking to offer the right candidate a step into a career that will lead to further opportunities within the company and gaining valuable on the job skills for the future. Excellent opportunity for someone who has a passion for the automotive industry, especially with the larger scale vehicles.

Your duties will include and not be limited to:

  • Repairing engines and associated engine components
  • Service and repair fleet of side loader trucks, front lift trucks, hook trucks and trailers
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
  • Use of computer diagnostic equipment
  • Ensure workplace is kept clean and tidy
  • Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

To be considered for this opportunity ideally you will have:

  • Drivers Licence (manual) and own transport
  • Completed Year 12 High School Education
  • Ability to demonstrate working in a team environment
  • Superior Safety Awareness
  • Work experience or completed relevant studies in automotive or engineering
  • Basic understanding of mechanics and demonstrate an interest in this field
  • Long term career goals to grow with the company

The first stage of the selection process will involve a phone interview and only successful applicants will be contacted. Final interview stage will be an onsite interview with the Host Employer.


Contact Ashleigh at ashleighholl @megt.com.au (no spaces) or on 0400 258 129 for further information.

Date posted
August 4, 2022
Closing date
September 2, 2022
Job Location
Port Macquarie
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