- Location: Ashgrove Depot Ashgrove Road Elgin Moray, IV30 1UU
- Salary: £22,376.12 - £23,376.60 per year
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Position Type: Full Time
- Hours: 37 hours per week
To inspect, maintain and repair the Councils light vehicles presented to required professional standards. Ensuring that legal compliance is above the minimum standard allowed. Participate in maximising workshop efficiency and productivity.
Conduct light vehicle inspections, preventative maintenance and servicing in accordance with Moray Council and Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) policies and procedures
To investigate, diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical defects on all Moray Council light vehicles and related ancillary equipment, replacing parts as and when necessary in line with Council and legislative requirements
Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard
Provide on the job training for other Technicians or Apprentices as required
Note: Light vehicle refers to any vehicle with gross weight under 6,500kg
Basic ICT experience
Experience of light vehicle maintenance workshop operations preferably including light commercial vehicles
Experience and understanding of how quality impacts upon service delivery.
“Time served” vehicle technician on Light Vehicles (Motor Vehicle Technician Level 3 modern apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance.
SVQ3 Light Vehicle maintenance and repair SCQF Level 7 or equivalent i.e. City & Guilds, SCOTVEC etc.)
Must have current driving licence to include B entitlement.
Moray Council will assess driving skills periodically and the post holder will be expected to pass assessments to the required standard.
Demonstrable ability to work accurately in relation to completion of documentation
Proven ability to work as part of an effective team
Demonstrable understanding and experience of working within Health & Safety parameters.
Demonstrate commitment to quality in all aspects of service delivery.
Ability to communicate effectively, technical and non-technical information both verbally and in writing
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to use initiative and creativity in developing new ideas and resolving issues/problems.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and to work as part of a team as well as individually.
Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions
Proven problem solving skills involved with finding and diagnosing faults in vehicles.
Ability to use different communication styles and methods, appropriate to the situation
Evidence of continual professional development.
Ability to participate on a standby rota.
Ability to work outside in arduous conditions whilst conducting vehicle repairs or recovery
Closing Date: 22 November 2019
Starting Salary: £22,376.12
£11.63 per hour
37 Hours per week
For further information contact: John Pearson 01343 557306