Vehicle and Plant Mechanic


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Workshop engineer

Location: York

Salary: £ £29,427.69 - £31,776.90 per annum

Job type: Full Time - Permanent.

General info

We provide local government services to around 200,000 people in an area covering approximately 105 square miles. Service includes a whole range of departments such as Housing, Sports & leisure, Schooling & education, Health & social care, Environment & animals and waste & recycling.

Role Info

This role is about joining the fleet team to carry out service, inspections, repairs, modifications and fabrication to vehicles, plant and equipment belonging to the council.

It will involve inspection, diagnosis and sign-off that all vehicles and ensuring they are maintained to the right standard.


  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives
  • A reward package which recognises your contribution.
  • Paid dependent care leave, unpaid leave and foster carer leave
  • Flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities
  • Promotion of continuous Learning & Development.
  • Staff benefits platform including discounted retail and supermarket shopping.
  • New car lease scheme.
  • Discounted bus and train tickets.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cycles and IT equipment.

The Ideal Candidate

  • HGV license and class 4 & 7 MOT tester desirable but not essential.
  • Considerable experience of repairing all types of vehicles, plant and equipment and all types of repairs and techniques
  • To demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of OE vehicle systems and components
  • Must have the ability to operate tools and equipment relative to the repair or overhaul of buses, trucks or other automotive vehicles

Responsibilities include

  • Carrying out scheduled (As well as responsive) servicing, maintenance and repair to a wide range of vehicles, plant and machinery.
  • Diagnosing faults and rectify defects. Carrying out minor and major repairs to vehicles and plant.
  • Preparing a range of vehicles to MOT standard.
  • Completing all mandatory paperwork.
  • Carrying out repairs to bodywork, including fabrication and modification work.

If you're looking for a new challenge, to develop your career, or you're interested in the diversity of the work in a Local Authority could offer, then we would welcome your application.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: mechanic, technician, MOT, tester, garage, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Technician, Technician, Electrical Fitter, Welding, Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer, Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Machinery Engineer, Machine Technician, Machinery Technician, Machine Engineer, may also be considered for this role.

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