Minimum Qualifications

  • Refrigeration and or diesel/automotive trade certificate
  • Experience within the transport industry highly desirable
  • Current driver’s licence
  • ARC licence
  • D and/or S licence (preferred but not necessary)
  • TK Certi-tech (preferred but not necessary)

Mechanics - Automotive, Diesel and Refrigeration

Job Description

Are you a refrigeration mechanic or an automotive/diesel mechanic looking for a career change? The key focus of this role is to provide scheduled maintenance, onsite and in-house service work for Thermo King transport refrigeration units.

If you are looking to join a successful and secure business with a number of large projects coming up and you love a challenge, this is the job for you.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and attributes and would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact our Human Resources Manager on (03) 8689 7146 or email your resume to hr@ssgroup.com.au

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mechanical experience would be advantageous
  • Understanding and diagnostic ability of refrigeration, air-conditioning and electrical principles
  • Brazing and soldering experience (preferred but not necessary)
  • Ability to understand schematic drawings and diagrams
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to organise own work time and prioritise work schedule
  • Ability to use initiative and have a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Neat and tidy presentation
  • Punctuality
  • Good time management skills

As an employee of Southern States you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Tool allowance provided for technicians
  • Modern and well-maintained offices
  • Onsite parking available for all staff members
  • Complimentary access to our onsite gym
  • Purpose-built workshops with state-of-the-art safety equipment to ensure your safety and well-being, allowing you to return home to your family every night
  • Ongoing career development and training opportunities
  • Possibility for career growth in Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland

  • Secure and stable permanent employment (we do not hire casual or subcontractor staff)
  • Active Social Club organizing regular movie nights, dinners, quiz nights, and various other events
  • Enjoy regular on-site BBQ lunches and table tennis
  • Access to discounted offers from our partners on banking and insurance services
  • Opportunities to make a real difference in your community and environment
  • Convenient access to Western Ring Road and Westgate Freeways
  • Flexible managers who understand your needs
  • Experience a fun and positive work environment

Current opportunities

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