Automotive Technician

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Non Academic Support
South East England
Other Hampshire
£15,164 to £16,340 per annum
Salary Description:
£15,164 - 16,340 per year
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Automotive Technician

Location: CEMAST, Lee-on-Solent

Salary: £15,164 - £16,340 per annum

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closes on: Thursday 24 January 2019

Fareham College offers brand new state of the art facilities comprised of workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, a theatre, a hair & beauty salon and associated facilities. In November 2017, the College received an 'Outstanding' judgement in its latest Ofsted inspection, making it only one of three colleges in the country to have converted to the highest grade in more than two years. It doesn't stop there; we were awarded FE College of Year 2018 and "Most Improved Workplace" in Britain's Healthiest Workplace Awards 2017.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Automotive Technician to join our dedicated Cemast team. This role will be based at our Centre of Excellence for Engineering at Lee-on-the-Solent.

The Primary role is to support the Automotive Lecturers in delivering the curriculum. The duties will include the following:

* Preparing the workshops, setting up and clearing away demonstrations and practical work for the Automotive Students.
* Assisting lecturers and students during the practical element of lessons.
* Undertaking PAT testing of electrical equipment (suitable training will be given for this).
* Maintaining Automotive Department equipment and ensuring all equipment is serviceable and safe for use. Also arrange for defects to be repaired in a timely manner.
* Ordering consumables, spares, teaching materials as required.
* Reviewing risk assessments and monitoring all Health and safety within the automotive workshops.
* Supporting the department to ensure we provide the best possible learning experience to students.
* Help in maintaining our fleet of vehicles within the workshops.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

* Qualified to at least GCSE level (grades A - C) level in English and Maths but ideally the candidate will have a suitable qualification in Automotive Engineering or previous experience of working in an automotive workshop environment.
* Understanding of safety requirements within an automotive workshop.
* Experience in prioritising and organising workload, supporting a team.
* Acting upon initiative and the ability to work unsupervised.
* Competent in the use of standard IT packages to administer tasks.
* Keen interest in relevant subject area.
* Keen interest in supporting and working with a range of leaners to achieve.

Benefits package

30 Days Annual Leave pro rata, Local Government Pension scheme, Free gym, Starbucks Cafe, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.

Interview Date: TBC


The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Richard Lawes

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