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Workshop Engineer

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Grade 7 Level 1 - 4 (£29,230 - £31,391) plus 3 hours per week contractual overtime
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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The City of York Council’s Fleet team have an exciting opportunity for a Workshop Engineer to join a strong team in a great working environment with an excellent work life balance.

The successful applicant will be working in a modern heated workshop with both fixed and column vehicle lifts as well as modern tooling and diagnostic equipment.

As a Workshop Engineer you will carry out service, inspections, repairs, modifications and fabrication to vehicles, plant and equipment.

Main duties include:

  • Day-to-day service and repair of vehicles, plant & equipment.
  • Carry out HGV MOT inspections and preparations.
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times.
  • Carry out routine inspections, routine maintenance, fault finding and repairs.
  • Complete technical training when required.
  • Complete all relevant & required documentation.
  • Ensure a safe, clean and efficient workshop is always maintained.
  • Carry out diagnostics on vehicles and equipment using a range of diagnostic tools.

The role will encompass working as part of a team and also own initiative. HGV license and class 4 & 7 MOT tester desirable but not essential.

By having colleagues with the widest possible range of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, we ensure we have the right people and together with an inclusive culture.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution.

We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

Alternative week shift pattern:

Week 1 Early Shift: Mon – Thu 06:00 – 15:30 Fri 06:00 – 10:00

Week 2 Late Shift: Mon – Thu 09:30 – 18:00 Fri 8:00 – 16:30

Stand by 1 week in 7 with additional payments and overtime for callouts. Vehicle provided.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Gareth Allen (Fleet Workshop Operations Manager) at or on 07767 396560.

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The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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01904 551550
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire

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