Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic

Lister Road Depot, Lister Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 8JW
£27630 to £30206 per annum
16 Sep 2020
07 Oct 2020
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This is an exciting opportunity for a HGV mechanic wanting to work as part of a small dedicated team providing maintenance and repairs to a diverse range of vehicles, plant and equipment in accordance with the requirements of the Operating Licence of the council.

Hours:  37 hours per week (Week 1 5.30am  to -13.18pm / Week 2 10.30am to 18.18pm)

Salary:  Grade 8 plus 10% shift allowance PLUS 

  • Standby gritting maintenance cover payments
  • Standby gritting driving duties
  • Annual leave 29 to 33 days per annum (depending on length of local government service)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

The applicant will be able to demonstrate the right behaviours and values to work as part of a team and be customer focused and committed to providing a quality service.

A good understanding of MOT regulations would be advantageous as well as Health and Safety procedures.

Activities include:

  • Inspect, service and repair vehicles, equipment using appropriate tools, equipment and facilities in a safe and proper manner
  • Conducting fault diagnostic checks on vehicles, plant and equipment
  • Preparing and taking vehicles for MOT testing
  • To participate in a vehicle breakdown service
  • To participate in winter maintenance operations

Interested candidates should possess:

  • City and Guilds Qualification in the repair and maintenance of Heavy Goods Vehicles or equivalent NVQ at Level 3
  • LGV Category C Licence (or willing to be trained and pass within 6 months of employment)

For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Massey on 01384 814540. 

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

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