By March 14, 2024 No Comments
Job Category: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gloucestershire

Are you an experienced Mechanic looking to join a nurturing and supportive local government organisation?

If so, this job may be for you. Read now to find out!

The successful candidate will contribute to the high standard of maintenance of the fleet of vehicles and equipment for Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service (GFRS) and the wider organisation.

You would provide advice, maintenance & repair expertise over a wide range of vehicles, including, mechanical, auto electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic disciplines primarily to meet their needs.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Conduct inspection, preventative maintenance, and repair on a wide range of vehicles and plant including electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment in the Workshop, at Fire Stations, at incidents, at the organisation’s sites and at the roadside.
  • Use modern techniques and equipment as necessary, including computer based diagnostic equipment.
  • Be able to diagnose quickly and effectively, repair, maintain and prioritise workloads as necessary to ensure compliance.
  • Conduct basic fabrication and welding to support the repair of fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Be able to identify, assess and pre-plan spare parts requirements for work in hand.
  • Participate in an out of hours on call scheme providing maintenance & repair expertise over a wide range, including, mechanical, auto electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic disciplines at incidents or roadside.
  • Actively participate in maintaining the workshop and workshop equipment in a safe, clean, and tidy order.

Personal Requirements:

  • Mechanical experience in a busy heavy or light vehicle and or plant workshop.
  • Basic fabrication and welding skills.
  • High standard of general engineering ability.
  • Experience of mixed fleet of light and heavy vehicles.
  • Dealing with specialist or emergency vehicles.
  • Must have current light vehicle (Category B) and large vehicle (Category C) licences.
  • City & Guilds Motor Vehicle Mechanics parts 1 & 2, passes & National Craftsman Certificate or equivalent.
  • LGV/Light Mechanic qualification.
  • LGV category “C” driving licence.
  • IRTEC Qualification.
  • Basic or advanced electrics diagnostic and repair qualification.
  • Water Pump knowledge and Hydraulic knowledge

Shift Rota: 37 hours / 06:30am – 15:30pm, 09:00am – 17:00pm (Overtime Working available)

The critical nature of GFRS to provide its service to the community is paramount, therefore they operate a 24/365 call out cover for GFRS, which will form part of a standby rota, where you be able to achieve additional paid standby payments, including opportunity to achieve overtime payments above your basic pay.

Salary: £30,825.00 to 33,945.00 + Benefits

Mechanic, Heavy Vehicles Fitter, Diesel, Workshop

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