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Vehicle & Equipment Technician

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/07/2019 17:00
£24,799 - £26,317
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Bowburn, Durham

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Service is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and self-motivated Vehicle and Equipment Technician for a position in our Training, Assets and Assurance Department within the Technical Service Section based at Bowburn, Durham.

The Vehicle and Equipment Technician is a significant member of the Technical Service Section which maintains and repairs the Fire Services vehicles and equipment. The post holder will be responsible for carrying out inspections, repairs and maintenance to all Fire Service vehicles and equipment including the emergency fleet, support vehicles, ladders and rescue equipment.

The applicant must hold a current full driving licence, a LGV Category C + E is preferable but not essential. Knowledge of vehicle electrics, automatic transmissions, hydraulics and small plant would be an advantage. The post holder may also be required to participate in a standby scheme to cover nights and weekends on a rota system, for which you will receive additional payment.

Skills and experience required of a Vehicle and Equipment Technician:

• Significant experience in the repair and maintenance of commercial vehicles.
• A professional motor vehicle qualification.
• Up to date knowledge of modern commercial vehicles and cars.
• Able to diagnose and repair vehicle faults to a high standard.
• Competence in dealing with modern vehicle electrical systems.
• Commitment to teamwork and flexibility.

In return the post offers 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after 5 years, provision of uniform and work ware, sports facilities, car parking and a pension scheme.

For further information please contact Jim Dixon on 0191 377 7955 or 07805 824 095.

Application packs are available to download and should be submitted to jdixon@ddfire.gov.uk

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