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Job Title: Fitter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 110426
Job Published: February 27, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

Serco provides a complete waste and recycling service on behalf of local authorities. We are experts in designing, implementing,

and managing waste and recycling services. Our waste and recycling services enable local authorities to deliver reliable waste

management services for a growing population while driving ongoing cost efficiencies.

Working closely with local authorities and residents, we strive to minimise waste and maximise participation in recycling.

Serco currently has an opportunity available for an experienced mechanic to join our friendly professional team to help maintain our vital fleet of Refuse and Street Cleansing vehicles., This is a key role in ensuring the success of our Environmental Services team in collecting recycling and residential waste.

Our Essential Workers are our community's unsung heroes, working tirelessly to maintain high standards of hygiene, safety and cleanliness for all, and as a part of our team, we are dedicated to supporting you in ensuring that you are given the tools to succeed, including additional training, in order to achieve your career goals with us.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: Working within Environmental Services at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive reliable waste management services.

A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Environmental Services and we're big on internal progression. So whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.

Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work.

Candidate Description

First and foremost, you'll need to be an experienced mechanic either with HGV mechanic experience, or willing to undertake additional training to upskill.

We are always keen to hear from candidates from the armed forces with mechanical backgrounds, or individuals currently working as car mechanics to maintain our fleet of approximately 90 Class 2, 7.5T, transits and 4x4 vehicles.

Working in a friendly and professional team, you will provide essential maintenance within our commercial vehicle workshop environments with fleets of approx. 90 vehicles, ensuring that refuse and recycling collections are made on time.

What is Essential?

  • Electrical fault-finding/repair experience

  • Hydraulic fault-finding/repair experience

  • General Chassis service work

  • Experience in maintenance of fleet vehicles

  • Good communication skills

  • Good written skills (to complete inspection/defect paperwork)

  • Be able to undertake all aspects of commercial vehicle maintenance and repair

    What is Desirable?

  • Full industry recognised qualifications (City & Guilds / NVQ Level Three in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair)

  • LGV Driving Licence

  • Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (DQC)

  • General welding skills

  • Good Team Player, Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).