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Assistant Workshop Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/07/2019 23:59
Grade H. £28,785 - £31,371
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Park Road, Gateshead

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Fleet Management at Gateshead Council.

Gateshead Council currently maintain and operate 500 fleet vehicles and plant equipment including refuse collection vehicles, gritters and tractors as well as vans and mini-buses. We are looking to appoint an Assistant Workshop Manager to lead and effectively manage the day to day operations of the vehicle/plant workshop. We are looking for someone who has experience of working in a customer focused services, who has excellent communication skills, good organisational skills, capable of working to your own initiative and to tight deadlines. You must also work as part of a team to deliver a high standard of service.

You must hold a Cat C or CE driving licence, be a qualified MOT tester and hold an NVQ or equivalent in HGV Maintenance. You must also have experience of supervising or managing staff in a busy workshop environment.

You must also have experience of Microsoft Office and other manual/computerised office systems, maintaining and repairing a range of vehicles, relevant to a local authority including the ability to diagnose and repair hydraulic and compacting systems.

It is also desirable if you currently hold a Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers or be willing to work towards this and have knowledge of Local Authority maintenance procedures.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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