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Kittybrewster Complex Aberdeen, AB25 3RF
£15.75 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

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Location: Fleet Service, Kittybrewster Depot
Duration: Permanent. Full Time - 37 hours per week

Weekly rota shift pattern.

Week 1: Monday-Thursday 6am - 2pm, Friday 6am-13:30pm 

Week 2: Monday-Thursday 14:00pm - 22:00pm Friday 11:30am-19:00pm

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for inspection, maintaining and repairs on vehicles, plant and equipment within Aberdeen City Council Fleet workshops and depots. To have the ability to work on their own initiative and to communicate effectively with Management team and customers.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

  • City and Guilds Heavy vehicle service and maintenance (9302) or equivalent qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Preferably Hold a Category C (HGV) Licence and relevant CPC or to be obtained

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Join the out of hours on-call breakdown rota.
  • Work outside in all weathers
  • Occasionally work out with contractual/normal working hours


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers

The Individual

Please see attached job profile for further information.


Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working


We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer