Service Garage Fitter

University of Nottingham

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Landscape and Sports Services
Location:  University Park

£23,256 to £26,071
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 November 2023
Reference:  NHE476323

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China, and Malaysia.

Your role as Service Garage Fitter

We are looking for an experienced Service Garage Fitter to be based at our Jubilee Campus Hub to assist with the service, maintenance and repair of grounds vehicles and equipment for the Estates Landscape & Grounds Department. The role will cover all handheld equipment ensuring that all work complies with safe working practices and health and safety legislation. You will work with and monitor our current HAVs systems ensuring machinery is in full working order and equipment is serviced on an annual basis. Other duties will include maintaining and servicing all garage equipment undertaking welding, cutting and metal fabrication works as requested to appropriate standards and you will obtain quotes and order materials for machinery spares and equipment as necessary using our online ordering system.

The successful candidate should be qualified to City & Guilds Phase 2 in motor vehicle maintenance, agricultural and horticultural machinery maintenance or hold the equivalent qualification and have extensive relevant experience within a similar role. Due to the frequency with which the role holder will drive a wide range of university vehicles a full current driving licence which includes C1 + E categories is also essential for this post. 

Further details regarding the duties for this post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days per year plus 5 additional university closure days and bank holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service – 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post for 52 weeks of the year plus the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided.

This is permanent, full time post. Hours of work are, 36.25 hours per week, working mainly Monday to Friday. Flexibility will be required. Job share arrangements may be considered.

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which run Monday to Friday mornings. Further details will be given at interview.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Skilled Worker, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email [email protected], Please quote ref. NHE476323. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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