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Vehicle Technician (Public Sector)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAVT180322
  • Job Title: Vehicle Technician (Public Sector)
  • Salary: £13.48 per hour + Fantastic Public Sector Benefits
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

VANRATH are recruiting a Vehicle Technician for a large Public Sector Organisation based in Belfast, to join their Central Services team on a 2 year contract with the likely hood of the role being extended.

Remuneration: £13.48


  • Repair and maintenance of light and heavy goods vehicles, plant and machinery including fault diagnosis
  • Attend off-site breakdowns and effect necessary repairs to render vehicle roadworthy or recover to Depot
  • Carry out new vehicle Pre-Delivery Inspections and Routine Vehicle Safety Inspections
  • Commission new plant and equipment and maintain fleet records
  • Carry out planned maintenance works on all fleet vehicles in accordance with annual programme
  • Plan required maintenance operations and parts requirements etc. to ensure efficient and effective servicing to minimise downtime for all fleet vehicles
  • Road test vehicles, and make recommendations to Supervision on safety/road worthiness of vehicles
  • Carry out responsive maintenance works on all fleet vehicles as necessary and as directed by Supervision. Operate a triage system
  • Carry out detailed PSV/MOT pre-inspections on all vehicles and make recommendations to Supervision as to type and extent of repairs needed to ensure a PSV/MOT pass.

The Ideal Person:
You will require City & Guilds/NVQ Level 2 in Motor Vehicle/HGV Studies or equivalent in addition to 3 years post apprenticeship experience. If you do not have the relevant qualification you must have at least 5 years post apprenticeship experience as well as the following:

  • Knowledge of electrical diagnostics systems;
  • Proficient in the application of Health and Safety Systems;
  • Reading and following Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work;
  • Team leadership;
  • Creative;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to use own initiative

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion