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  1. Any advice would be massively appreciated! We are in the process of packing up our house in the UK and getting it shipped to Perth. My husband is a diesel mechanic and has been for 15 years- he has a huge collection of tools and his tool box. He’s spent weeks cleaning them all but we are now not sure what to do with insuring them for the shipment. Should each tool be listed individually and should we cost each one or should just a general total for the whole tool box? He stated listing each tool on a spreadsheet today- 8 hours in and he’s only on box 4 out of 11 so if there is an easier way we would love to hear it!!
  2. Hi all, OK first post... hopefully someone can help me out and maybe put my mind at rest (or not). Im a mechanic, 26, with qualifications and experience (carried out apprenticeship with VW), i gained my qualifications 7 years ago. Im applying for permanent residency soon and my main concern is with the vetassess interview via video call, i would really like to hear from people that have experienced this part of the process. I know myself i'm capable of doing my job but with it being years ago that i was last trained, and often rarely encountering some of the aspects of what i was originally trained in day-to-day, i'm worried what they will ask me and whether i will have the correct answers for them to pass! I am worried mainly about questions on testing electronics, auto gearboxes... areas that i haven't had much to do with, things that i know i could repair but still i'm worried about answering questions on them. i have read a couple of threads on a similar topic but the only answers i came across was people saying 'don't worry, its not actually that bad'........... i'm still worrying! lol I guess i would love to hear from someone who has done the interview as part of there process and to explain what it was like in a bit more detail... Is it hard?! What sort of questions would they ask? How in-depth do they expect you to go? How would they ask them? Is it more of a conversation than a test? How long dose it take? How would you recommend i prepare? Im not trying to worry too much but it just feels to me like this would be the deal breaker of the whole application! If anyone feels like they could help me out, it would be much appreciated! Thanks, James.
  3. Hello We hope to move to Australia soon on a 457 visa (with the hope/intention of becoming permanent residenets) My hubby's dilemma is whether or not to ship the tools of his trade ( i.e. he's a vehicle mechanic, so toolbox is what I mean) He has a job lined up and they want him to start asap. He has to provide his own tools. A friend has offered to lend him some in the meantime until our shipment arrives from UK. Question. Is it worth shipping his toolbox or would it be more cost effective to replace his tools in Perth when we get there? Any mechanics on this forum who could advise? Many Thanks
  4. April Smith

    Australia Technician Opportunities!

    Hi everyone, we currently have several opportunities available at Adaptalift group for experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanics and Automotive Mechanics looking to relocate to Australia! See below for details: About Us Adaptalift Hyster is the largest Australian owned and operated forklift company in the nation, providing a complete range of services and equipment to an impressive amount of industries. With a national fleet size of over 10,500 units, 23 branches and service centres nationwide and 150 different models plus thousands of configurations, it's time to take hold of the opportunity to grow with this rapidly expanding company. About the role Due to company growth we are seeking highly motivated Field Service Technicians looking for a long term career within a fast paced, energetic and customer driven team. We are seeking self-starters who are eager to learn and contribute to the team. You will be responsible for delivering a high level of service specialising in covering assembly of new machines, breakdowns, fault finding and servicing. To be considered for this role you will have: Mechanical Trade Certificate (Forklift Mechanic / Diesel Mechanic / Heavy Vehicle Mechanic / Automotive Mechanic). Servicing and Diagnostics experience gained in materials handling or similar industry; automotive, heavy vehicle, mining, heavy construction, agriculture etc. Current drivers licence and forklift licence Flexibility to participate in the rotating on call roster Elevated platform licence preferred but not essential. Solid understanding of diesel and hydraulics. Strong commitment towards safe work practices Articulate - good written and verbal communications skills Sense of urgency and can work under pressure Ability to develop, maintain and grow business relationships This role will see you responsible for: Completing allocated service jobs Conducting breakdowns & repairs Perform scheduled servicing on equipment Ordering parts where required Finalise all relevant job card paperwork Inspect, diagnose and repair equipment As required, attend out of hours customer breakdowns and repairs Communicate with all customers on arrival and completion of service and repair Maintain accurate and detailed job information for all jobs on your job card Ensure adherence to all Fork Safe procedures and provide a safe environment for all employees and customers. About You: With your trade qualification or mechanical experience under your belt you enjoy being on the road in a hands on customer facing role. Technologically savvy, you are not afraid of using the latest tablet technology in your day to day duties. The rewards If you're a looking for the opportunity to advance your career in Australia then this is may be the job for you. We offer above award rates, a fully maintained vehicle and have sponsorship capabilities! In addition to this you will be part of a supportive friendly team, given ongoing technical training and long term career progression opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader and kick start your career in Australia! Due to company growth we currently have positions available in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. If this sounds like an appealing opportunity and you have firm plans in place to move to Australia then please email your CV to: employment@aalhyster.com.au To find out more about the company please visit: http://aalgroup.com.au/
  5. Hey Guys, Can anyone help? My Boyfriend has worked two years under his 457 visa and now wants to apply for Permanent Residency. His employer wants to sponsor him under the 186 Visa - Temporary Transition Scheme. Have any other mechanics on here made the same application? Most importantly do you have to get skills assessed if you are doing Temporary Transition Scheme. Just what paperwork does he actually need? Thank so much and sorry if this has been asked before I can't find it. Laura
  6. Hello Everyone, I am seeking a number of qualified auto techs for a large car retail client. They have many dealerships across the major cities of Australia and New Zealand. We are particularly interested in anyone who has worked in a dealership / franchise with Audi, BMW, Ferrari and Peugeot. What's on offer? A sponsored visa, initial accommodation and flight assistance. There are very good hourly $$ rates, on the job training and team achievement bonuses paid monthly. These roles are genuine and open now. We have placed a good number of people with this client and some are happy to provide reference. Please PM me if you would like to hear more. Many thanks all. Adam
  7. minimel2710

    190 visa lodged April 2014

    Hi all.... We lodged our 190 visa on 23/4/14.... ive been eagerly following the feb 190 posts but as they're a few months ahead of us I thought it might be helpful to start a new thread.... has anyone had any updates on their April lodged 190 visa?? Or even received the dreaded 'delay email'?? We have literally heard nothing at all. We front loaded our medicals and police checks so hoping that speeds up the process... hubby's trade is a lift mechanic... we are desperately hoping to be gone during the summer holidays, I think this can be done!!! Looking forward or hearing others thoughts and experiences. mel and adam ?
  8. Hi everyone, this is my first post, hoping someone out there might be able to offer support and advice. After our second trip to Australia over Christmas my husband and I are now ready to make the move using his skilled trade as a motor technician/mechanic. We have signed on with an agency and have been advised that the quickest way would be down the route of a 457 sponsorship visa. Has anyone else had a similar experience? If so how long did everything take? From signing onto an agency to flying out? We have said we are open to most areas but are slightly restricted as my husband would like to stay with the same brand of car (Audi) he has worked on for the past ten years because he feels more comfortable but is open to sister brands like VW. Unfortunately time isn't on our side as my husband is now in his mid 40's but we don't regret waiting as we both wanted to make sure the move was right for both of us and have been able to and enjoyed trying and testing a number of areas. We are a little worried though about the visa process and not being educated on the process we are unsure what to expect. Is there a chance we may not get in? or does that not normally happen if you secure a contact with a company out there? If anyone can offer advice from a similar experience it would be appreciated, you don't want to get your hopes up too much but after deciding to go for it, at this point if anything went wrong we would be devastated.
  9. WANTED !! Motor Mechanic's - Master tech's etc for Queensland - Australia. Competitive remuneration Packages with Sponsored Visa's Highly Reputable Companies Excellent Work Environment & Conditions Due to rapid growth within our clients business group, we are looking for a number of experienced and trade qualified motor mechanic’s to join a growing service centre’s based in and around Rural Qld – (Darling Downs and the Surat). Reporting to the Service Centre Manager you will work as part of a friendly and focused team to make sure all servicing and repairs are completed in a timely and accurate manner. You will use you skills to diagnose and repair a variety of vehicles as well as perform log book servicing, fitting of aftermarket parts and accessories so if you have skills in vehicle electronics / electrical then that will be highly regarded. Given the locations, a variety of vehicles are presented for repair including heavy vehicles (diesel) and a variety of four*four. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity you will need be or posses: Trade qualified motor mechanic (FAS or City and Guilds) or capable of achieving Australian qualification's ( we can show you how to do that ! ). Have a minimum of 5 years work experience, post apprenticeship. Hold a current drivers licence. Excellent communication skills and people skills as you will be dealing with customers from all walks of life. An aptitude and desire to live and work in a rural community and environment. Enjoy the benefits of working for some large and growing companies that can offer you a generous salary, staff discounts, laundered uniforms a safe work environment, training and development, career advancement and modern equipment in all service centres. We have already placed a number of English and Irish workers into these area's and they are thriving !! Note all applications will be treated as highly confidential. Apply Today
  10. I am seeking 8 apprentice time-served mechanics with European Brand experience for a client with operations across A/NZ regions - BMW, Audi, VW, Ferrari and Peugeot. State of the art workshops, 40 hour week plus O/T, Productivity Bonuses and great hourly rates. Excellent English language skills required (a must please). Once established as a reliable and effective mechanic, other international career opportunities can be made available. Please PM me if you'd like to hear more. Many thanks, Adam
  11. hi, im a 23 yo mechanic moving to brisbane in late april 2014 with my partner. i have 5 years experience in the trade and she is a pharmaceutical dispenser. we have flights booked and working holiday visas in place. we will be living with family on gold coast till we settle with jobs and get our own place. i am aware that i / we can only work for a single employer for 6 months.... she says we can pick fruit? for 6 months then get our visa extended to 2 years therefore giving us a longer stay in oz, does anybody know about this and is THIS the best way to stay in oz possibly for good... any help is much appreciated. thanks
  12. Are you looking for a better way of life with the opportunity to enjoy the relaxed outdoor living that is what Australia is all about? Would you like to couple this with a rewarding career using all the skills that made you the tradesperson you are today? Do you want to be a valued member of the team and not just another employee? Excellent opportunities await in South Australia. Why not start a new life for you and your family in beautiful South Australia – enjoy great open spaces, community living, stunning weather and a great work life balance. With 457 Visa sponsorship on offer our client - a state wide, highly successful chain of John Deere dealerships with an ever expanding workforce are looking for skilled and experienced diesel mechanics to join their team. If you have previous experience working with agricultural equipment or a strong varied mechanical background and are looking to further your career - They can offer competitive wages, great working environments, training and career development. If you would like further information please email your contact details to the address below and we will be happy to give you a call or if you would like to apply for one of these life changing roles please send your CV to: mattreilly@southerncrosspersonnel.com
  13. Renault Mechanic (Sponsorship Available) Friendly Queensland business selling New and used passenger vehicles is offering the opportunity to work on Renault brand passenger vehicles in their popular Queensland branch. Long term employment and career support is available for the right person along with good working environment. This opportunity is open to local interstate and overseas applicants interested in moving to a good business or starting a fresh. Do you meet the requirements of Qualified as a Passenger Vehicle Mechanic. Completed a formal apprenticeship Currently employed with or recently at a Renault passenger vehicle dealership. Good diagnostic abilities using Renault branded diagnostic tool Ideally 2 years post apprenticeship experience with Renault Good attitude Great team work abilities Healthy Enjoy Queenslands warm climate For overseas applicants this employer can sponsor. UK applicants encouraged to apply as the immigration processing times are on average faster than other passport holders. Please send your resume to mattreilly@southerncrosspersonnel.com
  14. Major country dealership requires a SERVICE MANAGER with extensive agricultural equipment experience especially tractors. Car provided, bonus, relocation assistance,Good rate of pay, job security, visa supplied, met at the airport, assistance to settle. email me for more information gary@pgarecruitment.com
  15. i have three clients wanting 4 mechanics with extensive agricultural equipment experience especially tractors. Good rates of pay, job security, visa supplied, met at the airport, assistance to settle. email me for more information gary@pgarecruitment.com Gary
  16. We have two clients who are looking for trade qualified and experienced Truck Mechanics who are already in Australia (on a Working Holiday Visa or 457 Visa). These job opportunities are based in Sydney (NSW) and Goodiwindi (QLD) with both packages offering excellent salaries (approximately $75,000) and employer sponsorship. Successful applicants will need to have American and European truck experience, and knowledge of Cummins and Deutz engines would be advantageous. Please include an up-to-date copy of your CV/resume to apply - either PM me or email jobs@australianmigrations.com. John Young Recruitment Specialist AMVL International Recruitment
  17. Right well I'm planning on going out to Australia late 2014/early 2015. Most likely on a working holiday visa I think that would be best, not really sure where to go yet? And when I go I will be a fully qualified mechanic with about a years experience. My parents are going to join me out there for a few weeks for a holiday and to see family.So I need to find a job,somewhere to live .wehave one family member out there in Darwin. So living with her is a possibility. But would it be okay going out there on my own? And I just feel that england isn't enough. And I love the outdoor lifestyle. But will I like it? Anyone who could give me any advice would be great! Thanks x
  18. Was asked to list these for a Perth Company seeking Overseas Candidates and Perfect English Speaking. 1 – Motor Mechanic x 2 with history in Truck / Bus (Volvo / Man / Scania / Cummings Motors and Brakes) for an Established Perth Company. Full Employer Sponsorship Visa offered with assistance for right Candidate to remain in Australia. 35 / 45 in Age however will not exclude others with right Skills 2 – Panel Beater x 2 with History in Trucks / Bus for same above Client. (Same conditions) 3 – Spray painter x 2 with History in 2-Pac Process again for same above client and same conditions. (All Candidates must have 5+ Years History and trade Qualified – Have English in High Standard) Sponsor is looking for those Candidates to become Supervisors / Leading Hands after a qualify Period. These Positions above are all located in Perth CBD. All Positions will be required in next 8/10 weeks and the Sponsor is Family supportive. If you PM me will open up contact for you to send for Information. Hope this Helps some. :biggrin:
  19. We are looking for a qualified Mechanic for an immaculate and busy Adelaide workshop. The applicant must be a qualified Mechanic and be experienced in working on Land Rover vehicles. Applicants must have at least 3 to 5 years post qualification experience. Generous salary on offer for the right person. The employer requires someone immediately. Please send CV's to victoria@thamesmigration.com
  20. Truck Mechanics wanted for an Adelaide workshop. Applicants must be fully qualified and have at least 3 to 5 years experience working in the trade. Please send CV's to victoria@thamesmigration.com
  21. We are searching for an experienced Land Rover mechanic to fill a position located in Adelaide, South Australia. Applicants must be qualified and have at least 3 to 5 years experience working with Land Rover vehicles. Please forward CV's to victoria@thamesmigration.com View our website at: www.thamesmigration.com
  22. Role and Responsibilities · Taking Service Appointments · Customer service follow-up · Interpret mechanical problems · Track job completion · Raise & cost job cards Skills · MUST be trade qualified HGV / Diesel mechanic · Experience in workshop service environment · Communication skills & professional presentation · Excellent customer service / selling skills · Professional phone manner & presentation · Currently works in a similar role · Current driver’s licence Salary TBA Please send CV's to victoria@thamesmigration.com Visit our website at: www.thamesmigration.com
  23. We have a number of positions to fill across Regional Australia for qualified Diesel Mechanics. Applicants must have 3 to 5 years experience. Our clients are looking for candidates for an immediate start! Locations are: Alice Springs, NT; Griffith, NSW; and Rural Queensland and Victoria. Please register interest and forward CV's to victoria@thamesmigration.com Kind regards,
  24. I am the Recruitment Specialist for AMVL International Recruitment (www.amvljobs.com). We have an urgent need to fill vacancies for Truck/Diesel Mechanics in both regional Queensland and New South Wales. All jobs come with employer sponsorship and your employer will pay for the visa costs. To be successful in obtaining one of these opportunitites you will need to be trade qualified with 3+ years post-trade experience and have experience working on Iveco, Isuzu, Western Star, MAN, DAF, Scania, Hino, Mack or Volvo. If you're interested in applying please email your CV/resume to jobs@australianmigrations.com. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Regards, John Young AMVL International Recruitment
  25. I am the Recruitment Specialist for AMVL International Recruitment (www.amvljobs.com). We have an urgent need to fill vacancies for Agricultural/Diesel Mechanics in both regional Queensland and New South Wales. All jobs come with employer sponsorship and your employer will pay for the visa costs. To be successful in obtaining one of these opportunitites you will need to be trade qualified with 3+ years post-trade experience and have experience working on John Deere, New Holland and/or Massey Ferguson. If you're interested in applying please email your CV/resume to jobs@australianmigrations.com. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Regards, John Young AMVL International Recruitment