Vehicle Technician

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Proactive Personnel Ltd
Handsworth, City and Borough of Birmingham
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
To maintain Trust vehicles, and to attend breakdowns. To carry out inspection or maintenance at any required site.

1. To carry out maintenance and repairs of ambulances and other vehicles, as specified by the Department of Transport e.g. routine servicing, repairs to vehicles, installation/removal and servicing of equipment carried by these vehicles, including stretchers and electrical equipment.
2. To attend the scenes of breakdowns for repairs or recovery, ensuring safety guidelines are followed.
3. To prepare new vehicles for service and prepare old vehicles for disposal.
4. To maintain the upkeep of records relating to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment (including computerised systems).
5. To have due regard to the health and safety of yourself and others, reporting any hazards or accidents immediately. Ensure correct Health and Safety procedures are followed in workshops, at scene etc.
6. To be aware of and follow security procedures.
7. To ensure a clean and tidy workshop is maintained, and follow set procedures for the disposal of workshop waste.
8. To attend training courses relating to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment.
9. To make decisions on vehicle repairs, in the absence of the Fleet Supervisor.
10. To participate in a 24 hour Duty Mechanic standby rota system.
11. To assist in the ordering of replacement parts where required.
12. To fully participate in all income generation work relevant to the Fleet maintenance operation.
13. To effectively communicate with both colleagues and internal and outside customers in identifying and rectifying problems.
14. To ensure that all work is carried out effectively and efficiently, employing the correct degree of urgency.
15. To undertake any other duties as reasonably required.

Full, clean UK licence essential

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