Vehicle Maintenance Advanced Technician - 3 posts - MOR09657

Moray Council

Vehicle Maintenance Advanced Technician - 3 posts - MOR09657

£20,001 - £30,000

Moray Council, New Elgin, Moray

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 days ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in today.

Closing date: 24-07-2024 (In 10 days)

job Ref: MOR09657

Full Job Description

Job Description

To inspect, maintain and repair all vehicles or items of plant presented to required professional standards. Ensuring that legal compliance is above the minimum standard allowed. Participate in maximising workshop efficiency and productivity.


Conduct Fleet asset inspections, preventative maintenance and servicing in accordance with Moray Council and Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) policies and procedures

To investigate, diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical defects on all Moray Council vehicles, plant and related ancillary equipment, replacing parts as and when necessary in line with Council and legislative requirements

Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard

Provide on the job training for other Technicians or Apprentices as required

The Individual

Basic ICT experience

Extensive experience of vehicle maintenance functions preferably in a large fleet environment with detailed knowledge of maintenance policies and Goods Vehicle Operators Licence legislation.

Experience and understanding of how quality impacts upon service delivery.

Welding and fabrication

“Time served” vehicle technician on HGV/ Plant & Light Commercial Vehicles (Motor Vehicle Technician Level 3 modern apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance.

SVQ3 Heavy Vehicle maintenance and repair SCQF Level 7 or equivalent i.e. City & Guilds, SCOTVEC etc.)

Must have current driving licence to include C entitlement.

Moray Council will assess driving skills periodically and the post holder will be expected to pass assessments to the required standard.

Full driving licence required for testing vehicles category C minimum

Driver CPC or equivalent professional qualification.

Demonstrable ability to work accurately in relation to completion of documentation

Proven ability to work as part of an effective team

Demonstrable understanding and experience of working within Health & Safety parameters.

Demonstrate commitment to quality in all aspects of service delivery.

Ability to communicate effectively, technical and non-technical information both verbally and in writing

Ability to work without supervision and prioritise workloads.

Ability to use initiative and creativity in developing new ideas and resolving issues/problems.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and to work as part of a team as well as individually.

Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions.

Proven problem solving skills involved with finding and diagnosing faults in vehicles.

Ability to use different communication styles and methods, appropriate to the situation

Evidence of continual professional development

Ability to participate on a standby rota.

Ability to work outside in arduous conditions whilst conduction vehicle repairs or recovery

Salary: £31957.64
Hours: 37 Hours per week

Closing Date: 24th July 2024

Proposed interview date: TBC

For further information contact the John Pearson on telephone 01343