Part Time Fleet Maintenance Technician

Part time (16-20 hrs p/w)

Ecocabs operate a taxi and transport company in Hexham and surrounding areas.
Established in 2006, we have continued to develop and innovate year on year to make us
one of the most trusted and reliable transport providers in the area. Over the last 2 years
we have continued to expand, now bringing the majority of our maintenance in-house,
allowing us to further our commitments to our sustainable values, by closely monitoring
and reducing our impact on the environment in the vehicle maintenance department.
With the safety and comfort of our customers at the forefront of what we do, we believe it
is our people who make us successful, and we are looking to expand our team even
further. We are currently looking for a skilled and enthusiastic vehicle technician to join our
dynamic team of staff, to take care of the basic maintenance and repair work of our ever
expanding fleet of hybrid, fully electric, and diesel powered vehicles along with
maintenance of trailers and bike carriers. Working closely with the transport operations
team, in our purpose built workshop with state of the art tools and equipment, the
technician will play a key role in keeping the wheels of Ecocabs turning smoothly, and

Key Responsibilities

⁃ Undertake comprehensive and post preventative maintenance and repairs to high

⁃ Carry out basic maintenance, servicing and repair work to all vehicles in our fleet

⁃ Correct fault diagnosis of basic problems and to ensure replacement parts are fitted

⁃ Working within safe systems of work and ensuring that quality and performance are
maintained at all times

⁃ Proficiently dealing with all invoices for parts, and job cards for work carried out,
whilst liaising with our office team to provide maximum efficiency

⁃ Working on all vehicles within the fleet to minimise downtime and maximise safety to
our customers

⁃ All work will be scheduled wherever possible, but a flexible approach to problems or
breakdowns is required to due nature of our business

⁃ Occasional basic maintenance and repairs of commercial properties and yards,
(painting, cleaning)

⁃ To keep the workspace clean and tidy at all times

⁃ Ordering of parts, consumables etc, and keeping records of all maintenance

Day to Day

Most of the work to be carried out, will be scheduled in advance, to make all aspects of
fleet maintenance as efficient as possible. The main duties on a day to day basis can be:
⁃ Vehicle servicing
⁃ Brake pads/discs changes
⁃ Exhaust changes
⁃ Tyre puncture repairs and tyre replacement and balancing
⁃ Bulb replacements
⁃ Wiper blade replacements
⁃ Checking and topping up of levels and tyre pressures
⁃ Battery replacement
⁃ Jump starts
⁃ Basic safety inspections of vehicles
⁃ Trailer maintenance, repairs, and inspections
⁃ Pre MOT checks and inspections
⁃ Cleaning and tidying of the workspace
⁃ Occasional car/minibus cleaning and valeting
⁃ Assisting drivers with any maintenance or inspection related problems

Candidate Expectations

⁃ Applicants should be suitably qualified and have experience in light vehicle
maintenance, and be comfortable working alone on cars, minibuses, mini coaches,
trailers and bike carriers, to carry out basic maintenance and repairs.
⁃ Be safety aware and committed to a right first time ethos
⁃ Enthusiastic, with the ability to work using your own initiative, and remain consistent
and self motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude to work
⁃ Happy to work alone a lot of the time
⁃ A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role, with good knowledge of modern
vehicle technologies
⁃ Full UK driving license (preferred)
⁃ Organised and efficient with good attention to details

What We Can Offer You

⁃ A competitive salary

– Training budget

⁃ The chance to be a part of a busy and exciting company, in a fully equipped
workshop with brand new tools and equipment

⁃ Flexible hours of work

Safe working environment which is fully compliant with current Covid-19 government guidelines & safe practices

If you think you are right for this role, please apply in confidence to