Lead Vehicle Technician.
Location: Southampton Salary: 32,914 per year Type of work: permanent Hours of work: 37.5 Monday to Friday We have an exciting opportunity for a Technician in Charge to join Southampton workshop, reporting into the Garage Manager. Responsibilities Taking charge of and working with groups of people with in the workshop to ensure effective utilisation within Fleet Solutions standards. Reception of vehicles from customers, estimate work and allocate as required. (This task may be delegated to a Technician in the absence of the TIC). Ensure times and parts usage are within acceptable limits with due consideration being given to warranty. Assist the Garage Manager in planning and balancing the workload as appropriate and update on a daily basis. Advice Garage Manager when vehicles not presented for service at the appropriate time and it has not been possible to re-book. To ensure that store provision is matched to planned work and assist in carrying out stores checks as required. Carrying out all classes of skilled work, involved in the inspection, maintenance and complete overhaul of vehicles and mechanical aids, including mechanical and electrical fault diagnosis, overhauling electrical equipment and components, welding, body repairs and painting, inspection and gauging of parts before and after machine setting and operating machine tools as required. Ensure that all documentation and procedures are properly maintained Perform quality checks on the standard of vehicle maintenance and ensure that corrective action is taken when necessary. Oversee maintenance of fuel installation as required; including ensuring any fuel receipt/issue is carried out effectively. Use of skills and performance of other work within normal grade/job skills as required by the workshop. Carry out work as directed by Head Office within normal grade job skills. Maybe required to carry out ODCP/ETO duties when an appropriate allowance will be paid if qualified. Key Ski...