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 Current Vacancies

Workshop Fitter

Daventry, Permanent, £26-29K Dependant on experience
Reference: AJ1120

The Role

 

To ensure that company fleet is serviced, maintained and repaired in accordance with Operators Licence requirements. To give an efficient and cost effective service to the Department.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Inspection, service and repair of all fleet items to a professional standard as per workshop procedures and VOSA tester’s manuals.
  • Preparation of vehicles for annual tests.
  • Road test vehicles and certify roadworthiness.
  • Completion of written and electronically inputted timesheets, job cards and other documentation as required.
  • Ensuring work is carried out efficiently and speedily to minimise vehicle downtime and maximise workshop income.
  • Attend breakdowns within normal working hours and outside normal hours call outs when on rota.
  • To be available for call outs as part of the workshop call out roster.
  • Ensure good relations with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • To provide sickness and holiday cover as required.

 

Essential skills/knowledge/experience:

 

  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle maintenance standards required for HGV operation.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety and its impact in vehicle repair operations.
  • Experienced in the inspection, repair and maintenance of all types of large and small commercial vehicles.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a wider team.
  • Conscientious and have a proactive and creative approach.

 

Essential Qualifications:

 

  • City & Guilds Part 3 in motor vehicles studies.
  • Category C Driving Licence.

 

 

Desirable:

 

  • IRTEC registered.
  • City and Guilds full technical certificate in motor vehicle studies.
  • Knowledge of refuse collection vehicles.
  • Knowledge of small plant, machinery and equipment
  • Experience in the use of electronic diagnostic equipment.

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