Our island continent relies heavily on the road freight transport industry not only in its own right but also regarding its role in the general economy. Australian road freight operations are estimated to generate 2.8 per of GDP, employing 150,000 people directly and providing employment for a further 150,000 in supporting activities.
As a result, we are continually looking to fill HGV mechanic jobs across Australia. As a growing nation, Australia needs a skilled labour force and therefore looks to other world markets to fill their HGV mechanic vacancies. The team behind Techs On The Move are well connected and have many great roles on offer – search for roles and make a direct application here.
Australia is a great place to build a new life, and there are many great career opportunities within the HGV industry. Read more about Life in Australia here and to get insights on what Australia can offer you.
Since Australia has some of the harshest conditions in the world, Australian hauliers demand trucks with sufficient muscle to handle this unique environment. Accordingly, Australian Heavy Truck fleets are varied and typically made up of North American developed Trucks (Kenworth, Mack, Freightliner, Western Star and the new Caterpillar/Navistar) these are all fitted with their own or Cummins, Detroit, Caterpillar engines. These North American brands represent around 80% of the Australian Heavy Duty marketplace supported by an extensive dealership network. As a result, we have a constant stream of HGV technician jobs and HGV mechanic jobs in Australia for those looking to enjoy a more balanced lifestyle along with an attractive package.
European heavy-duty products are represented by (Volvo, IVECO, Scania, DAF, Mercedes-Benz). Renault and MAN are represented in small numbers. Japanese manufacturers are represented in mid-range commercial vehicles by Isuzu (in the lead) followed by Hino (Toyota) then UD (Nissan) and Fuso (Mitsubishi). Most of these brands are currently posting HGV technician jobs and HGV mechanics job openings in Australia for capable diesel fitters. Look for current opportunities here and make an application today
Each dealership will have different requirements, but all are looking for skilled HGV technicians willing to relocate to Australia and possessing the below as a minimum:
- Minimum 3 years post trade experience
- Past experience working with trucks and HGVs
- Hold a current driver's licence
- Excellent work ethic and ability to work as a team.
If you take pride in your work and are driven to succeed, no doubt, you will succeed.
The HGV dealerships understand their competitors also need skilled diesel fitters. Therefore there are some excellent packages on offer. Our clients have a history of valuing their employees and offering the best possible packages.
Below is a description of common company benefits:
- Competitive remuneration (better than a lot of places around the globe)
- The opportunity to apply for permanent residency
- Clean, modern facilities
- Long-term career opportunities with potential for advancement.
- Ongoing training
How Can We Help?
The team at Techs On The Move understand firsthand the daunting prospect of relocating to a new country – this is why we are best equipped to help you along the way. You can read more. You can read more About Us here or How We Work
So what sets us apart and how can we help you?
- We offer HGV mechanic jobs across all locations in Australia, both metropolitan and regional.
- We have an extensive network of clients in Australia (including leading truck dealerships)
- Provide a highly personalised service
- We are Registered Migration Agents with the Australian Migration Agents Registration Authority.
Find out how we’ve helped others by reading one of our many testimonials here.
What’s more, we have a thriving Facebook community of people who were once in your shoes and made a move to Australia – you can follow us on Facebook and start leveraging this valuable resource too.
If you’d like further information or would like us to help you start a new life in Australia contact us today and we can have an initial consultation. Get the ball rolling today!