Temporary Vehicle Technician- Fleet

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Temporary Vehicle Technician- Fleet
South Shields
Contract / Temporary

South Tyneside 6873813806391

Posted: 21st September 2022 11:43
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.91 per hour, PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 5 months

  • South Shields,

    NE3 40NT

What's involved with this role:


Temporary Vehicle Technician- Fleet

Reference no: South Tyneside 6873813806391

Pay rate: £12.91 per hour, PAYE

Full current driving licence

The post-holder will be expected to inspect, maintain and repair vehicles and plant.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking inspections of vehicles to ‘O’ licence standards.
  • Preparing vehicles for annual MOT.
  • Carrying out vehicle and plant servicing, maintenance and repairs.
  • Light welding, heating and cutting.
  • Carrying out fabrication work.
  • Ply-lining vehicles.
  • Carrying out bodywork repairs including painting.
  • Carrying out electrical repairs to vehicles and plant.
  • Participating in vehicle and plant recovery.
  • Recovering abandoned vehicles.
  • Collecting vehicle spares.
  • Cleaning vehicles undergoing repairs.
  • Delivering and collecting vehicles.
  • Maintaining statutory records and servicing/defect documentation.
  • Carrying out tyre changing and puncture repairs.
  • Assisting with providing mechanical cover for seasonal events, as required outside of core working hours.


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


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills:

  • Appropriate City and Guilds Motor Vehicle Maintenance qualifications at Level 3 or equivalent
  • Qualified MOT tester for class 5 - desirable
  • Qualified MOT tester for classes 4 and 7 – desirable
  • Substantial post apprenticeship experience in maintaining and repairing light and heavy commercial vehicles
  • Experience of auto electrical work
  • Experience of completing vehicle inspection reports/defect documentation
  • Full driving Licence



Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment.
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work with with others; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and utilize equipment under a variety of conditions for multiple purposes.
  • Problem solving skills with
  • Display mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by telephone, in writing and face to face.
  • Good attention to detail


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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, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.
  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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Job Ref: South Tyneside 6873813806391
Temporary Vehicle Technician- Fleet
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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