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Moray Area, IV30 1BX
£27,994.20 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

To inspect, maintain and repair all vehicles or items of plant presented to required professional standards. Ensuring that legal compliance is above the minimum standard allowed. Participate in maximising workshop efficiency and productivity.



Conduct Fleet asset 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 vehicles, plant 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. 

The Individual

Basic ICT experience.

Extensive experience of vehicle maintenance functions preferably in a large fleet environment with detailed knowledge of maintenance policies and Goods Vehicle Operators Licence legislation.

Experience and understanding of how quality impacts upon service delivery.

Welding and fabrication.

“Time served” vehicle technician on HGV/ Plant & Light Commercial Vehicles (Motor Vehicle Technician Level 3 modern apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance.

SVQ3 Heavy Vehicle maintenance and repair SCQF Level 7 or equivalent i.e. City & Guilds, SCOTVEC etc.).

Must have current driving licence to include C entitlement.

Moray Council will assess driving skills periodically and the post holder will be expected to pass assessments to the required standard.

Full driving licence required for testing vehicles category C minimum.

Driver CPC or equivalent professional qualification. 

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 without supervision and prioritise workloads.

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 conduction vehicle repairs or recovery.

Closing Date: 7 October 2022
Salary: £27,994
£14.55 per hour
37 hours per week

Proposed interview date: TBC

For Further information contact John Pearson 01343 557314