Temporary Mechanic, Marybank Depot, Stornoway

Favourite Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Ref no: CNS01072
Closes: Wednesday, 13th December 2017
Published: Thursday, 30th November 2017
Location: Marybank Depot, 8 Marybank, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Salary: £24,658 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Category: Roads/Transportation
Sub-category: Mechanic

Job Description

You will engage in all aspects of mechanical repair, maintenance and associated works of the Comhairle’s Garage Services. Duties include:  carrying out repairs, overhauls, scheduled servicing, recovery and all aspects of general vehicle maintenance associated with the Comhairle’s vehicles and mechanical plant.


You must be a time-served, qualified Mechanic/Fitter with a good working knowledge of health and safety in the workplace. In addition, you must have:  previous experience of working with a wide variety of vehicles;  the ability to repair plant and small tools;  the ability to work as part of a team to ensure that daily tasks are completed;  good written and oral communication skills;  the ability to undertake physically demanding work, repairing heaving diesel vehicles whilst keeping them in service.

Appointment to the post is fixed term to 31 March 2018.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade.

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