MECHANIC – ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING SERVICES
GRADE E - £23,541 - £27,041 per year (37 hours per week) plus standby allowance
The council is seeking to appoint an experienced HGV mechanic to undertake maintenance, servicing and repairs to the municipal fleet based at the council’s depot in Merlin Way, Ilkeston.
The main requirements of the role will be: -
- To carry out servicing, maintenance and repairs to HGV vehicles such as refuse collection
vehicles and road sweepers and light to medium sized commercial vehicles
- To diagnose vehicle defects and carry out repairs in a timely manner
- To carry out inspections on hackney carriage and private hire vehicles
- To maintain agricultural type vehicles and plant such as tractors and mowers.
A clean driving licence including HGV Category C is a necessary requirement of this post in order to road test the vehicles.
You’ll also be required to participate in an out of hour’s standby service on a rota basis when the fleet is operational outside normal working hours and at weekends. You will also be expected to attend vehicle breakdowns and where possible rectify defects at roadside. An additional stand-by allowance is payable when on-call.
Other benefits attached to this role include:
- 28 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 32 days after 5 years’ completed service plus bank
- Option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance programme
- Job related training
- Free on-site parking
If you would like an informal discussion regarding this opportunity please call Steve Draper, Senior Mechanic, on 07854 998060.
Closing date for applications is 5 March 2021.
To apply please visit www.jobs.derbyshire.gov.uk
Alternatively an application form and job description are available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP. Telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.