Workshop/ Vehicle Technician

  • Per Hour
    £12 to £13
  • Location
    Stockton-on-Tees
  • Basis
    Contract

Our client is looking for a Workshop Technician to join there team on 3 month contract in the Stockton on Tees area.

The job will involve Carrying out routine maintenance and repairs of a varied fleet of vehicles which cover multiple services across the authority, including Plant vehicles and specialist equipment.

To undertake inspections, repairs and maintenance of all council vehicles and specialist equipment to Ministry of Transport, Vehicle Manufacturers and Council Standards.

To ensure that all work undertaken is done so safely, to a high standard, being carried out effectively and efficiently within the Service’s and manufacturers prescribed guidelines/procedures and current legislation.

To undertake all types of mechanical work including bodywork/chassis modifications.

To undertake all types of electrical work including electronic management systems providing diagnosis, adjustment and rectification via the use of specialist test equipment or laptop computers.

To be flexible and carry out remedial work as required and supply a quick diagnostic service for non-planned work

To work with minimal supervision and accept responsibility for the direction of work of apprentices and any other assigned employees.

To assist in the control of workshop equipment repairs and defect reporting, including annual tests, and calibration.

To undertake shift work and to work a call out rota outside of normal working hours to meet the business needs.

To maintain effective relationships with representatives of DVSA, other agencies, partner services and suppliers of vehicles.

To undertake administrative duties including completion of time sheets, job cards, inspection/servicing documentation, on both paper based and electronic format and present completed documents to a high standard in a timely manner.

To work closely with the administrator and supply clear precise information so colleagues and customers have the relevant information to make an informed decision. (Good COMMUNICATOR)

To comply with health and safety policies, organisational statements and procedures, r

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