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Mobile Fleet Technician

Job Title: Mobile Fleet Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shropshire
Industry:
Salary: 28000 - 35000
REF: PT- ft
Contact Name: Simon Gallier
Contact Email: simongallier@proftechtalent.co.uk
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

Working for the company Mobile Fleet Maintenance department, the purpose of this role is to ensure the mobile fleet vehicles are repaired, serviced and maintained as per the manufacture’s service and repair standards.

The role of the Mobile Fleet Reliability Technician is to ensure all vehicles and workshop equipment are maintained adequately and are in good, safe operational condition at all times. This should be done while supporting the operational needs of other departments to avoid disruption while still providing the highest level of safety to employees and protection of all company assets.

HOURS OF WORK

Week 1 = 8.00am - 4.30pm Mon – Thurs, 8.00 am – 4.00pm Friday

Week 2 = 9.00 am – 5.30pm Mon –Thurs, 9.00am -  5.00pm Friday

Due to the nature of the business, the incumbent should be aware that under special circumstances (e.g. breakdowns, outage periods, etc.) longer working hours or working over weekends/holidays might be required to fulfil the duties of the above role. In addition to this, there will be occasions when the technician will be required to respond out of hours to provide support in emergency situations.

MAIN TASKS & REPSONSIBILITIES

Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)

  • Adhere to HSE regulations and guidelines while maintaining a safe working environment for internal and external personnel across the entire area of responsibility (i.e. visitors & contractors)
  • Contribute in reporting or resolving incidents, near misses and accidents through the company Adverse Event reporting tool
  • Assist in incident and FLT Damage investigation where applicable
  • Conduct and reviews Risk Assessments & Method Statements for contractors. Conduct and/or assists with contractor inductions
  • Take appropriate actions to maintain a clean and tidy work place at all times

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential to the role

  • A sound background in mechanical FLT repairs and servicing
  • Good knowledge of FLT’s ideally gained through a combination of a formal apprenticeship including practical and theoretical application and structured additional learning
  • Established skills in service, maintenance and repairs of FLT’s, diagnostics, welding, electrics and hydraulics
  • Good understanding and ability to work from service or parts manuals as well as drawings
  • Good knowledge in use of workshop equipment and tools
  • A strong understanding of the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace

Desirable

  • Formal training and experience of workshop procedures
  • FLT SMR experience
  • Experience within a workshop/ field environment
  • FLT driving licence
  • I.T. experience, Email, Excel and Word

Skills

  • NVQ 1,2, &3 or City and Guild in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ recent workshop/field experience in a similar role
  • Experience in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Diagnostic skills in fault finding of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic issues

Qualities

  • Good team player
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Good time keeping
  • Strong mechanical bias