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Vehicle Examiner

  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Sector: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Other
  • Date posted: 24/01/2018
  • Job reference: J380498A

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Vehicle Examiner - Lyneham

A market leading organisation is currently recruiting for a Vehicle Examiner to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast-paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

Carrying out routine and bespoke vehicle examination and inspections to a wide range of advanced military wheeled, tracked vehicles, generators and vehicle based training aids. Also providing an "out inspection" and quality control service for workshop Vehicle Mechanic/Technicians ensuring all repairs, servicing and maintenance activities are completed to current MOD standards and compliant with VOSA/DofT inspection standards. All inspections, examinations and out inspections are to be carried out in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation, Army Equipment Support Publications (AESP's) and manufacturers handbooks.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • To carry out inspection, testing and examination of all operational, training vehicles and equipment held at DSEME as directed by the forecast of inspections and or priority based as dictated by the relevant Team Leader (TL) or Quality Engineer (QE).
  • To carry out inspections when requested and/or required by the relevant TL or QE, whilst maintaining records of all inspections carried out .
  • Must conduct In/Out vehicle, equipment and training Aid inspections.
  • Receipt and disposal and any other bespoke inspections requested.
  • All relevant Mandatory Safety Inspections (MSI(Based on a civilian MOT)) and relevant 857A/932T/932W/933 inspections.
  • To conduct pre-inspections on vehicles being submitted for external inspection/examination.
  • Inspections/examinations following modification and serious defect reports as directed by TL's or QE.
  • Must produce a three monthly forecast of equipment inspections for scrutiny by all Departmental Heads.
  • Must complete all necessary inspection reports in accordance with Statutory and Legislative policy, Army Equipment Support publications (AESP), Bespoke manufacturers manuals and Joint Support Publication 930 (JSP930).
  • Must ensure all inspections, examinations and out inspections are fully and accurately recorded on the Joint Asset Management Equipment System (JAMES).
  • Must ensure all mandatory JAMES equipment documentation is held and archived for internal and external audits.
  • To ensure all rejected work identified on quality control is recorded and reported to the appropriate TL.
  • Proficient at problem solving using technical knowledge and experience to obtain positive outcomes.
  • Expected to work efficiently to achieve targets and specific deadlines set by Line Manager to achieve positive results.
  • Must be able to operate as an individual and within a team to achieve positive results.
  • Resourceful and Flexible able to adapt to changing priorities as necessary over entire range of supported equipment.
  • Competent level of IT skills enabling proficient use of computer based vehicle management, diagnostic systems.
  • Prepared for outdoor work and flexible working across all vehicle platforms to assist team ethos.
  • Positively embrace and support Line manager requests that utilise your skill set/capability to achieve positive results.
  • Any special to role training required would be provided this may require study/revision and practical assessments that you will be expected to successfully complete and pass.
  • Expected to utilise their skillset and experience in any area requested by their line manager and TL's in support of delivering the contract.
  • Identifies and evaluates priorities by differentiating between the urgent and important recognising that providing an excellent service always comes first.
  • Able to influence and support others to achieve the high standards expected.
  • Focused and driven fully supporting their line manager to achieve the customers' expectations.

The successful candidate will display the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • A recognised qualification in Automotive Engineering with a minimum C&G level 3 or BTEC/IMI/NVQ equivalent or has served in HM Armed Forces as a Vehicle Mechanic Class One (Essential)
  • In depth experience of LGV and/or tracked vehicles and systems (Essential)
  • Driver Licence Cat 'B' minimum (Essential)
  • Adept at IT and must be computer literate (Essential)
  • VOSA approved MOT testing qualification (Desirable)
  • Proficient JAMES operator (Desirable)
  • Driver Licence Cat C or C+E (Desirable)
  • Driver Licence Cat 'H' (Desirable)
  • Valid FMT 600 (Desirable)

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Competitive pension contribution
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9737

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