Workshop Fitters

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 14/08/2018 23:59
Craft Rate £17,972 pa + IOA 50%
IOA 50%
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Manual / Trades / Transport
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May be required to work at any council workplace within Co Durham-advert refers
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Closing date:
14 Aug
Further Information

2 Motor Vehicle Fitters

You may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham (which may include Meadowfield, Chilton, Annfield Plain Stanley or Peterlee)

Flexible working policy is not applicable to this post.

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

The post holder will be accountable to the Workshop Supervisor.

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.

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.

Required 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 Michael Toas County Fleet Manager on tel. no. 03000 266093 email

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 24 August 2018.

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

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 the HR Operations & Data Team.

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.