The London Borough of Newham Council's FleetCare team provide all the Service and Maintenance for the Councils fleet of 400 plus vehicles and plant.
FleetCare are moving towards a more commercialized operation and currently provide services to several private organizations. Our plan is to attract more private work in the future.
Commercial Vehicle Fitter (HGV)
£28,356 - £30,108pa.
The London Borough of Newham Council require Commercial Vehicle Fitters to inspect, service and repair light to heavy goods vehicles and plant, to complete all work in an effective and economic manner, to meet both Council standards and legal requirements as laid down by the Department of Transport.
Hours of work are between 6am and 8pm although you will predominately work either 6am till 2.12pm or 11.48am to 8pm, you may on occasions have to change your hours to the needs of the service.
We can also provide transport to collect your tools.
You will need to hold a level 3 NVQ in Motor mechanics or equivalent
Extensive previous experience in all aspects of vehicle repairs and maintenance, LGV / HGV experience essential. Experience of Refuse trucks would be an advantage.
Experience of both hydraulic, electrical systems and modern vehicle technology would also be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be provided.
Hold a current valid car driving license (a Cat C license would be an advantage)
Please DO NOT send a CV - Please complete the online application form with a detailed Personal statement, giving examples from previous employment of how you meet the criteria specified, is required.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.