Specialist Fitter - (Vehicles, Plant & Equip)

From £22,000 - West Sussex

Posted: 10th, Sep 2017

Reference N°: 39606

Type: Permanent

The Company
Are responsible for procuring, operating and maintaining vehicles and associated machinery/plant. They are looking to appoint a Specialist Vehicle/Machinery/Plant Fitter on a 3 month fixed term contract.

The Role
3 month fixed term contract
To provide a vehicle, plant and equipment maintenance and servicing service for the Fleet.
Carry out scheduled safety inspections and servicing on vehicle fleet, plant and equipment.
Prepare vehicles to Department of Transport standard prior to annual testing of vehicles under both HGV testing scheme and MOT testing of light vehicles.
Diagnose faults and carry out mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and any other repairs.
To undertake general fabrication works and welding repairs using oxy-acetylene, electric arc and mig.
To undertake maintenance including the fitting of replacement vehicle body panels/components.
Prepare new vehicles, equipment and plant before they are commissioned.
De-commission vehicles, equipment and plant as required.
Obtain spares from external suppliers.
Install and maintain Telematics equipment as required.
Use vehicle fleet, plant and equipment computerised system as required.
Able to use, drive tow and operate a range of vehicles. N.B. This will require the job holder to have and maintain a full driving licence with B, C1 + E.

The Candidate
Qualified to at least NVQ2 level in mechanical engineering discipline or equivalent.
Full, current driving licence (Min category B, C1 + E).
Experience or working with in a Motor Vehicle Workshop environment
Ability to be able to drive or operate all vehicles, plant and equipment as may be required.
Basic IT skills such as ability to communicate effectively by email.
Knowledge of all Motor Vehicles/Commercial Vehicles, Plant and Machinery repair.
Understanding of Health and Safety at work.
Up to date knowledge of Road Transport and equipment industry (incl. Legal requirements and Transport Law).
Good interpersonal skills.
Good literacy and numerical skills.
Good communication skills both verbally and written.

The Package
The salary offered for this position is £22,000 pa (Pro Rata).
This is a 3 month fixed term contract

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