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Ashgrove Depot Ashgrove Road Elgin Moray, IV30 1UU
£24,915.80 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

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

The Individual

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:  7 October 2022
Salary: £24,915
£12.95 per hour
37 hours per week

For Further information contact John Pearson 01343 557314