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Vehicle Technician

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
Band F, SCP 26-31 (£34,834 - £39,186 per annum)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Sector
Highways Maintenance
Job role
Technician
Contract Type
Full time

Vehicle Technician – Sandwell MBC Fleet Services

Fleet Services are Sandwell MBC’s in-house fleet maintenance operation. Based at Waterfall Lane in Cradley Heath, Fleet Services provides fleet maintenance and repair for Sandwell MBC, other public bodies and private sector contracts. With a fleet size of over 1000 items, there is a huge variety of vehicles and equipment.

Key Requirements

  • Level 3 NVQ Automotive Maintenance and Repair or Equivalent or experience of working in Heavy Commercial Vehicle workshop.
  • F gas licence.
  • Fork lift operator’s licence.
  • Tail lift LOLER certification.
  • Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid vehicle system repair & replacement.
  • Hold a BTEC National Certificate in Automotive Engineering ONC or equivalent.
  • Be able to take part in an out of hours breakdown service.
  • Full UK HGV (Category C or C+E).

Training will be provided to obtain a full UK HGV category C licence on a fixed term contract if the successful candidate holds a clean full UK drivers licence (Category B).

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

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