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Mechanic, Fairmuir Workshop, Dundee

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Transport in Dundee Expires in 13 days

To maintain and repair to the required professional standards, all vehicles or items of plant presented, ensuring that legal compliance is the minimum standard achieved. Participate in maximising workshop efficiency and productivity.

You will have served a recognised and relevant apprenticeship and hold a relevant City & Guilds 381, parts 1, 2 & 3 or equivalent SVQ qualification. A current driving licence, Category B, is essential and Category C1, C or C+E is desirable. We offer a competitive salary*, have some fantastic employee benefits and have opportunities for working overtime at enhanced rates. Working Pattern (fixed shifts - vacancy on each). Dayshift: 07.30 to 15.30 Mon to Thurs and 07.30 to 15.00 Fri. Nightshift: 00.00 Sunday into Monday to 07.30 and 23.30 to 07.30 Fri. For an informal discussion, please contact Derek Laing, Fleet Maintenance Manager on (01382) 834040

Ref: 13666

Hours: 37 hours See Notes

Salary: £24,772.03 - £27,125.76 per annum (Salary placing is dependent on skills and experience)


Must have a UK Category B or equivalent drivers licence to apply.

Job Description

Tayside Contracts is seeking to employ mechanics at each of its three workshops within its vehicle maintenance function. These are at Inveralmond Industrial Estate, Perth, Elliot Industrial Estate, Arbroath and Clepington Road, Dundee. The roles involve the maintenance of a diverse fleet of vehicles and plant for both Tayside Contracts and our external customers.

Job Specific Information

Mechanic: £24,772.03 - £27,125.76 per annum (£12.84 - £14.06 per hour). *Salary placing is dependent on skills and experience. An additional 3% cost of living pay rise is effective on 1 April 2020 which applies to salary and allowances, unless otherwise stated: • Tool allowance - £15.00 per week (reviewed periodically). • Night working allowance - £18.83 per night (where applicable). • Standby Payment - £119.69 per week when on standby (it is a contractual requirement that mechanics participate on a stand-by rota). • Access to a local government, career average pension scheme which provides life and ill-health cover (17% contribution by Tayside Contracts). • 32 days annual leave including 5 fixed public holidays rising to 37 days after 5 years' service. • Long service days after 10 years (1 day), 20 years (3 days) and 30 years' service (5 days). • Cycle to Work Scheme. • 10% discount in-store at Halfords until April 2020. • Learning and Career Development Opportunities.

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