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Vehicle Mechanic

Vehicle Mechanic


Our client based in Salford are looking to appoint an experienced vehicle mechanic on a temporary basis to assist with the maintenance of all vehicle types, including performing inspections to VOSA standards.

Location: Salford

Hours of work: 36 hrs p/w, alternating two shifts. Week 1- 6.30 to 14.10

Week 2- 14.00 to 21.50

Contract Type: Temporary


Main Duties Will Involve:

  • To carry out repairs/maintenance up to major overall standard on a wide range of vehicle’s and associated plant equipment, including municipal specialist equipment, (e.g. bin lifts, refuse compacting equipment, road sweepers, gritter vehicles and equipment, passenger and goods lifts, and gully cleaning machinery).
  • Operate all existing or projected associated garage equipment as agreed from time to time eg, brake testing equipment, exhaust gas analysing equipment diesel smoke testing equipment and all other equipment that may be introduced in order to enhance the service provided.
  • To maintain and complete daily documents – job tickets, inspection sheets, including test reports eg; brake test and exhaust emissions, and daily time sheets.
  • To maintain personal tools in good condition and to ensure their suitability to the work required of them
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety at work procedures are adhered to.


Skills / Knowledge /Experience Required:

  • Must possess City & Guilds (minimum level 2)or equivalent in motor vehicle technology
  • Must possess a full normal driving license
  • Ability to maintain Light and Heavy goods vehicles and road sweepers, with knowledge of municipal authority vehicles and their associated equipment including bin lifts, compaction bodies, tail lifts.
  • To demonstrate the ability to diagnose all types of repair
  • Skill and knowledge to interpret basic statistical information



Any Other Business:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion. Please do continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.








  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Salary: £10.50 - £10.50, per-hour
  • Areas: Salford
  • Sectors: Other
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