Milton Keynes
30000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP36000/annum
27 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Technician to maintain and repair waste collection vehicles and equipment for a client of ours in Milton Keynes. This will consist of various makes, models and types, ranging from car derived vans to Artic units and trailers.

Main Duties include:

• Maintenance and repair of waste collection vehicles to meet current legislations, health & safety and DVSA standards.

• Carry out scheduled inspections and services to ensure compliance with the company's operator license and DVSA regulations.

• Complete service and repair documentation and any other maintenance documentation in accordance with company standards and legal requirements.

• Repair and maintenance of hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic systems.

• Fault diagnosis and rectification of defects including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical.

• Maintain a high standard of housekeeping across all sections of OHSAS18001 accredited workshop.

Skills and experience needed:

• Apprentice trained through a recognised apprenticeship scheme with the motor vehicle industry.

• Motor industry qualification: City & Guilds, BTEC, NVQ

• Previous experience of servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles to meet current legislative requirements.

• Previous experience of completing service and repair documentation and records to meet required standards.

• Understanding of vehicle and body electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

• Up to date knowledge of basic H&S legislation and practice and DVSA requirements.

• Interpersonal skills

• Good organisational and self-motivated and able to work individually and as part of a large team.

• Willingness to work flexibly as part of a rotating shift system.

• Ability to work safely in a physically demanding role.

Skills and experience advantageous:

• Achieved Technician status through IRTEC examination.

• Previous experience of maintaining and repairing waste handling equipment, including the overhaul of electrical hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

• Class 2 LGV licence

• Previous experience of working in the waste industry

• Waste management industry knowledge

Shift Patterns

Rotating shifts on a weekly basis on days (shift 1) and noon (shift 2) shifts
Mon: 5am- 2pm and 1pm-10pm
Saturday mornings as required on a rota of every other week when needed with min of 5 hour pay (no shift pay)

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