Workshop Fitter

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/12/2019 23:59
Craft Rate £28,785 per annum (rate April 2019)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be either Meadowfield Depot, Chilton Depot, Hackworth Depot or Morrison Busty Depot however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
8 Dec
Further Information

To undertake the repair and maintenance of plant, light and heavy vehicles

Undertake the repair and maintenance to various types of vehicles, plant and associated equipment in accordance with the Unit’s stated performance targets and customer requirements.

Operate diagnostic equipment and specialist tools / equipment.

Attend vehicle and plant breakdowns and provide assistance as appropriate.

Undertake vehicle / plant / equipment safety inspections.
Undertake / assist with MOT testing as appropriate.

Accurately complete prime documents for all work undertaken along with other associated administrative requirements, manually and electronically.

Provide support when required to assist in routine inspections / maintenance of workshop and depot facilities.

Provide support to Fleet Services Fabrication Team.

Ensure health and safety is maintained within the workplace.

Communicate with suppliers and subcontractors in obtaining materials and facilitating repairs when required.

Required Qualifications: Qualification in light or heavy goods vehicle maintenance or horticultural machinery maintenance to a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent
Hold a minimum category B driver licence

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Michael Toas, County Fleet Manger on tel. no. 03000 266093 or email michael.toas@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 16 December 2019.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on telephone no. 03000 268153 / 264223/ 264469 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact Payroll and Employee Services.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.