Mechanic (2650), Marybank Depot, Stornoway

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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  • Reference: CNS01490

Job Description

Engage in all aspects of mechanical repair, maintenance and associated works of the Comhairle’s Garage Services. This includes the repair and maintenance of the Comhairle’s vehicle fleet, including fault diagnosis and laptop diagnostics of auto electrical repairs.


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: Level 3 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence or equivalent; Certificated training in Vehicle Engine Management Diagnostics, and if this is not held, it must be gained within 12 months of being appointed to the post; previous experience of working with a wide variety of vehicles; the ability to service and repair small vehicles, mobile plant and equipment; the ability to work as part of a team to ensure that daily tasks are completed; good written and oral communication skills; ability to diagnose vehicle faults, including electrical and electronic vehicle system faults; the ability to undertake physically demanding work, repairing heaving diesel vehicles whilst keeping them in service.

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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