Mechanic/MOT tester

Job Details

Salford Council are looking for someone to carry out repairs/maintenance up to major overall standard on a wide range of vehicle’s and associated plant equipment, including municipal specialist equipment, (e.g. bin lifts, refuse compacting equipment, road sweepers, gritter vehicles and equipment, passenger and goods lifts, and gully cleaning machinery.


  1. Operate all existing or projected associated garage equipment as agreed from time to time eg, brake testing equipment, exhaust gas analysing equipment diesel smoke testing equipment and all other equipment that may be introduced in order to enhance the service provided.
  2. Be prepared to work at various depot locations.
  3. To maintain and complete daily documents – job tickets, inspection sheets, including test reports eg; brake test and exhaust emissions, and daily time sheets.
  4. Take care of all tools and equipment borrowed from the stores and ensure all is clean and serviceable on return to stores
  5. To maintain personal tools in good condition and to ensure their suitability to the work required of them
  6. Be prepared to work on dirty vehicles and equipment, and in adverse weather conditions if necessary
  7. To be fully aware of the importance of Customer Care in all activities.
  8. Ensure that all Health and Safety at work procedures are adhered to.
  9. To carry out his/hers duties with full regard to the City Council’s policies and procedures
  10. To undertake flexibly in line with business needs.
  11. To undertake any training as may be required to equip the postholder for the enhanced performance of his/her existing or future duties
  12. To give advice, information and training to apprentice’s

payrate; £25.00umbrella