Multi Skilled Vehicle Engineer

Location : Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
Job Ref : MS167
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Automotive
Salary : £33,280 - 35,260 per year + increasing to £37,440


MS167 – Multi Skilled Vehicle Engineer

Location: Rotherham 

Salary: £33,280 – £35,260, increasing to £37,440 – £39,520 per annum 

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently supporting one of our established and expanding businesses in the search for an Multi Skilled Engineer.

The main purpose of the role is to diagnose and carry out vehicle repairs, servicing and parts replacement in accordance with the standard operating procedures.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Engineering Manager / Chargehand with the running of the engineering function.
  • Maintain all vehicles to meet company Operators licence, Engineering policy and statutory law in respect of safety, reliability and condition through effective work, preventative maintenance and utilisation of facilities.
  • To monitor the driver and vehicle defect systems in order to implement prompt action to clear defects ensuring that no vehicle returns to service in an illegal or unsafe condition.
  • Implementation of all work programmes i.e., Servicing, Repairs, Road calls and modification programmes.
  • Ensure daily/ weekly /monthly targets are achieved as set by Management and all work is carried out to the Company standards.
  • To ensure company documentation is used correctly i.e., service sheets, clock cards, job cards etc.
  • To ensure all work is completed efficiently and effectively, updating your line manager on a regular basis of any issues that may arise.
  • Ensure that all records relating to vehicle maintenance, Health and Safety, COSHH, fire regulations, plant and equipment maintenance and inspections are kept up to date in accordance with the company procedures.
  • To ensure that the workshop / depot plant and equipment is in a safe condition and used only by competent personnel.
  • Work in accordance with Health and Safety and Environmental regulations and safety within the Depot and to ensure the Health and Safety of all employees, contractors and members of the public.
  • To deliver on the Company’s engineering targets for MOT’s, Servicing, EQM, etc.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the Grade.
  • Attending on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries.
  • To act as line management to cleaning / fuelling staff when line manager not on site.
  • To carry out vehicle road testing when necessary to determine specific vehicle defects or following repair.
  • Attending on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries.
  • To fuel buses when needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to City & Guilds level 3, NVQ Level 3 or higher preferably combined with a timed served apprenticeship in the passenger carrying vehicles environment.
  • Excellent working knowledge of all daily site procedures, engineering processes, health and safety.
  • Regulations, DVSA standards.
  • Good knowledge of bus sector legal requirements relating to vehicles.
  • Numerate and the Ability to communicate technical information in a detailed manner.
  • Ability to work flexibly.
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to accurately diagnose and repair basic/complex vehicle faults.

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