Workshop Mechanic (BB-CBBB6)

Found in: Talent UK

Workshop Mechanic – Environmental Services Permanent – 45 hours per week Our waste and recycling services enable local authorities to deliver reliable waste management services, with over 200,000 tons of waste recycled every year. And one of the most important parts of the team our are vehicle mechanics, who ensure that our HGV refuse trucks and street cleansing vehicles can keep our community clean, green and safe for all residents and businesses. Joining our friendly team as a mechanic will see you finding and fixing electrical and hydraulic faults in these vehicles, along with carrying out general chassis service work. They might not be the most glamorous vehicles, but you’ll go home each day knowing you’ll have contributed to your local community. You won’t be doing this alone either. Our team is made up of professional and supportive teammates, including managers who began their careers with Serco as mechanics and have worked their way up to Supervisor, Fleet Manager and Regional Manager positions. As such, we are dedicated to the ongoing development and progression of our mechanic teams, with outstanding training along opportunities to undertake additional qualifications, including Transport Manager CPC, HGV Driver training, IOSSH training and Irtec accreditation. We will support you in realising your career goals within Serco.About you First and foremost, you’ll need to be an experienced and fully qualified mechanic - either with HGV mechanic experience, or willing to undertake additional training to upskill. We are always keen to hear from candidates from the armed forces with mechanical backgrounds, or individuals currently working as car mechanics to maintain our fleet of approximately 90 Class 2, 7.5T, transits and 4x4 vehicles. To be successful in the role, we require that candidates have electrical and hydraulic fault-finding experience, the ability to carry out general chassis service work, and Full industry recognised qualifications (City & Guilds / NVQ Level Three in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair). You should have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair, and general welding skills would be advantageous. At times you may be required to go off site to attend to vehicles that have broken down, so it is essential that you hold a full UK driving licence. Why Serco Meaningful and vital work: You’ll be integral in adding value to the Fleet Services, managing and supporting the Fleet within our Environmental Services contracts. A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won’t be hard to find. Great people: You’ll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same. What we offer Competitive salary per annum Up to 6% contributory pension scheme An autonomous and supportive culture The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services A company passionate about diversity and inclusion About Serco At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone. By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. Apply Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).

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