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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Mechanics - Orange

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Ron Finemore Transport (RFT) is a nationally recognised, regional transport and logistics business servicing the Eastern States of Australia. Established in 2004 to meet the road freight needs of regional industries and communities, RFT has grown into a leading company of over 550 people with more than 250 trucks on the road. A strong, values-based company, RFT people are dedicated to providing safe, cost effective and reliable delivery of food and fuel products into our local communities.

About the Opportunity

Ron Finemore Transport are currently seeking motivated individuals wanting to commence a career within the mechanical industry, with a commitment to safety and the ability to work as part of a team.

What we are offering:

As an Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Mechanic within the Fleet & Maintenance department at RFT you will be responsible for the upkeep and reliability of our heavy vehicle fleet consisting of modern European trucks and various heavy trailer applications including refrigerated vans, tautliners and dangerous goods tankers.

 To be considered you must have the following:

  • HSC school leaver
  • Current Drivers Licence and reliable transport
  • Committed to completing a 4-year apprenticeship.

We will consider 1st, 2nd and 3rd year apprentices however you must show proof your TAFE studies are up to date.

 About You

You are self-motivated and work well in a dynamic team, while enjoying the challenges of a fast-paced, customer-focused environment.  You are committed to achieving safe and reliable outcomes and are looking for an opportunity to commence your career in a nationally respected Company. Your skills and experience should include:

  • Attention to detail and focus on customer service and problem solving.
  • Competent computer skills and a desire to enhance your knowledge.
  • Ability to think, adapt and learn in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Thorough understanding of task timelines and co-ordination to completion.
  • Ability to comply with the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) system.
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work unsupervised.

Individuals who will succeed in this position will value providing service to others, working with co-workers in a friendly environment.

To apply for the Traineeship Program, fill out and submit the 'Apply Now' application form on this page. 

About Ron Finemore Transport

Why Work With Us

We recruit, select, train and are continuously coaching to improve and develop our people. We know our success is because of the quality and the skill of our team and that they are our greatest asset. We are committed to our people and take pride in providing a safe and healthy work environment both mentally and physically.

Who We Are

Established in 2004 by Ron Finemore, we operate one of the youngest and most modern fleets in Australia. We have industry best practice compliance accreditations that support our strong safety culture. Our head office is located in Wodonga, we are committed to improving road safety for all road users in Australia.

Safety & Reliability

Ron Finemore Transport has long been a pioneer in road health and safety and continuously strives to improve road safety and advocate for adequate training for drivers.


We believe in creating partnerships with our customers. We understand our customers delivery expectations and safety and quality standards and have developed strong systems and processes to meet their needs.


At Ron Finemore Transport, we care about our people and believe in creating a safe working environment, so they go home safely. We prioritise safety and have a strong safety culture that supports our employees and aims for safety outcomes that exceed industry best practice compliance.


We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint by managing our energy consumption through, liquid efficiency, emissions and utilisation performance and have partnered with government and industry members to actively test alternative liquids.

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