Mechanic

Recruiter
Angel Human Resources
Location
Gateshead
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

A temporary opportunity has opened for an experienced Mechanic to work with our client based in Gateshead on a full-time, temporary basis.

This role is to start as soon as possible and will run up until March 2019, full-time hours, £12.37 per hour for standard hours. There is an hourly rate increase for overtime and weekend work.

The purpose of the role is to undertake the inspection, maintenance, service and repair of appliances, vehicle fleet, ladders and ancillary equipment.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* To promote the Service vision, ‘Creating the safest community’.
* To ensure that all policies and procedures within the function are adhered to and in accordance with regulations, lean thinking and value for money principles.
* To undertake the inspection, maintenance, service and repair of appliances and vehicle fleet.
* To undertake the inspection, maintenance, service and repair of ladders and ancillary equipment including fixed/portable pumps, generators and compressors, power packs, lift trucks, plant and machinery or specialist equipment.
* To undertake all types of mechanical work including bodywork/chassis modifications.
* To undertake all types of electrical work including electronic management systems providing diagnosis, adjustment and rectification via the use of specialist test equipment or laptop computers.
* To undertake work in relation to fabrication, welding and bench fitting of bracketry and fitting out of appliances, vehicles and ancillary equipment.
* To undertake bodywork and damage repairs as appropriate to all appliances, vehicles and ancillary equipment including where necessary the assessment and reporting of the extent of any damage.
* To assess, advise and assist in the recovery of accident damaged or un-serviceable appliances, vehicles or ancillary equipment including roadside recovery.
* To ensure that all work undertaken is done so safely, to a high standard, being carried out effectively and efficiently within the Service’s and manufacturers prescribed guidelines/procedures and current legislation.
* To work with minimal supervision and accept responsibility for the direction of work of trainees and any other assigned employees.
* To function as required, off site from the work base.
* To maintain all working areas in a safe, clean and tidy manner.

Please only apply for this role is you have the relevant and required experience.

Full job description is available on application.

Angel Human Resources is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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