MOT Tester/Mechanic

Darlington Borough Council
Darlington, County Durham
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Details


Contract Hours

37 hours per week

Job Description

The Council’s vehicle maintenance team is seeking a MOT Tester/Mechanic.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake MOT inspections to strict DVSA guidelines and undertake Hackney Carriage/private hire testing to the required standards, as well as assisting in providing a repair and maintenance service to vehicles, plant and equipment, for both internal and external customers.

You will have approximately three years’ experience of working as a mechanic/technician on diesel engines, petrol engines, transmissions and electrical and hold a DVSA nominated tester (Classes IV and VII) certificate.

The workshop is open Monday to Friday between 7.00am to 6.00pm (5.30pm on a Friday) and there is a two week shift rota in place, alternating between and early and late shift.

As an employer we can offer you: -

• Modern working environment in a purpose built workshop, working with modern equipment and technology
• 31 days holiday plus bank holidays
• An opportunity to join the local government pension scheme
• Child care vouchers (salary sacrifice)
• Cycle to work scheme in partnership with Halfords (salary sacrifice)
• Additional leave purchase scheme (salary sacrifice)
• Ongoing training and development
• Access to Occupational Health, physiotherapy and counselling services
• Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s Fit for Life Package

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please complete an applicaiton form, available on the Darlington Borough Council website.

Vacancy ID: 007689