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Mechanical Fitter

Full time

UK Leeds Tanker Workshop

We are currently recruiting for workshop staff to join our growing tanker repair and remounting workshop in Morley, Leeds. As a ‘time served’ road tanker technician or body builder, you will have sufficient experience and skills to quickly add value to this busy and dynamic team.

Opportunities we offer:

If you are looking to work in an environment where the importance of team spirit is valued highly, where safety of staff is of primary importance and where you are encouraged to enhance your skills set.  

At TIP Tanker Services, we are constantly investing in the latest IT technology, tooling & training. Our well-maintained and equipped maintenance facilities and service vans ensure you will have the right tools to best serve our customers.

Are you passionate about supporting a world class technical team?

Are you focused on 100% satisfied customers? If so, TIP has a great opportunity for you in our Technicians team.

The role:

You will work on a variety of tanker types, rigid and artic, and will be involved in all aspects of the tanker. For remounting, this would include fabricating new trailer chassis’, mounting barrels, piping up the new vehicles, fitting equipment to the tankers and fabricating new cabinets etc. You will often work on a project from start to finish, completing a good variety of work, there will be training given where required.

When repairing tankers, you will tackle a variety of tasks each day and therefore need to know a wide range of tanker applications and have a wide range of skills that are required to perform the repairs/modifications, including welding, hydraulics and pneumatics.

Responsibilities:

Experience in as many of the below disciplines as possible, particularly to road tankers (rigid and/or artic):

  • Remounting tanker barrels onto new truck chassis or trailer bogie
  • Road tanker barrel and ancillary equipment maintenance, repairs and modifications
  • Welding (TIG & MIG in aluminium, stainless steel and mild steel)
  • Fabricating and using fabrication machinery
  • Running gear - installation and maintenance
  • HGV body building
  • Vehicle pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics
  • Vehicle hydraulics
  • Knowledge of current vehicle and tanker legislation, including ADR
  • Truck repairs
  • Donkey engines

Whilst the above outlines the main duties of the post this list is not exhaustive, and duties may need to change in light of future developments or from time to time as directed by your supervisor or manager.

Qualifications & skills:

  • High level of enthusiasm
  • Good communication skills 
  • Be committed to our site Health and Safety policies and adhere to these at all times
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Take pride in a high quality finish
  • Good administration skills and timely completion of paperwork
  • Basic ability to use computers and IT applications
  • Have a customer centric mind set and high level of professionalism
  • Good organisational skills and ability to be able to prioritise workloads
  • Able to work to competitive deadlines and working to set hours
  • Initiative to work on your own if required
  • Show respect to all staff at all levels in the business

Benefits we offer

  • Company pension
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous referral programme
  • Life assurance
  • And many more!

TIP Trailer Services employs staff at more than 136 locations and at more than 72 maintenance facilities throughout 17 European countries and Canada. Our employment opportunities are diverse and available at a variety of locations.

TIP is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.

Hiring is subject to background check.

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