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Fleet Services Vehicle Technician


Job Description:

Fleet Services Vehicle Technician needed in Lewisham, Paying £20.59ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1253997


To carry out planned maintenance and responsive repairs to all vehicles and plant in use and third party contractors.

To ensure that all planned maintenance and responsive repairs are carried out to the necessary standard as laid down by the Vehicle Operators Standards Agency (VOSA) and manufacturers procedures in order to maximize vehicle/plant efficiency and availability to end user departments.

Summary of Responsibilities and Personal Duties
1. To undertake the planned maintenance and responsive repairs to all vehicles and plant supplied to end user department by Fleet Services.
2. To ensure that the planned maintenance and responsive repairs to vehicles and plant are carried out to VOSA ,Construction and Use ,Manufacturers and HSE standards.
3. To prepare HGV and PSV vehicles for annual test to all latest construction and use regulations and MOT testers manual standards
4. To ensure that all planned maintenance and responsive repairs are progressed through the Fleet Vehicle Workshops in a efficient and effective manner.
5. To ensure all planned maintenance and responsive repairs are accurately recorded on job cards and legal VOSA safety check sheets to include work completed, parts dates and personal signatures’.
6. Liaise with the Fleet Vehicle Workshop Stores to insure adequate vehicle spares are available, requisition non-stock items as required.
7. Liaise with user dept drivers and supervisor on vehicle fault finding and vehicle availability and legal compliance.
8. Liaise with specialist vehicle repair contractors to aid accurate and expedite diagnosis of vehicle faults.
9. To be part of a 24 hrs 365 day stand-by rota to include bank holidays
10. Emergency stand-by will include responding to major incidents when declared by the Emergency Planning Officer, this will include liaising with the Police, Fire Brigade and the Local Authority Liaison Officer (LALO).
11. To attend roadside breakdowns as required undertaking detailed situation assessment and fault diagnosis and repair with due regard to personal safety.
12. Liaise with recovery contractors to arrange safe removal of vehicles.
13. To ensure all specialist tools and equipment are used in the correct manner and are in a fit and serviceable condition reporting faults to the Workshop Supervisor.
14. In conjunction with the Workshop Supervisor assist in undertaking H&S risk assessments and reviews within the Fleet Services Workshops.
15. To keep up to date with all devolvement’s in vehicle and plant engineering attending specialist manufacturers training courses maintaining appropriate accreditation in line with legal requirements.


This is a full time role on a Temporary basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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