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Salary: £15.50 - 15.50 per hour

Location: Rochester, Kent

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 07 Apr 2021

Reference: 4836 - KN

A large and well-established company are seeking a Vehicle Technician / Workshop Mechanic to join their team in Rochester, Kent on an ongoing contracting basis.

Our client, an experienced car marketplace with an impressive history spanning nearly 70 years, are currently looking for an experienced Vehicle Technician / Workshop Mechanic to join the Workshop Team providing Vehicle Servicing, Repairs, Warranty work, Recalls and Reworks within a mechanical, electrical, diagnostic and trim discipline on behalf of retail customers.

The successful experienced Vehicle Technician / Workshop Mechanic will have experience within a workshop environment working with a range of makes and models of light vehicles and be confident in all aspects of whole vehicle maintenance and repair. The experienced Vehicle Technician / Workshop Mechanic will be qualified to Level 3 standards in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

As a company that prides itself on excellent service and advice, with large workshops and friendly experts trained to deliver to a variety of manufacturer standards, our client continually pushes the boundaries redefining the benchmark for excellence. We’re therefore looking for likeminded individuals who will strive for excellence to join an industry leading team.


  • Vehicle inspections and servicing
  • Light and Complex repairs
  • Warrenty repairs and recall tasks
  • Fault diagnosis and repair
  • Removal and replacement of Mechanical, Electrical and Trim items on
  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with manufacturer and industry guidelines
  • Carry out all repairs according to best practice procedures and within the estimates repair times
  • Ensure that all vehicles comply with safety standards when complete
  • Report on the job card all faults or defects detected while working on the vehicle
  • Report any additional damage found when stripping the vehicle directly to the Estimator/ Workshop Supervisor
  • Check the condition and ensure the correct maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials in accordance with company policy
  • Undertake all other tasks and activities as requested by the Workshop Manager
  • Ensure all policies and practices are followed adhering to the retail and wholesale standards to build upon the professional reputation


  • Level 3 NVQ or City and Guilds (Level 2 may be considered)
  • Class 4 & 7 MOT Testing licence (desired not essential)
  • Time served experience within a Workshop Environment
  • Experience working with a range of makes and models
  • Main dealership experience is highly beneficial
  • Can interpret and implement technical instruction data
  • Must be customer focused
  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritise 
  • Great team player, willing to help others 
  • Excellent attention to detail and desire to produce high quality work 
  • Logical and thorough in approach 


Shift pattern across 7 days per week - 4 on, 4 off - 6.00am - 18.00pm

PAY: £15.50 per hour (PAYE)