Vehicle Auto Technician

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Vehicle Auto Technician
LINCOLN
Contract / Temporary

Lincolnshire BL TCL344135

Posted: 16th November 2022 10:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.26 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month (tbc)

  • LINCOLN,

    LN2 2LT

What's involved with this role:

Vehicle Auto Technician   

Reference no: Lincolnshire BL TCL344135   

Pay rate £14.26 per hour PAYE   

 

Recruitment Vetting is required 

To carry out a full range of duties expected of a skilled vehicle technician, including the repairing of damaged or faulty mechanical parts, installing new electrical systems and equipment, and carrying out routine mechanical maintenance and repairs to vehicles.  The role requires a high standard of workmanship on a varied vehicle fleet including cars and vans from numerous vehicle manufacturers. This role will contribute to the provision of a cost effective, high quality and reliable vehicle fleet ensuring both officer and vehicle safety throughout 

Key responsibilities: 

 

  • Replacement of damaged or faulty mechanical components in existing vehicles. 
  • Installation of new electrical systems and equipment as part of the vehicle commissioning process.  
  • Carry out preventative mechanical maintenance, servicing, diagnosis, preparatory work for MOT’S and repair tasks on multi-manufacturers vehicles to police standards at police workshops and selected locations as directed by the Senior Motor Vehicle Technician. 
  • Carry out road testing of vehicles and ancillary police specialist equipment in accordance with work undertaken or as requested by management. 
  • Carry out decommissioning of vehicles ensuring police specialist equipment is removed in a non-destructive manner for re-use on new vehicles wherever possible. 
  • Work with minimum supervision from either verbal or written instruction. 
  • Ensure that the correct parts and materials used are identified in an efficient manner liaising with component suppliers when necessary. 
  • To be conversant with the security implications of police vehicles and equipment. 
  • Ensure care and custody of all tools, equipment and materials and to report all defects when found. 
  • Update skills for the post by attending appropriate training courses when necessary 

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

  • City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications - motor vehicle mechanical 
  • Served Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship 
  • Two-year post qualification experience Motor Vehicle maintenance 
  • Good communication skills both written and oral 
  • Ability to carry out multi skills of the motor industry including vehicle diagnostics 

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. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 3 years continuous UK address history.

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

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: 

  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. NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 3 years continuous UK address history.
  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. Recruitment Clearance. 
  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: Lincolnshire BL TCL344135
Vehicle Auto Technician
Client Category: Local Authority

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