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Workshop Technician - Specialist Fleet Services

Date posted: 2017-08-09

Brief description

Our Brackley, Berkley and Lichfield workshops are looking for technicians. If you have experience of working with municipal vehicles, a good understanding of Health and Safety rules and regulations and would enjoy the challenge of working within a busy workshop facility, this could be the role for you.

Purpose of the role

The technician is responsible for carrying out all work to a high standard within this busy municipal workshop facility, ensuring adherence to vehicle maintenance and compliance regulations. The role will involve ensuring that all paperwork and fleet management system is completed timely, accurately and to a high standard. You will also be required to carry out repairs, maintenance and servicing to vehicles as and when necessary.

Duties & responsibilities

  • To ensure that all vehicles booked into the workshop have had all work completed, or have been re-booked as a re-visit repair (items considered safe to be used), before being returned to the customer
  • To complete all paperwork required for the task / job completed and return this documentation to the workshop controller immediately on completion of the inspection / work
  • To ensure that the all ordered parts for jobs are correct for the work required
  • To assist other technicians with repairs and complete the Workshop Controller’s duties when required
  • Fully use the fleet management system (Fleetwave) as required
  • To ensure that the workshop and parking areas are kept clean and tidy and that all vehicles are parked efficiently. Ensure that the walkways are kept clear at all times and vehicles parked outside are locked and keys kept secure
  • To ensure that all equipment being used by you and other employees is in a safe condition to be used. Make sure all equipment is only used for the task it was designed for and is returned to the correct place of storage after use. You must report any failures in operation of the equipment to the Workshop Controller
  • To attend vehicle breakdowns when required (a workshop vehicle will be provided)
  • Ensure that no vehicle is returned to the customer unless it is safe to be returned for their use
  • To create and maintain a professional relationship with all employees, customers and suppliers


  • Technical experience on vehicle electrical systems (12+24 volts), hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Understanding of Health and Safety rules and regulations
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • IT literate with working knowledge of Microsoft office applications
  • Organisational skills with ability to multitask and prioritise workload

Qualifications and experience

Ideally you will have evidence of qualifications and training in the following areas: recognised time served on an apprenticeship scheme, VOSA vehicle inspection course, municipal vehicle manufacturing training. Proven experience of working with municipal vehicles (eg refuse, sweepers, etc) and a full clean HGV driving license category C preferred but not essential.

Working hours

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 4.00pm and 8.00am to 5.00pm (one hour for lunch) on a two-week rotation. You will be required to remain on standby 24/7 on a weekly basis when required. This will be discussed at interview.


Relevant training will be provided

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