Workshop Technician - Blyth
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£24,313 - £26,999
Market Forces Allowance £2500
Manual / Trades / Transport
Blyth Cowley Road Depot
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working
We are looking for a permanent, full time Workshop Technician to join our team at the Blyth Fleet Workshop.
This post has a Market Forces Allowance of £2,500 per annum payable in addition to the basic salary
You will work to achieve the efficient and effective maintenance of the Council's vehicles and plant by preparing all vehicles to M.O.T and LGV testing station standards, must be fully conversant with the maintenance / diagnostics and repair of LGV "O" LICENCE vehicles (7.5t upto 44t). You are to diagnose faults by road testing vehicles, visual inspections, by use of computerised diagnostic software and any other method agreed by industrial standards.
You must hold a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in subjects relevant to vehicle and plant maintenance and have an understanding of VOSA standards and maintenance requirements with respect to operator licensing.
We are offering:
- A salary range of £24,313 - £26,999
- Market Forces Allowance £2,500 per annum
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
For further information about this vacancy, please contact Derek Neil at email@example.com for an informal discussion.
Previous applicants need not reapply.
Closing date for applications is Midnight on 15th April 2020
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