About :: Meet our Team
DEAN BRYANT - Proprietor - Diesel Mechanic
Dean has worked in the motor repair industry for the past 17 years. In his early days he completed two apprenticeships: Heavy Vehicle Automotive and Engine Reconditioning. Whether it is a clutch adjustment, brake adjustment or wheel bearing replacement, all tasks Dean undertakes are carried out with a high level of skill and attention to detail. Dean's experience and expertise is one of the biggest assets of our business.
At MECHANIKA MOTORS Dean handles all the service enquiries and parts ordering processes as well as working with the workshop team.
Dean holds a current MVRL licence and is an authorised RTA examiner for both heavy and light vehicles. Dean is the company secretary.
Jessica is a qualified graphic designer and spent her years prior to opening up MECHANIKA MOTORS as a marketing manager for a large real estate agency in the Southern Highlands. She utilities her experience and expertise to ensure smooth operating of all office operations. Jess encourages and promotes training and adhering to safe operation procedures for all the MECHANIKA MOTORS staff as well as maintaining a high level of customer service in all MECHANIKA MOTORS transactions.
Jess is the company director.
JAMES PUGH - Workshop Manager
James completed his plant mechanic apprenticeship with MECHANIKA MOTORS in January 2015. Six years later, James is still with us, has also completed his Heavy Vehicle Commercial trade and now been promoted to the position of Workshop Manager. James has a broad knowledge of common issues with vehicles on the highway, has a high attention to detail in his workmanship and is an experienced technician within our workshop. He understands the importance of getting our customers vehicles moving and strives to exceed expectations. James enjoys the challenge of solving issues with vehicles as well as supporting, guiding and overseeing our workshop team.
When James isn't working on your vehicles, you'll find him socialising with his mates or spending time with his family.
CAMERON HOCKEY - Offsite Relationships Manager
Cameron joined our MECHANIKA MOTORS team in August 2015. Prior to us, Cameron completed his apprenticeship at a local bus company and was a foreman there for three years. His skills and knowledge as a tradesperson are highly developed and he enjoys the challenge of something new every day. Cameron's highly attuned attention to detail means he is able to do preventative checks to a high standard - letting our customers know what is going to require attention in the near future, before it fails! Cameron has also recently been promoted to Offsite Relationships Manager - he looks after and oversees all of our offsite operations.
Cameron is a keen hunter and enjoys fishing and motorbike riding in his spare time.
TREVOR MARTIN - Hydraulics Manager
JORDAN CHETCUTI - Tradesperson
KIM GEORGE - OFFICE ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
Kyle commenced his apprenticeship with MECHANIKA MOTORS in November 2017. Prior to this he completed Year 12 at Mulwaree High School. Kyle enjoys working with the team and the various experiences he gets to have working on a range of vehicles and trailers. He is quickly becoming a valuable asset to the MECHANIKA MOTORS team.
In his spare time, Kyle is usually out and about 4wd driving with friends and hanging out at the local pub.
MICK BRYANT - 1st Year Apprentice Diesel Mechanic
Mick is Dean's son and has been assisting the workshop team at MECHANIKA MOTORS since he was 13 years old. Mick has always dreamt of being a mechanic and following his father's footsteps. With a passion for cars, engines and performance, Mick is enthusiastic about becoming an apprentice mechanic.
Mick loves spending time doing up his ute, rocking his mullet, playing with his energetic dog, Dusty, and going away camping with his family.