Maintenance Fitter (HGV & Commercial Vehicles) job in Hengoed, Caerphilly

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Job Title: Maintenance Fitter (HGV & Commercial Vehicles)
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Hengoed, Caerphilly
Salary: £11.19 - £11.43/hour
Company: CV-Library
Category: Engineering
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Job Description: Our Local Authority client are currently seeking qualified and experienced Vehicle Maintenance Fitters in Caerphilly - immediate starts available for the right candidates.

Job Purpose

Inspect and maintain Authority's fleet of vehicles, hired vehicles, and plant and equipment; and to undertake all mechanical and electrical repairs to VOSA and manufactures standards in line with Council's policies. Repair and maintain the Authority's refuse vehicles, sweepers and gritting vehicles including all mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, in accordance with the manufactures recommendations. Work to schedule of rates contract times and record all necessary documentation required in line with the Authority's procedures.

Qualifications

 Relevant City and Guilds or Level 3 qualifications or qualifications at a similar level.

Knowledge

 Extensive knowledge of commercial vehicle repairs, servicing and maintenance.

 Good knowledge of municipal vehicle repair and fault diagnostics.

 Good knowledge of HGV repairs and light commercials.

Key Areas

 Efficiently and effectively diagnose faults on chassis and body equipment for a range of vehicles quickly and accurately.

 Carry out repairs according to customer requirements within schedule of rates timeframes and manufacturer and VOSA standards ensuring limited customer downtime.

 Remove and replace components on both chassis and municipal equipment.

 Service and prepare vehicles for MOT or Plating tests

Duties

To undertake work as directed by the Workshop Supervisor or Chargehands. Duties will include:

 Driving vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes, and HGV vehicles with appropriate license.

 Prepare vehicles to MOT and Plating standards.

 Carry out Inspections and repairs to all types of vehicles and Plant.

 Keep workshop clean and orderly, and tools securely locked up when not in use.

 Attend breakdowns and repair on site when able or recover vehicles to the depot

 Work within Schedule of rates repair times.

 Repair vehicles including Hydraulics, Electrics, Pneumatics and Body work and Welding as required.

 Duties will include reactive repairs and planned service work.

 Service and repairs will be carried in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

 Ensure all paperwork is completed in line with departmental procedures and Quality Standards and passed on for inputting to Authority's fleet management system as soon as practicable.

 Work within health & safety guidelines and have a responsibility for the health and safety of all fellow staff when undertaking with duties.

 Work to Quality Manual standards and procedures.

 Work with minimum supervision.

 Actively seek to improve job knowledge inside your work area.

 Prepared to work on a shift basis as required to cover workshop opening times.

 Attend work on a daily basis and to agreed hours within the hourly paid terms and conditions.

 Must be prepared to undertake training in product related areas, and on health and safety issues.

 Fitters are responsible for the vehicles and plant they are repairing, and for the security of the vehicles when parking them in the yard when completed.

 Fitters must be able to give a reasonable estimated downtime of vehicles undergoing repairs

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