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Workshop Fitter

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Closed for applications on 21/06/2018 23:59
Craft Rate £17,072 pa + IOA 50% (annual salary £25,608) Pay Award Pending
IOA 50%
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Manual / Trades / Transport
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Closing date:
21 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

You may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham which may include the following:

St John's Road - Meadowfield
Industrial Estate - Chilton
Morrison Busty - Annfield Plain Stanley
Hackworth Road - Peterlee

Meadowfield, Chilton & Peterlee:
Normal hours of work operating alternative working hours on a rota system covering Monday – Thursday 0700 hrs – 1700 hrs, Friday 0700 hrs- 1630 hrs, 37 hrs per week

Annfield Plain Stanley
Normal hours of work operating alternative working hours on a rota system covering Monday – Thursday 0700 hrs – 1645 hrs and Wednesday - Saturday 0700 hrs- 1645 hrs, 37 hrs per week

Applicants should also complete & return the attached preference form.

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

Listed below are the responsibilities this role will be primarily responsible for:

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.

To 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 & Safety is maintained within the workplace.

Essential Qualifications:
Qualification on light and heavy goods vehicle maintenance to a minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent
Holds a Current Drivers licence to a minimum category B

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact George Cameron, Area Depot Fleet Manager, george.cameron@durham.gov.uk or on tel. no. 03000 265610

The interview date is to be confirmed.

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 the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 267190 / 267940 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

If you are an employee of Durham County Council and you are registered with redeployment and wish to be considered for a prior consideration interview for this post please contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267190 / 267940. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

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.

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

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