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Harthill DepotGlasgow Road, DG11 2SE
£29,958 - £32,043 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week


Vehicle & Plant Technician / Mechanic (19/713)


£29,958 - £32,043


Dumfries and Galloway Council is looking for Vehicle & Plant mechanic to join our vehicle maintenance team based at Harthill Workshop, Lockerbie. The successful candidate will be working with a well-organised professional team, within our modern well equipped vehicle maintenance workshop. You will be contracted to a 36-hr week with optional overtime paid at time and a half and double time for unsociable hours.



Benefits include

35 days holiday with an additional 5 days after completing 5 years’ service.

Local Government Pension scheme.

Personal Training Plan.

IRTEC accreditation will be gained in HGV & PSV.

All PPE supplied, including uniform.

Specialized tools supplied.

Overalls supplied and laundered.

Progression opportunities with the Transport structure.


You will fully maintain the Council’s varied fleet which includes small Plant, trailers, HGV’s, buses, minibuses, cars, vans, and other specialist equipment used within the Councils front line daily operations. You will ensure that all preventative maintenance, test preparation, servicing and repairs are carried out to the standard required in compliance with all Transport and Health & Safety legislation. The successful candidate will also get the opportunity to become a class IV, V & VII MOT tester.


Flexible to the needs of the service, you will be required to participate in overtime working and standby rota as and when required.


A full driving licence is essential, with LGV / PSV licence desirable.


For further information please contact: Jason Currie (01387 271111 Ext 62380)

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