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Ref no:
WEL08385
Published:
03/07/2024
Closes:
17/07/2024
Location:
Whitehill Service Centre 4 Inchmuir Road Whitehill Industrial Estate Bathgate, EH48 2EP
Salary:
£30,973 - £34,576 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

Job Advert

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

We are recruiting Fleet Technicians to strengthen our existing team, in our new state of the art workshop at Whitehill Service Centre, Bathgate.

You will work 36 hours week, in a shift pattern which includes a night shift and attracts an allowance of 14% of your salary. You will also be required to participate in the standby rota, which also attracts an additional allowance. Overtime working may be required at peak times.

You will receive 26 days annual leave, and 7 public holiday a year and access to the council’s excellent pension scheme and employee benefits scheme which provides discounts at over 90 local businesses and over 1000 nationwide.

To support the council’s commitment to a healthy workforce we offer employees access to a range of specialist advice and support through an employee assistance programme.

The key duties of this post are:

  • Working under the general supervision of the Senior Foreperson(s), the post holder will be responsible for carrying out general repairs and maintenance of a wide range of vehicles, plant and equipment.
  • ensuring that all vehicles/plant are maintained and inspected to manufacturers recommendations and DVSA inspection standards to ensure roadworthiness.
  • Preparing all vehicles including HGV’s for annual test.
  • Attend road side breakdowns where repairs may be required to be carried out on site and the use of a vehicle will be available for this purpose.
  • Participate in Stand-by rota.

: If you have the following skills and experience we would love to hear from you:

  • Time served HGV Mechanic (City & Guilds Scotvec Level 3)
  • C plus E Driving licence preferred however training will be provided
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Class IV, V and VII MOT tester however training will be provided
  • Proactive in identifying ways of improving service provision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and establishes effective working relationships with customers, contractors and other employees in the team
  • DVSA, DFT, Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness and MOT inspection Standards experience

 

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage