We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Fleet Technician

Closing date: 02/10/2023

Reference: REQ104804

37 hours / Permanent

24,496 - 26,357 *

Glanyrafon Depot, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Fleet Technician to join our Fleet Management Team!

Under the general direction of the Fleet Works Leader at Glanyrafon Depot, Aberystwyth, you will be responsible for the following tasks including, but not limited to:

  • carry out Preventative Maintenance Inspections, servicing, maintenance and repair of a range of vehicles, plant and machinery
  • attend roadside breakdowns of vehicles and where possible effect repair. Where it is not possible to repair, arrange for the movement of the disabled vehicle/plant to one of the Authority’s workshops or that of an external provider

We are looking to recruit an individual that is/has:

  • city and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repairs or an equivalent qualification
  • five years of relevant work-shop experience
  • experience of servicing and repairing plant, small vehicles, LGV’s and HGV’s
  • required to be physically fit and possess normal colour vision
  • flexible approach to working in different situations/locations, in either a small team or by oneself
  • sound judgement with problem-solving capabilities

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

A Standard Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

      What we offer

      Work-life balance

      Lifestyle savings scheme

      Generous employer pension scheme

      Cycle to work scheme

      Learning and development

      Where you'll work

      Highways and Environmental

      We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

      • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
      • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
      • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
      • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.
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