Full-Time Position Hoxton Park and Smithfield

In partnership with Government, Transit Systems NSW innovates, designs and delivers public transport solutions that attract passengers because they are easy to use, reliable, convenient and safe. To ensure ease of use, we deliver integrated bus services and transport networks, intelligently easing road congestion and increasing a city’s sustainability and liveability. Transit Systems NSW is part of Kelsian Group Limited, Australia’s largest integrated land and marine, tourism and public transport service provider with established international operations in London and Singapore. With around 9000 employees, we are one of Australia’s most experienced and diverse multi-modal transport businesses operating around 4000 buses, 120 ferries and 24 light rail vehicles, carrying over 207 million customers with where they need to be and want to go.

For more information about Transit Systems, please visit our website.



Transit Systems are currently looking to engage a full time Trades Assistant. These positions will see you working at our Hoxton Park and Smithfield depots  within a well-established maintenance team.

This role will see you support trades personnel in a repair, refurbishment workshop. This position would suit a candidate looking for an entry level position as a TA in mechanical workshops.



  • Assists engineering staff with routine servicing of bus fleet
  • Assists engineering staff with unscheduled repairs and maintenance. 
  • Assists engineering staff when attending breakdowns and performs required repairs to enable bus to be returned to depot.
  • Assists engineering staff with completing bi-annual pre-inspection of vehicles for TSW and TfNSW.
  • Assists engineering staff with completing servicing of workshop equipment as required.
  • Adheres to relevant company policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, Equal Opportunity and other aspects of the business.
  • Carries out bus driving duties as and when required by supervisors within the yard.
  • Ensures working areas are kept clean and maintain proper House Keeping.
  • Manoeuvres tools, materials and working equipment’s to and from work sites or within workshop.
  • Assists in performing Mechanical Operations as required by the Workshop Manager.
  • Any other duties as required.


  • Possession of minimum Medium Rigid’ class vehicle licence
  • Valid NSW Driver Licence if required to drive a Bus.
  • General knowledge of HSEQ and Welfare regulations.
  • Knowledge of workshop procedures;
  • Basic numeracy skills, having the ability to use these skills with weight, volume and distance measurements.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, memos, general correspondence and apply the knowledge of a reasonable person to carry out instructions;


  • Training towards qualification or qualification in relevant trade Certificate or related fields.
  • Previous mechanical experience;
  • Skills and knowledge to fulfil the role requirements.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and the ability to learn and develop.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team.

We are requesting your CV including your work history.


We aim to provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities that are free from barriers, support and celebrate the diverse talents of our team members, improve awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and enable our leaders to champion diversity and inclusion.

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