HGV Mechanic/Technician (Skilled Vehicle & Plant Technician) x3

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£29,439 - £32,020
Closing date
18 Oct 2024

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Job Type
Fleet waste and recycling
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Fleet Operations and Compliance

Grade: Level 8

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both internal and external applicants.  


HGV Mechanic/Technician - Official job title = Skilled Vehicle & Plant Technician 


Fleet Operations & Compliance is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our unique and dynamic team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to ensure the operations comply with legislative requirements.


The department works to tight timescales and often statutory deadlines and therefore experience of working within a highly pressured responsive service is a must. The department plays an integral part of the Council’s fleet operations ensuring legal compliance in all areas. This is an essential function to support the Council in providing the services to the residents of the city. The workshop normal operating hours are 6.30am to 5.30pm this is covered by an early start and a later start. 


The successful candidate will be a qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle mechanic or be time served with significant experience in all the major elements of goods vehicle repair’s including engines, transmission, braking systems and suspension including a basic knowledge of vehicle electrics.  Experience of Goods Vehicle MOT preparation is desirable. Must have the ability to work on a wide variety of vehicles and plant including HGV’s, LGV’s and Agricultural machines.


Benefit package includes Tool Allowance and Call Out Rota payments


Please note that if any employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority. Should this happen then you will be advised accordingly.


To Apply - please visit our website https://webrecruitment.stoke.gov.uk/wrl/ If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 238189.

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