Location Downpatrick, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £14.38 per hour
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Barry Quine
Job ref NEW/MF_1638281262

Job description

Mechanic / Fitter



The Client: Local Government body based in Downpatrick, serving local residents.

The Role:

The post holder will carry out scheduled maintenance operations and repairs on vehicles, plant, and equipment. The post holder will be expected to work on a wide range of vehicles including light commercial and specialist vehicles.

Hours of work: full time 37hrs per week


  • Recognised Apprenticeship in Heavy and/or Light Vehicle or Plant maintenance
  • 3 years' post-apprenticeship experience as a plant fitter on the servicing & maintenance of a mixed fleet of vehicles & plant
  • NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle or Plant Machinery Studies or equivalent
  • Experience in Welding (Mug, Tig, Gas), Low Voltage Electrical systems repairs, Fabrications, Formwork, Burning & Cutting
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours including evenings, weekends and public/bank holidays if needed
  • Hold a full current driving licence and access to transport
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety Legislation relevant to post
  • Experience in undertaking safety inspections in accordance with Vehicle Operation Standards Association (VOSA) or equivalent
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills

Rate of Pay: £14.38 per hour

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