Fleet Services Mobile Technician

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
Grade 5: £24,675 to £28,329
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Ref
VR447
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fleet Services Mobile Technician
Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Fleet Services
Vacancy Reference: VR447
Grade 5:£24,675 to £28,329  per annum
Call out standby: £6071.05 per annum
Full time:  37 Hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly qualified and experienced LGV vehicle technician in our Fleet Services Team.

As part of the Mobile Technicians Team you will play a key role in carrying out routine servicing, safety inspections and maintenance of front line vehicles and operational equipment within a set geographical area.

In addition you will participate in the out of hours on-call system for urgent defects and breakdowns working one week in three.

Candidates must have served time as an LGV/HGV technician and have demonstrable experience of vehicle diagnostics systems including a good knowledge of electrical systems.  You must be highly motivated and be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, you will manage your workload to ensure all urgent tasks are completed in a timely manner and to a professional standard.  Excellent IT and communication skills are a must as you will be dealing with staff at all levels of the organisation.

You will ideally have a sound knowledge of pumps and pumping systems and experience of working in an emergency services environment although full training will be provided for the right candidate.

Benefits include competitive rates of pay plus overtime for the on call duty.  You will be entitled to 27 days annual leave and be enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Those wishing to apply should do so by completing an online application form by 23:59 hours on 13 February 2019.

Interviews for this post will be held on the 5 and 6 March 2019.

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