Motor Vehicle Fitter

Stafforce Recruitment
£12 - £13/hour
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking to add a Motor Vehicle Fitter based in the heart of Sheffield.

Purpose of role

To contribute to the provision of an effective and efficient Transport, Maintenance and Repair Services

Main Responsibilities

* To assist with the supervistion and training of Apprentices and Motor Vehicle Fitters.
* To perform all duties using methods in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act.
* To diagnose, identify and carry out major and minor servicing, preventative maintenance to vehicles and plant in accordance with the schedules specifications of the client.
* To carry out repair, remedial work, inspection to breakdowns at work sites, depots or workshops throughout the City with a minimum of supervision.
* To assist in the recovery of vehicles and plant to depot workshops.
* To prepare vehicles for MOT testing.
* To carry out pre-delivery inspections of new vehicles and plant in accordance with the Department's schedule and user specifications for additional equipment.
* To inspect, set up, service and dismantle specialist equipment used on a seasonal basis, e.g. Winter Maintenance equipment.
* To inspect, maintain and repair garage and depot based equipment and notify Workshop Controller of defective or faulty equipment and plant.
* To complete all appropriate documentation as instructed.
* To undertake driving duties as required on a range of vehicles in relation to collection and delivery of vehicles for repair and collection of parts from Suppliers.
* To notify Workshop Supervisor of defective or faulty equipment and plant.
* To liaise with Workshop Supervisor, Foreman, Bodyshop and other Transport personnel in matters relating to vehicle repairs, problems etc.
* To work from any location as required adopting the work patterns in operation at that worksite including shift and weekend working where required, also on call arrangements.


* Ability to work effectively with the minimum of supervision.
* Awareness of Health and Safety aspects of work.
* Ability to communicate effectively with the public, colleagues, and Managers.
* Reliable and punctual.
* Flexible, prepared to undertake other tasks associated with the post.
* Awareness of Equal Opportunities.
* Must have served a recognised Mechanics Apprenticeship.
* Clean driving licence.
* Work Related Circumstances
* Physically fit.
* Able to lift, bend and work in confined places.
* No allergies to oils and materials used in the job.
* Able to attend Depot for early start times.
* Prepared to work rota system including weekends/nights.
* Prepared to work in dirty conditions.
* Prepared to undertake any further training as and when required.

Working pattern

Week to week shift rota, 6am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm, Monday - Friday

Stafforce is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy