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Mechanical Trades Assistant

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Port Lincoln SA, Australia

Job Type



On site

About the Role

This above Award rate position is full-time, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work required.

The position requires a can-do attitude with initiative and the capacity for manual handling.

Depending on the successful candidates’ skills, duties may include keeping the workshop clean and tidy, working with electrical and air systems, suspension, breaks and wheel bearings and the servicing of vehicles.


The successful candidate will need to: 

  • Have a manual C class driver’s licence.

  • Be able to follow directions.

  • Be able to work unsupervised (based on skills).

  • Undertake repetitive tasks.

While being a qualified mechanic would be an advantage, it is not essential. Ideally the successful candidate will have a background working in a mechanical/maintenance environment.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a current forklift licence and heavy vehicle licence, minimum requirement Heavy Rigid (HR).

About the Company

Dennis Transport commenced operations in 1964 by Eddie Dennis with one truck, providing a freight service to & from Port Lincoln.

Today we have a modern multi combination linehaul fleet operating out of Port Lincoln SA with a depot in Adelaide at Wingfield.

Our core business is containers, general & refrigerated freight services between Port Lincoln and Adelaide with regular services interstate. We operate a time sensitive general and refrigerated freight service and can transport part and full loads both locally and Interstate.

The company has a strong focus on providing a quality reliable service ensuring we meet our clients expectations under Chain of Responsibility and todays Compliance & Enforcement requirements.

Dennis Transport is still a privately owned and operated, family company operated from our head office in Port Lincoln.

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