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Workshop Operative

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  • Basingstoke
  • 12/02/2019
Full time

Job Description

Summary

We are looking for a Workshop Operative to lead on all service and repair requirements within the Operations Team consisting of Grounds Maintenance, Street Cleansing, Sports and Cemetery services.

You will be a highly skilled and qualified mechanical technician with appropriate practical experience. Leadership will be required in terms of training and supervision of a single apprentice on a rota basis. The apprentice will provide basic assistance whilst observing mechanical practices performed in the workshop.

Good attention to detail as is a good level of self-organising along with a practical and flexible approach will be required.

You will be required to work on a wide range of tractors, mowers, strimmer's, and other 2- stroke machinery on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of rebuilding to manufacturer's specification 4-stroke and 2-stroke engines including carburettor refurbishments.

Advanced diagnostic equipment has recently been added to the workshop and experience or a willingness to train in the use of this would be required.

A good attention to detail as is a good level of self-organising along with a practical and flexible approach will be required. Full UK clean driving licence required.

The council signs up to the Disability Confident scheme (formerly known as the 'Two Ticks' scheme). If you have declared a disability on the application form we can guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.

Closes 24 February 2019
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