Heavy Vehicle Tyre Fitter Traineeship MEGT (AUSTRALIA) LTD
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9th September 2021
We are very proud to partner with a global organisation like Beaurepaires, Australia's most trusted tyre retailer. Beaurepaires are the flagship brand of Goodyear & Dunlop Tyres and are an important part of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company who employs over 69,000 people across 22 countries. Operating since 1922, the success of Beaurepaires is due to its unmatched combination of quality product range, experience and service expertise.
As part of a national program in conjunction with MEGT, Beaurepaires are looking for their next generation of success stories. Join a program designed to give you great skills, a learning pathway and a great start to your professional career. If successful, you will join the Beaureapires team for a minimum of 2 years, working initially as an entry level Heavy Vehicle tyre fitter and after the first 12 months, you will then graduate and further your ambitions by completing a Business Traineeship aimed at seeing you becoming the next Assistant Store Manager after the completion of your second year.
So, what's the job?
As a Trainee Tyre Fitter (year 1) your duties will include:
About the role
Once trained you will be working on our customer sites, where you will safely perform services on our customer vehicles unsupervised. You will be available for call outs and Saturday work.
You will be responsible for:
Providing customer service and upselling our products & services
Removing existing truck tyres and fitting replacements on commercial vehicles and fleet trucks
Diagnosing and assessing truck tyre damage and wear
Selecting correct truck tyres, tubes, rims and accessories
Diagnosing wheel balance problems and balancing wheels
Communicating safety and service requirements to customers instore
- What's the deal with a Traineeship?
A Traineeship is a combination of full-time paid work and a formal qualification. We are looking for candidates who are able to commit to the entire 24 months and beyond. This position is for the Beaurepaires Eastern Creek store which is located in the Western suburbs and you will be completing a Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology and a Certificate III in Business.
Training will be delivered in the workplace and you will have up to three hours each week to put towards your studies. You will be working alongside experienced people who will provide on the job training to support you in your role.
So what's in it for me?
This is an opportunity to join a well-respected organisation in a secure trade.
Other benefits include:
- Ongoing professional development opportunities
- Opportunities for career progression on completion of your traineeship.
- Weekly wages paid as per the National Training Wage
- No course or materials costs
- Access to student concession card
- Ongoing, regular support from your MEGT Field Officer
- Opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced professionals in the field.
OK, I'm in, what next?
The candidates who will become part of Beaurepaires' future will be enthusiastic, committed and motivated. We are looking for candidates who have a genuine interest in the automotive industry and are committed to gaining a qualification and ambition to move into management.
You will also have:
- Excellent communication skills
- Prior customer service experience
- No prior qualifications higher than a Certificate II
- Must be Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Must have drivers' licence (Manual License highly desirable)
- The successful candidate will be required to complete a medical, which will include drug and alcohol screening.
This is a fantastic growth opportunity and a real opportunity to have a long-term career with Beaurepaires and maybe you will be the Assistant Store Manager.
If you feel you meet most of the above requirements, submitting your application could not be easier. Simply hit 'apply' now and submit your resume to MEGT today.
To be eligible for an apprenticeship or traineeship you must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have full working rights.
MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting local employers, apprentices, trainees, job seekers and students for over 30 years. Our experienced local consultants work across every state in Australia, the ACT, and in the UK.
We are committed to providing quality employment, training and education solutions. Whether your goal is to kick start your career, grow your business or develop and secure your future, MEGT can help.