• Newry
  • £ 14.38
  • Temporary
  • stephanie.mccutcheon@premiere-agency.com

Mechanic/Fitter – Newry

Post until December 2021



Job Duties:

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Repair and maintenance of light and heavy goods vehicles, plant and machinery i.e. light vans and lorries, specialist vehicles such as road sweepers, goods and complex vehicles including refuse lorries and plant including excavators and grass maintenance
  2. Attend roadside breakdowns and undertake appropriate repairs to vehicle, undertake roadside repairs to render vehicle road-worthy or recover to agreed
  3. Carry out all repairs and maintenance to a high standard of workmanship
  4. Work in confined spaces and at height, when required to effect repairs and maintenance to equipment on vehicles; g. working inside vehicle body, at height or in-service pits.
  5. Road test of vehicles in accordance with licence held and make recommendations to Garage Manager on safety and road worthiness of
  6. Carry out maintenance works on all fleet vehicles as necessary and as directed by the Garage
  7. Make recommendations to Garage Manager on parts/spares and repairs required to undertake cost-effective repairs to vehicles/plant.
  8. Carry out detailed Safety Inspections, MOT pre-inspections and servicing on all vehicles, present vehicles for MOT testing, or 3rd Party repairers, as
  9. Carry out fault diagnostics on a wide range of specialist vehicle control systems, using specialised equipment and diagnostic tools to measure performance and identify repairs needed and adjust vehicle systems to ensure compliance with relevant
  10. Carry out bodywork and chassis repairs on a range of vehicles and plant requiring skills in the use of welding, soldering, cutting and sheet metal
  11. Use written or IT based recording systems to record all maintenance work undertaken against each individual vehicle or item of plant, in accordance with current Regulations
  12. Undertake maintenance and repair of a wide range of Grounds/grass maintenance equipment including agricultural tractors and implements, ride-on mowing machines and small plant, as well as site plant including
  13. Ensure work area is regularly cleaned in line with garage housekeeping procedures and
  14. When necessary, and in agreement with Garage Manager, be available for out of hours call-out and/or standby for call-out, cover for Bank Holidays and overtime, as service
  15. Provide cover within area of expertise for the Garage Manager in their absence