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Mechanic (LCV/LGV)

Hyndburn Borough Council
Accrington, Lancashire
£32,076 – £33,945
Closing date
19 Aug 2024

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Highways Maintenance
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced, LCV/LGV Mechanic, MOT tester to join our hardworking team at the Central Vehicle Maintenance Unit.

The successful applicant will inspect, service and repair a variety of vehicles (LCV/LGV), equipment and also be responsible for preparing vehicles to DVSA standards for annual test. An MOT tester’s certificate is essential, as a function of the post will be the testing of vehicles (Private, Council and Taxi) in our class 4/7 test station.

You must be a time served Mechanic holding a minimum City and Guilds, B Tech NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in vehicle maintenance and have a good understanding of light and large vehicle DVSA test regulations, as well as Health & Safety procedures. Experience in welding/fabrication and previous experience working on a wide range of vehicles/equipment would be an advantage.

Applications will be considered from alternative Light Commercial Vehicle background providing they are able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to achieve the Post qualifications/requirements during the interview and will complete them within an agreed time period.

To apply for this role, please complete an online application via the website below or send in your CV to

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The Hyndburn district is situated on the northern fringe of industrial Lancashire, with easy access to the beauty spots of the Ribble and Hodder Valleys and to the holiday resorts of the Lancashire coast.

The Council provides a wide range of facilities and services including parks and gardens, swimming baths, playing fields, recreation grounds, markets, cemeteries and a crematorium.

The Hyndburn district is within easy reach of Manchester, the mid-Lancashire conurbations and the M6 and M62 motorways. Formerly a predominantly cotton weaving area with some engineering, there is now an extensive range of industry.

Company info
01254 388111
Scaitcliffe House
Ormerod Street

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