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Salary: £38k per year

Location: Witney, Oxfordshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 26 Apr 2022

Reference: 5388

Classic Vehicle Technician / Heritage Mechanic

Location: Witney, Oxfordshire

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Salary: Circa£38,000

Permanent

We are looking for a skilled, versatile, and knowledgeable Classic Vehicle Technician / Heritage Mechanic that has a keen interest in classic vehicles and motorsport. Based in Witney, you will be working on bespoke, one-off vehicle builds, with an extensive variety of prestigious brand names and surrounded by vehicles of incredible provenance which are prepared to a concourse standard.

The company is a specialist in classic and vintage car restoration, preparation, and maintenance, with a strong presence in the rally scene. The Classic Vehicle Technician / Heritage Mechanic will be working on the vehicles of high-net-worth individuals, who have a passion for the fantastic and rare cars that they own. The company is globally renowned for their unique expertise in the field and deliver the highest quality of service in class.

The desired Classic Vehicle Technician / Heritage Mechanic will need a positive, resourceful outlook, stable leadership skills and a tenacious work ethic.  You will be responsible for general maintenance and servicing of these classic and vintage cars, while also performing restoration work in preparation for any events the customer may be attending both internationally and in the UK.

As a Classic Vehicle Technician / Heritage Mechanic you will be expected to have a high attention to detail and be able to work diligently. You will be required to work both as part of a team, and as an individual, without constant supervision using your own initiative to overcome complication.

Responsibilities of the Classic Vehicle Technician/ Heritage Mechanic

 

  • Whole vehicle preparation, assembly and build including trim.
  • Mechanical and Electrical assembly and build tasks.
  • Fitting part/full interior trim packages.
  • Diagnosis and support logging of build issues and engineering improvements.
  • Reading and interpreting engineer drawings.
  • Experience of using a variety of handheld tools.
  • Experience of working with precision components.
  • Fabrication of specialist components.
  • Restoration work on damaged or aged vehicle parts.

The ideal Classic Vehicle Technician/ Heritage Mechanic

  • Must have extensive hands-on experience of whole vehicles.
  • Good engineering background is essential
  • Candidates with a classic vehicle or motorsport background would thrive in this environment.
  • Experience of previous vehicle assembly/build work is essential.
  • Ability to work as a team member and follow work instructions.
  • Resourceful with a proven record of being able to solve problems.
  • Ability to develop good technical solutions to build/ quality issues.
  • Excellent organisational skills, proficient at managing and prioritising work schedule
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible and varied skill set.
  • Fabrication experience, with ability to construct and fit roll cages.

Key Skills: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic / Whole Vehicle Build / Vehicle Assembly / Maintenance and Repair / Mechanical Repairs / Electrical Repairs/ Restoration/ Motorsport/ Rally/ Vintage car

To show your interest in this role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.