Vehicle Body Repair/Fabricator
Edinburgh North

Competitive base hourly rate of $42. (Weekend work and overtime at applicable higher rate)


About the Role

Reporting to the Workshop Manager, the primary role of the Vehicle Body Repair/Fabricator is to support the Bodyshop with repairs following accidents and impacts on our bus fleet, including maintenance and repairs, fabrication of sections and components (from sheet metal, pipes, wood, fibreglass and other materials) spray painting of vehicles and the servicing of workshop equipment.


You will work on a modern, well-maintained fleet including Diesel, Gas and Hybrid vehicles (electric coming in early 2023) from Scania, MAN, Mercedes, Volvo, and Iveco, to enable our drivers to provide a safe and efficient service to our community.


What we need from you to succeed

  • Relevant trade certificate.
  • Organised, with an ability to prioritise work tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience in fabrication, body repairs of collision damage and general repairs - Cutting, shaping, and grinding sheet metal, fibreglass and plastic to create panels. (Trucks, coaches, buses, caravans beneficial) and take pride in their workmanship.
  • Have fitting and assembly experience installing components and trim such as door handles, locks, hinges, floor coverings and linings. Including working with various fabrics and materials to size and stitch together to form coverings for vehicle interiors.
  • Interpreting drawings, specifications, and engineering plans.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Great customer service skills for internal stakeholders.


What we can give you in return

This role will provide you with the opportunity to make a positive impact on the SA market through the support of a collaborative and dynamic team within a recognised organisation:

  • Work-life balance (day shifts from 6am-3pm).
  • Ongoing training and development, including in emerging technologies (hybrid/electric).
  • Work in a fantastic and supportive team environment.
  • Employee benefits including travel discounts as part of the Kelsian Group.


Come and join a well-known Australian brand during an exciting time of growth. 


Follow the APPLY NOW links, applications close Friday, 23 June 23




In partnership with Government, Torrens Transit 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.


Torrens Transit is part of Kelsian Group Limited, largest integrated multi-modal transport provider and tourism operator, with established bus operations in Singapore, London, and the Channel Islands. Kelsian provides essential journeys for customers by delivering safe and intelligent transport solutions designed to improve the sustainability and liveability of the communities we serve. As at 31 December 2022, Kelsian directly employs 9,223 people and operates 3,991 buses, 113 vessels and 24 light rail vehicles that delivered more than 257 million customer journeys over the last year.


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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