Trade Assistant / Truck Trailer Fitter

Discipline: Trade & Services
Job type: Contract
Salary: $$35.00 Per Hour N/T + Super & O/T
Contact name: Anthea Triandafyllakos

Contact email:
Job reference: 1042245
Published: 20 days ago
Start date: ASAP

Truck Trailer Fitter – Electrics

(Skilled Trades Assistant)

Our client's workshop in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne is a leading Australian Manufacturer of Truck Trailers and Civil Earthmoving Truck Bodies.

They have requirements for a Skilled TA who can carry out a wide range of electrical equipment onto new build truck trailers/dumper bodies and related equipment.

Reporting to the Workshop Manager the successful Trades Assistant will work on a range of different areas of the trailer build that will include

Auto Electrics:
  • Installing electrical harness, lights, plugs and sockets to newly built semi-trailers
  • Fitting cab truck switch controls, running wiring to the truck dashboard to operate tipping equipment and accessories.
  • Fitting lights, electrics components to new build truck bodies and tipper trailers
  • Help with Diagnose, fault find and repair electrical problems to semi-trailers
It is beneficial that the successful candidate has the following:
  • Relevant background with the Auto or Industrial Equipment Sector
  • Have sound knowledge of heavy vehicles and plant equipment,
  • Has an understanding of basic hydraulics & pneumatic brake kits (Ideally)
  • Basic understanding of automotive electrical systems
  • Have the ability to learn correct procedures & processes
  • Good working knowledge of OS&H
  • Hold a mechanical aptitude
To be considered for this position, you must be able to provide the following:
  • Reference contact details of two past employers
  • Based already in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Have the correct right to work in Australia
Given the nature of this position, at this stage, we can only review candidates that hold suitable experience with the Automotive and or Industrial Equipment sectors. 
However, full training will be provided for this position.
TRS Resourcing is a professional recruitment business and only advertises genuine positions with assured candidate confidentially.   

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce in Australia.
We strongly encourage female and Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander applications.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Anthea Triandafyllakos