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HGV Mechanic

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Cambridge City Council
£30,984 - £35,336
Waterbeach and 130 Cowley Road, Cambridge
Closing date:
07 June 2022 at midday

37 per week

Working Pattern:
To be worked over a two-week rota of 3 shifts per week


£30,984 - £35,336 per annum (City Pay Band 5) + enhanced rates for Weekends and Bank Holidays

Waterbeach and Cowley Road

Closing Date:
12 noon, 7th June 2022


We are currently seeking a fully skilled HGV vehicle and plant fitter to join our team at our workshop facility, based in Waterbeach.

Within this role you will:

 Carry out servicing and repairs (mechanical, electrical and hydraulic) to a wide range of fleet and private vehicles
 Prepare and present a wide range of internal and external contracted fleet for annual MOT tests
 Assist the Workshop Team Leader in accurately maintaining all stock parts, recording information on job cards using the fleet management system

Our ideal candidate will hold a City and Guilds level 2 certificate in motor vehicle repair, or equivalent and will have experience of the servicing and repair of HGV and LCV vehicles along with the ability to diagnose complex vehicle faults.

So, if you are a self-motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision to deadlines, and who enjoys working in a friendly atmosphere then we would welcome your application.

In return we can offer a range of benefits:

 Family friendly policies
 Generous annual leave allowance
 Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
 An variety of learning and development opportunities via a range of sources and methods
 Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme
 Health and well-being programme
 Staff reward and recognition framework

The successful candidate must hold a full driving licence.

A category C HGV driving licence would also be advantageous although we will support full training for the successful candidate to obtain this.

We would love to chat to you more about these opportunities and to tell you all about our team and service. If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Dave Cox, Commercial Manager on 01223 458265 or email or you can download the ‘General Information for Applicants’ PDF document below. This contains:

 The Job Description
 The Person Specification
 Details about the City Council
 Information on our Benefits and Working for Us
 Guidance on the Application Process

If you would like to apply for the role, click on ‘Apply Online’ below and follow the onscreen instructions.

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