Interim Light Vehicle Mechanic x3

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Interim Light Vehicle Mechanic x3
Nottingham
Interim Position

Nottingham 1004353013451615

Posted: 9th September 2022 17:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £24 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Nottingham,

    NG8 3JD

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Interim Light Vehicle Mechanic x3

Reference no: Nottingham 1004353013451615

Shift is 07:00am to 15:00pm and 09:00am to 17:00pm Monday to Thursday (With 14:30pm and 16:00pm finish on a Friday)

A Light Vehicle Mechanic is needed to MOT Test and maintain, inspect, repair and test Class 4, 5 (light) and 7 vehicles for both internal and external customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain, inspect, repair and test Class 4, 5 (light) and 7 vehicles for both internal and external customers.
  • Carry out fault diagnosis on complex hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Use diagnostics equipment and Autodata to quickly diagnose and fix faults.
  • Carry out welding, fabrication and body repairs as required.
  • Attend broken down or accident damaged vehicles and effect permanent or running repairs as required.
  • Prepare and decommission vehicles - fitting and removing a diverse range of ancillary equipment, accessories, and livery.
  • Work as a team to ensure and workshop objectives are met.
  • Carry out class 4 and 7 MOT and taxi inspections.
  • Ensure that all associated records are updated promptly, accurately, and effectively using the fleet management software system.

 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

Qualifications/Knowledge:

  • City & Guilds level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, or equivalent.
  • Qualified to DVSA MOT Testing.
  • Willing to train to obtain an MOT testers qualification for class 4 and 7 vehicles.
  • Knowledge of workshop health and safety policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and 12/24v electric systems.

Experience:

  • Experience of conducting maintenance, inspection, repair, and test services for diverse range of minibuses, light vehicles and road-going plant.
  • Experience of working with all aspects of light vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Experienced MOT tester (desirable).
  • Experience in welding (desirable).

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and meet strict deadlines.
  • A good standard of written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to ensure that all associated records are updated promptly, accurately, and effectively using the fleet management software system.

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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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:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Full Driving licence with category B entitlement.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

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Interim Light Vehicle Mechanic x3
Client Category: Local Authority

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