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Workshop Technician (Hexham)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
06/10/2021 23:59
£24,982-£27,741+ £2,500 allowance
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tyne Mills Depot
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Oct

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Further information

Workshop Technician based at Hexham

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

We are looking for a permanent, full time, time served, HGV Workshop Technician to join our team at Tyne Mills, Hexham.

You will work to achieve the efficient and effective maintenance of the Council's vehicles and plant by preparing all vehicles to M.O.T and LGV testing station standards, must be fully conversant with the maintenance / diagnostics and repair of LGV "O" LICENCE vehicles (7.5t upto 44t). You are to diagnose faults by road testing vehicles, visual inspections, by use of computerised diagnostic software and any other method agreed by industrial standards.

You must hold a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in subjects relevant to vehicle and plant maintenance and have an understanding of VOSA standards and maintenance requirements with respect to operator licensing.

We are offering:
-A salary range of £24,982 - £27,741
-Market Forces Allowance £2,500 per annum payable in addition to the basic salary
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
-25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees)
-Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
-Car Leasing Scheme

For a copy of the job description/ person specification please see the supporting documents.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Derek Neil at derek.neil@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Closing date for applications is Midnight on 6th October 2021.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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