Ref. RK105

Van/Minibus Technician

  • Location: Leeds, England
  • Salary: £14.26 - £18.26 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time
  • Contact: Robert Kingdon

Seven Social Care have a great opportunity for van/minibus technicians in the Leeds area, for a 6 month temporary contract with Fleet Services.

Van/Minibus Maintenance Technician

Fleet Services is responsible for the inspections, checks and repairs of the corporate vehicle fleet and the operator license of Leeds City Council.  You will be responsible for inspecting, servicing, repairing and maintaining the Council’s fleet of commercial, heavy goods and specialist municipal vehicles in accordance with statutory regulations and Council policy.

Van/Minibus Maintenance Technician

Accountabilities: Van/ Minibus Technician:

  • Accurate fault diagnosis of vehicle and specialist equipment defects.
  • The correct use and care of specialist tools provided for repair and maintenance purposes.
  • Efficiently carry out all work in accordance with specified repair policy.
  • Reporting of defects revealed or observed during any repair process, including any instance where preventive work would be appropriate.
  • Completion of all job related documentation required for management and charging purposes, including using and inputting data to computer systems
  • Carry out all work in a safe manner, observing all relevant safety procedures, including “on site” work where directed.
  • Inspect, service, repair, maintain and diagnose faults on the full range of vehicles as directed.
  • Comply with, at all times, all requirements as directed by managers in relation to the use of GPS mobile workshop vehicles.
  • It should be noted that vehicle repairs will be measured against scheduled repair times as documented in ICME, Autodata manuals, in addition to this pre-planned services will be completed against work times, these times are to be agreed through consultation with Technicians.

Skills, knowledge & experience: Van/ Minibus Technician:


  • Carrying out service and repair work on all commercial vehicles.
  • Minimum 3 year continuous period in either – approved apprenticeship or recognised

training scheme externally tested and validated.

  • Two years continuous in commercial repair/service environment. 
  • High degree of manual dexterity.
  • Communicate in both written and oral technical language.
  • Sufficiently numerate for measuring tasks and tool setting.

Qualifications & training: Van/ Minibus Technician:

Knowledge of City and Guilds 4101 Light Vehicle maintenance and repair or equivalent


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