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NIHE Mechanic – Ballymena

Posted 3 days ago

We have an immediate opportunity available for an experienced Mechanic to join our public sector client who is based in Ballymena. This is a temporary post for a minimum of 3 months, with a salary of £12.02 per hour. Working hours will be 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

The post holder will be carrying out inspections, servicing and repairs on a range of light commercial vehicles and grounds maintenance equipment.


  • Examine and inspect conditions and safety of vehicles and equipment.
  • Service, repair and prepare vehicles for PSV/MOT.
  • Conduct routine repairs on grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Recover broken down or immobilised vehicles to be repaired.
  • Report any faults or defects to the supervisor. 
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and safety checks.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 3 years’ experience spent working as a mechanic.  
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Light Motor Vehicle Repair Studies.
  • Full driving licence with no more than 3 penalty points.
  • Access NI approved.

Desirable Criteria:

  • C1 Category on driving licence.

What We Need from You:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • To be able to comply with all NIHE policies and manufacturers recommendations.
  • Attention to detail and accurate record keeping. 

What We Will Offer You:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work within the public sector.
  • Inclusion into the company pension scheme. 
  • Paid Annual leave. 
  • No weekend work. 
  • Canteen and onsite parking.

The Next Steps

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NIHE Mechanic – Ballymena

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