Fleet Workshop Mechanic, Friarton Workshop, Perth (PKC02524)

Perth and Kinross Council
£25,310 per year
11 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Fleet Workshop Mechanic (Permanent) (PKC02524) 
£23,273.54 plus Shift Allowance £2,036.96 
Friarton Workshop, Perth

Perth & Kinross Council is seeking a specialist HGV Mechanic / Technician to operate within Fleet Management. Applicants must have knowledge, skills and experience in the repair & maintenance of heavy goods and light vehicles. You will be responsible for ensuring that the Councils fleet of vehicles are maintained to both VOSAs and those of Perth & Kinross Council standards.

The applicant must be a time served Motor Vehicle Mechanic or Technician, and preferably have experience of the repair & maintenance of commercial vehicles, heavy plant and equipment and a working knowledge of hydraulic repairs. Holding an LGV C+E licence would be advantageous.

The post holder may be required to carry out MOT & Taxi Testing duties if holding the qualification or be willing to achieve these skills through training.

You will have the ability to work within a pressured environment and being able to meet own and team deadlines is vital.

Successful candidates who have been short listed will be required to complete an analytical & numerical analysis test along with a practical workshop assessment.

The workshop operates a shift system consisting of an early shift, back shift and weekend working on a rotational basis.

Therefore it will be necessary for the successful candidates to participate in these working patterns.

For further information, please contact Bill Morton on 01738 477132.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees.   One should be your current or most recent employer.  However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

The Individual

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

See also:
Fleet Workshop Mechanic - Job Profile.doc