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Camden Accessible Travel Solutions (CATS) is the Council’s in-house transport service. CATS sit within Housing Support Services and is part of the Supporting Communities Directorate within Camden Council.
CATS is based within York Way Depot, in King’s Cross, London. The service is responsible for a wide range of transport related services including the provision of accessible buses for children and adults, taxi bookings, fleet maintenance, MOT service, Driver training, fuel provision and manages a range of concessionary travel schemes.
The Engineering Team is responsible for the management of the Council’s fleet of vehicles (circa 330), ensuring compliance is maintained through planned vehicle inspections and scheduled maintenance tasks. The team also incorporates the workshop and MOT Centre and is responsible for health and safety compliance within the wider depot, in consultation with Corporate Property and Health and Safety.
The Engineering Manager is a key member of the service management team within CATS and plays a lead role in ensuring compliance for staff members, vehicles, the depot and equipment maintenance.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful candidate must be qualified to hold HGV and PSV Operator’s License as you will be the nominated Transport Manager for both disciplines. To ensure that Driving Legislation is adhered to and that Drivers have the required qualifications and training. Additionally, you must hold a current Certificate of Professional Competence (National Freight / Passenger Transport) gained by examination. You will have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar post and hold a Full UK Driving Licence, for at least 5 years. The ideal candidate will, have a sound engineering background in the maintenance/repair of passenger carrying or large goods vehicles including a comprehensive knowledge of vehicle systems and layouts. You will have an excellent knowledge of all Operators Licence requirements and any other statutory and/or regulatory requirements in the management of its Fleet and Passenger Services, inclusive of Vehicle Maintenance, the MOT Bay and Transport Operations. Additionally, you will provide professional expert, technical and management support to a team of Officers and Workshop staff members within the Engineering Team. The post holder will provide direct line management support to the Operations Manager.
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