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Fleet Maintenance Operative

Introduction 

An opportunity has arisen to expand the team with the addition of a Fleet Maintenance Operative. Working remotely across client sites, we need someone to support the Healthcare fleet and ensure company assets are kept to a high standard.

Role

You will be responsible for carrying out basic maintenance, cleaning, service and repairs on the vehicle fleet within EMS Healthcare. Providing a mobile service for maintenance and repairs to the trailers.

Department: Healthcare

Based: Field Based - National

Reporting to: Operations Manager     

Hours of work: Nights 

 

Principle Duties

 

Fleet and Vehicle Work

  • Carry out maintenance and preparation of the vehicle fleet at EMS Healthcare’s client location
  • Maintain cleanliness of EMS fleet in accordance with policy and guidelines, including pole washing of vehicles on a scheduled frequency
  • Basic vehicle maintenance & repair – electrical & mechanical
  • Maintenance of air exchange systems, PAT Testing and ancillary equipment checks
  • Complete body service on the vehicle, report defect and cost for repair
  • Provide service visits for passenger lift, hydraulic systems and electrics
  • Receive client calls and provide support / site visits as required

Stores Control

  • Maintain inventory of vehicle load list and equipment
  • Ensure stock of relevant service equipment
  • Ordering stock as required

Compliance

  • Ensure EMS Healthcare assets are compliant with relevant legislation
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and serviced as required

Skills

  • Confident with mechanical and electrical systems and repairs
  • Excellent practical skills and initiative should be reliable and have a flexible approach to working hours and location
  • Attention to detail with to ensure a perfect finish product
  • Good communicator and professional approach both internally and with clients, suppliers and the public
  • Self-Motivated, pro-active and committed, to high standards and tight deadlines
  • Flexible attitude to work – the ability to adapt to changing demands and situations
  • Able to work away from home with unsocial hours. Overnight stays will be required.
  • Listening skills – to fully understand the requirements of each job when verbally briefed
  • Willing to learn and self-develop
  • Pat Testing, Hydraulics and LOLER qualifications would be advantageous

Other Requirements

  • Full UK residency and hold a valid driving license and have suitable transport provisions (public transport is not recommended due to location of offices)
  • Able to travel throughout the UK and Overseas
  • Class 1 or 2 driving licence, and CPC card, would be advantageous

Performance Measures

  • Responsible for maintaining the presentation of the vehicles and their livery to the highest possible standard throughout the fleet.
  • Complete all projects within the given deadline
  • Prompt and accurate reporting of faults relating to the vehicles & buildings ensuring all servicing is undertaken within the required timescales

Further Notes

  • At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in EMS’ ISO processes, Health and Safety procedures and Employee Handbook
  • This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check which will disclose all cautions reprimands and warnings as well as convictions.

Employment Package 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Internal and external training

Benefits 

  • Van based role covering all client sites
  • Healthcare cash plan scheme after 6 months of service
  • 1-day extra holiday per year of service (up to 25 days pro rata)
  • Employee of the Month incentives
  • Free and secure onsite parking
  • Social allowance for nights out
  • Flexible working hours

Application

To apply for the vacancy, please email claire@eventms.com with your CV and she will be in touch soon.