HGV Mechanic x3 – Transport & Fleet Services

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HGV Mechanic x3 – Transport & Fleet Services
HEYWOOD, Lancashire
Contract / Temporary

Rochdale 0008 0D8E / 1

Posted: 22nd January 2024 14:45
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £18.19 per hour depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, participation in a shift system

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • HEYWOOD, Lancashire,

    OL10 2DY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary HGV Mechanic x3 - Transport & Fleet Services

Reference no: Rochdale 0008 0D8E / 1

Pay rate: Up to £18.19 per hour depending on experience

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, participation in a shift system

This opening assignment is for 2 months

City: HEYWOOD, Lancashire

Category “B” and Category “C” driving licence required

The purpose of this role is to inspect, service, test, repair and maintain any vehicle or plant item brought into the workshops at the discretion of the Management and assist in training the Apprentice in the vehicle maintenance section. To assist and participate in the provision of council services within the Environmental Service Area to ensure all customers’ expectations are achieved within budget. Candidates must be able to participate in a shift system and to work overtime to meet the needs of the service as and when required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Service, maintain and repair the fleet of RBC vehicles up to 3,500 kg GVW.
  • Service, maintain and repair any other vehicle up to 3,500 kg GVW, when instructed by management, to the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Carry out class 4 and 7 MOT tests.
  • Participate in overtime working to meet the needs of the service as and when required.
  • Service, maintain and repair the fleet of vehicles in excess of 3,500 kg GVW when instructed by management, to the highest possible standard and quality. Prepare vehicles in excess of 3,500 kg GVW for annual goods vehicle testing to department of transport standards.
  • Service, maintain and repair the fleet of specialist items of plant equipment when instructed by management, to the highest possible standard and quality.
  • Participate in Council programmes of in-service training as a trainee and when required as a trainer facilitator. Attend any training sessions either on or off the job when instructed by management.
  • Work with minimal supervision and to accept responsibility for the direction of work for apprentices and labourers.
  • Carry out site servicing and roadside repairs as required appropriate to the relevant skill level.
  • Carry out minor body repairs within competency as and when required.

 

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds level 2 in Vehicle repair or equivalent.
  • Category “B” driving licence.
  • Category “C” driving licence.

 

Experience:

  • Previous experience of working on HGV vehicles.
  • Experience of servicing vehicles to manufacturer standard and preparing vehicles for MOT test to DVSA standard.
  • Fabricate and welding experience.
  • Able to carry out effective repair of hydraulic and pneumatic vehicle systems and diagnose and repair of complex electrical systems.
  • Experience of diagnosing faults using computerised diagnostic equipment.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Willing to work flexibly to the needs of the service.
  • Able to participate in a shift system.
  • Able to work overtime to meet the needs of the service as and when required.

 

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.

 

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HGV Mechanic x3 – Transport & Fleet Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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