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Senior Skilled Vehicle Technician

Job Title: Senior Skilled Vehicle Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: Market related
REF: HarryC4535435
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Skilled Vehicle Technician. You will be working in Stoke. 

Monday - Friday

09:00am - 17:00pm

Temp Contract

Pay rate negotiable

Job Purpose

Undertake the full range of repairs and maintenance to the council’s vehicles, plant, and equipment

Main Duties

  • Carry out repairs and preventative maintenance in accordance with the laid down manufacturers specification , including fault finding and diagnostic testing to motor vehicles, contractors plant and grounds machinery powered by gas, diesel oil, petrol or electricity together with associated equipment
  • Carry out repairs including fault finding and diagnostic testing to vehicle/plant electrics, hydraulics and pneumatics, especially those fitted to specialist vehicles such as refuse, road sweeper’s, gully vehicles and buses
  • Carry out repairs and modifications to vehicle bodywork, including general panel beating, engineering fabrication, design, redesign and installation
  • Complete general welding (gas, arc) brazing and soldering as necessary
  • Complete repairs using machine shop tools and equipment including general bench work
  • To carry out vehicle safety inspections, in accordance with the Vehicle Inspectorate standards and guidelines and to complete all relevant documentation accurately
  • To prepare vehicles for, and drive to the Vehicle Inspectorate Test Station for Plating and Testing and to carry out minor adjustments which may be identified on this inspection as required
  • To attend to vehicle/plant and equipment breakdowns, and effect roadside repairs or recovery to the Transport Workshops or Repair Agents, as directed by a Team Leader,  Supervisor or his delegate
  • Undertake general engineering work and fabrications when required

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Harry Cavell on