Title:  Breakdown Diesel Mechanic



The Opportunity

As a Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanic, Breakdown Service you will be responsible for servicing and maintenance within Veolia’s modern workshop located in Brooklyn, attending vehicle and equipment breakdowns on heavy industrial and commercial waste vehicles, plant and equipment including but not limited to Volvo, Isuzu, Scania etc., breakdowns across the metro area. 

What’s on offer


  • Competitive hourly rate + tool allowance + breakdown call back, standby & OT penalty rates 
  • Monday - Thursday 07:00 - 15:30, Friday 07:00 - 13:30 
  • Weekend breakdown roster
  • Work phone and tools of trade vehicle
  • Training and support
  • Digital maintenance system
  • Career progression and education upskilling is supported and encouraged within fleet team

What you’ll be responsible for

  • To service maintain and repair plant, equipment and fleet vehicles in a timely manner
  • Action all driver daily vehicle reports (DVR)
  • Fault diagnostics to identify and repair mechanical and electrical faults
  • Housekeeping of the workshop 
  • Actively promote and maintain safe operational standards in the workplace 
  • Complete scheduled daily work tasks as directed by the Workshop Supervisor/Leading Hand in an efficient and timely manner
  • Complete work orders and part requisitions daily and in full
  • Participate in after hours breakdown assistance
  • Attend and actively participate positively in team meetings
  • Maintain effective working relationships with team members

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Fully qualified Certificate III Heavy Mechanical Diesel Mechanic trade qualification (desired) 
  • HR Drivers licence  (desired)
  • Forklift licence (desired)
  • Ability to work both autonomously and part of a team
  • Strong focus on safety and performance
  • Experience servicing and maintaining heavy vehicles, plant and equipment 

A Veolia Career

Veolia anz values employees and their health and wellbeing. All of our employees are entitled to:

  • Employee share plan where employees have the opportunity to purchase discounted Veolia shares 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Assure which covers mental health, nutrition,  financial, legal, coaching and career transition support
  • Bupa health insurance discount 
  • You will also have access to corporate discounts, Fitness Passport, as well as eligibility to volunteer at one of Veolia's partnered volunteer organisations

At Veolia we value diversity, equality and inclusion, we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. 

Veterans are encouraged to visit our Veterans at Veolia webpage to discover what we can offer.

We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Our environmental solutions help customers preserve and renew our natural resources, creating a better future for our planet. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build your career, and a more sustainable world.