Commercial Vehicle Technician


Company 

Swift Temps Ltd

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Swift Temps Ltd, Technical & Engineering Recruitment Division are currently recruiting on behalf of our client in Leeds for the local authority for Commercial, Vehicle Technician. This is initially a long term temporary role however for the right applicant a permanent contract may be offered.

Fleet Services is responsible for the inspections, checks and repairs of the corporate vehicle fleet and the operator license of Leeds City Council. You will be responsible for supporting the inspections, servicing, repairs and maintenance of the Council s fleet of commercial, heavy goods and specialist municipal vehicles in accordance with statutory regulations and Council policy.

Accountabilities:

  • Liaison between stores area and workshop office to provide high level support to aid inspections, repairs, servicing and maintenance.
  • Provide advice and support for the correct use and care of specialist tools provided for repair and maintenance purposes.
  • Ensure all requisite parts are in place in accordance with specified repair policy and that these are accessible in a timely fashion to ensure business continuity.
  • Completion of all job related documentation required for management and charging purposes, including using and inputting data to computer systems
  • Carry out all work in a safe manner, observing all relevant safety procedures, including on site work where directed.
  • High standard of communication both written and verbal to ensure workshop staff are fully supported to ensure necessary tasks can be undertaken.
  • Provide clear data in relation to performance, progress and emergent issues to workshop and stores leadership.
  • A high degree of manual dexterity is required for this post along with the ability to communicate in both written and oral technical language as you will report defects revealed or observed during the repair process.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience of supporting service and repair work on commercial vehicles.
  • Minimum 3 year continuous period in an approved apprenticeship or

training programme.

  • Two years continuous experience within a commercial repair/service environment.
  • Communicate in both written and oral technical language.
  • Sufficiently numerate for measuring tasks and tool setting.

Qualifications & Training:

Knowledge of City and Guilds 4101 Light Vehicle maintenance and repair or equivalent.

City and Guilds 383 Level 2 (Heavy vehicle) or 3300 Level 3 (Heavy vehicle) certificate or equivalent is required, along with completion of an approved Apprenticeship or recognised training scheme externally tested and validated.

It is essential that you have had a significant period of recent continuous employment In a HGV commercial repair / service environment.

Hours of work will be 40 per week, working days 7.15 to 15.45 (Monday to Thursday) and 07.15 to 12.15 (Friday).

Pay rate £18.26 per hour , Holidays are accrued in addition to the pay rate PAYE

This position is being advertised on behalf of SWIFT Temps Ltd Engineering Recruitment Division who operate as an employment business.

Company 

Swift Temps Ltd

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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