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Maintenance Fitter

  • Location

    Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly

  • Sector:

    Admin & Clerical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £11.19 - £11.74 per hour

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    1 Month

  • Start date:


  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking a Maintenance Fitter on an initial 1 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours Per week

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Pay Rate:

£11.19 p/h

Good proven record of working on HGV vehicles, light commercials and working with municipal vehicles.

Job Purpose:

Inspect and maintain Authority's fleet of vehicles, hired vehicles, and plant and equipment; and to undertake all mechanical and electrical repairs to VOSA and manufactures standards in line with Council's policies. Repair and maintain the Authority's refuse vehicles, sweepers and gritting vehicles including all mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, in accordance with the manufactures recommendations. Work to schedule of rates contract times and record all necessary documentation required in line with the Authority's procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes, and HGV vehicles with appropriate license.
  • Prepare vehicles to MOT and Plating standards.
  • Carry out Inspections and repairs to all types of vehicles and Plant.
  • Keep workshop clean and orderly, and tools securely locked up when not in use.
  • Attend breakdowns and repair on site when able or recover vehicles to the depot
  • Work within Schedule of rates repair times.
  • Repair vehicles including Hydraulics, Electrics, Pneumatics and Body work and Welding as required.
  • Duties will include reactive repairs and planned service work.
  • Service and repairs will be carried in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in line with departmental procedures and Quality Standards and passed on for inputting to Authority's fleet management system as soon as practicable.
  • Work within health & safety guidelines and have a responsibility for the health and safety of all fellow staff when undertaking with duties.
  • Work to Quality Manual standards and procedures.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Actively seek to improve job knowledge inside your work area.
  • Prepared to work on a shift basis as required to cover workshop opening times.
  • Attend work on a daily basis and to agreed hours within the hourly paid terms and conditions.
  • Must be prepared to undertake training in product related areas, and on health and safety issues.
  • Fitters are responsible for the vehicles and plant they are repairing, and for the security of the vehicles when parking them in the yard when completed.
  • Fitters must be able to give a reasonable estimated downtime of vehicles undergoing repairs.

Skills and Experience:

Good diagnostic skills.

Able to operate and maintain equipment and machinery.

Able to work as part of a team.

Ability to meet customer demands and standards.

Able to work within restricted time schedules.

Ability to communicate effectively with clients and suppliers.

Ability to converse with customers and update them on repairs and progress; be polite and reassuring to clients and customers.

Ability to make routine technical and operational decisions within the scope of the role.

IT literate.

Good proven record of working on HGV vehicles, light commercials and working with municipal vehicles.


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