Mechanical Fitter

ASA Are current recruiting for 2 Mechanic's based in West Lothian to work within the Local Authority. This is a permanent role offering a salary in the region of £20,000 to £24,000 per anum.

The successful applicants will be responsible for carrying out repairs and maintenance of a mixed fleet of Local Authority vehicles including cars, vans, refuse vehicles, gritters, busses etc. Carrying out these duties of an HGV Mechanic in an efficient and effective manner to support the service area and taking responsibility for ensuring that the working environment and all work undertaken fully comply with health & safety and pertinent road worthiness legislation. You will be working under the general supervision of the Fleet Foreman.

Some of the key tasks are:

* Ensure that all vehicles/plant are maintained and inspected to manufacturers recommendations and DVSA inspection standards to ensure road worthiness * To prepare HGV's for annual test * Attend road side breakdowns where repairs may be required to be carried out on site and the use of a vehicle will be available for this purpose * To participate in Stand-by rota * Ensure all paperwork is kept up to date daily * Ensure HAVS exposure is recorded daily * Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team * To carry out inspections on auto electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems to identify faults and where possible, undertake repairs

To be considered for this role you will require the following skills;

Essential:

* Time served HGV Mechanic (City & Guilds Scotvec Level 3 or equivalent proof must be supplied ) * C plus E Driving licence * Computer literate * Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements * Proactive in identifying ways of improving service provision * Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with customers, contractors, employees * You should be fit to handle and move fairly heavy pieces of equipment within the workshop which should be carried out within manual handling guidelines

Desirable:

* Class IV, V, VII MOT testing qualification * Knowledge of vehicle electrics

If you are interested in the role of the Mechanic in West Lothian offering a salary in the region of £20,000 to £24,000 please forward your CV today.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland's largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.

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