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Vehicle Technician

Salary: £24

Location: Docklands

Job type: Contract

Category: Docklands

Our client is seeking a Vehicle Technician on an initial 6-month contract with the possibility of an extension. Start Date: ASAP Contract Duration: 6 Month contract with the possibility of a permanent offer Pay Rate: £20.29 Per Hour PAYE - £24.00 Per Hour Location: E14 0JJ Working Hours: 35 Hours Per Week, 08:00 - 16:00. Job Purpose: Undertake the inspection, maintenance and repair of vehicles, plant and equipment including other repairs and modifications on vehicles and equipment that require specialist skills and experience as identified in the person specification attached. Prepare and present all types of vehicles and motorcycles to appropriate approved testing stations and achieve a high pass rate. Undertake MOT tests on appropriate vehicles presented to the Council's MOT bay. Main Duties and Responsibilities: To undertake a wide range of tasks in the vehicle workshop which require the use of specific knowledge and skills as identified in the Person Specification. To undertake scheduled inspections and services to vehicles and equipment to a high standard and within agreed timescales. To undertake safety and maintenance inspections of vehicles and equipment operated by contractors to the Council. To complete accurately all other appropriate and required records, including timesheets, driving hours etc. To identify, locate, order and collect parts as necessary to ensure works are undertaken within agreed timescales in order to maintain the operational efficiency of vehicles and equipment, including liaison with suppliers, manufacturers and/or their agents. To understand the Health and Safety risks identified for the Vehicle Workshop environment and ensure that all mitigating procedures and practices developed from the Risk Assessments are implemented. To notify the Workshop Supervisor immediately of any identified hazards or safety concerns. To keep the nominated work area free from hazards and in a clean and tidy condition and assist others in keeping the whole of the Vehicle Workshop environment in a similar condition. To use and operate all equipment in the workshop in an appropriate manner and, once used, return it to the appropriate storage area.Skills and Experience: Must have Level 3 City & Guilds in Vehicle Technician Hold a full, clean car Driving Licence and Motorcycle Driving Licence (150cc minimum). Hold an appropriate PCV DD restricted (minimum) and/or HVG Class 2 (minimum) driving licence. Qualified to be an experienced MOT vehicle examiner. Must hold an appropriate MOT vehicle examiner certificate for Class 4, (Class 5) and Class 7 vehicles. Demonstrate at least two years experience in undertaking routine, multiskilled, working on cars, light vans and heavy vehicles that are similar to those operated by the Council as well as any specialist equipment attached.Disclaimer: By applying for this role, you give consent for your information to be forwarded to our Client(s) and information of which may be retained within our databases therefore also agreeing to be represented by i-jobs with respect of the vacancy you're applying

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