The Fleet Services department which is based at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service headquarters is responsible for the service and repair of all Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service's front line and support vehicles.
Fleet Services provides a 7 day, 24 hour on call repair facility and operates an in-house vehicle workshop which provides maintenance for the wide range of vehicles and equipment that is currently in use within the Service.
Although all vehicles pass though the workshops for their main service, Fleet Services also provides mobile servicing via the utilisation of a purposely designed service vehicle which enables them to deliver services to their customers with as little inconvenience as possible.
Fleet Services are committed to providing a cost effective comprehensive service whilst maintaining the standards that can be expected of a frontline Fire and Rescue Service and providing our customers with the services they require. All Technicians are I.R.T.E.C Licensed.
Responsible within the department are:
Fleet Services Manager
Directs the maintenance of the Fire Service fleet and ensures the achievement of departmental objectives within budget ensuring the principles of best value and financial standing
Provides technical advice on engineering matters to senior officers
Advises senior managers on the level of vehicle maintenance required
Supervises the effective day to day operation of workshops
Fleet Services Supervisor
Provides supervisory assistance to the Fleet Services manager for the day to day running of workshops
Carries out vehicle repairs and maintenance work to predetermined standards
Maintains all operational and specialist service equipment
Identifies and places orders with suppliers
Fleet Services Admin Assistant
Provide administrative and clerical support to the Fleet Services manager to ensure that data used by managers is accurate, viable and available on a timely basis to ensure the efficient operation of the workshop facility.
There are six multi-vehicle technicians whose responsibility it is to ensure that all vehicles and equipment are maintained to the highest standards whilst keeping in mind the principles of best value and the lowering of our carbon emission though the reduction of waste. The technicians are supported by a Fleet Services assistant
Fleet Services Assistant
The role of the Fleet Services assistant is to support the vehicle technicians in their duties.