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Date Added: Tue 17/08/2021

Vehicle Technician / Mechanic

Gravesend, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £35000 / annually

JOB TITLE: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Workshop Manager

LOCATION: Northfleet, Gravesend, DA11

SALARY: £35,000

HOURS: Mon - Fri / 8am - 5pm

Our client is a CQC registered non-emergency ambulance service providing transportation for NHS trust patients, transporting over 400,000 patients every year. They are currently recruiting for a qualified Mechanic to join their team. Reporting to the Workshop Manager, this role requires a background in maintaining a large fleet of vehicles, including ambulances and cars.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Primary duties are the repair and maintenance of emergency and non-emergency vehicles
• Carry out and evaluate preventive maintenance schedules
• Conduct repairs on brake, engine, electrical, fuel, hydraulic, transmission, ignition, air suspension systems, exhaust, axle assemblies and related systems on all types of equipment
• Replace and repair tyres on a range of vehicles
• Report and record any unsafe practices, or workplace hazards
• Ensure all incidents are promptly recorded

Candidate Requirements:
• Comprehensive knowledge of motor vehicles and previous experience in a similar environment
• Have a full UK manual driving license with less than 6 points and be over 21 years of age for insurance purposes
• Strong diagnostic skills
• Able to remain calm under pressure
• Strong organisational skills and ability to multi task whilst under pressure
• Proven ability to be flexible within an environment
• Must have excellent attention to detail
• Previous responsibility for the maintenance of a large, varied fleet
• Overtime and on-call payments are payable for the position
• 28 days holiday per year
• Will be on the rota for out of hours breakdowns

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, then please do not hesitate in applying. 

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