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Vehicle Technician

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Salary: £20k - 23k per year + rewarding Bonus Scheme

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 10 Jun 2019

Reference: 4356 - KA

Vehicle Technician required to join a leading commercial vehicle group based in Derby, paying a salary in the region of £20,000 - £23,000 PLUS a rewarding Bonus Scheme.

A UK leading franchised retail group who partners with many of the world’s best brands are seeking to recruit an experienced Vehicle Technician to join their team of 7 within the workshop.

With a dynamic and forward-thinking work ethic, you’ll be part of a large team of talented technicians supported by a wider network of centres across the brand. You’ll be an expert in mechanical maintenance and repair with the ability to adapt your skills to work on new and used commercial vehicle platforms. With the highest standards and customer service in mind you’ll be welcomed in to an established team and support them on regular servicing, maintenance, mechanical repairs and warranty work alike to achieve company goals and contribute to team targets.

Our client is looking for a time served, qualified Vehicle Technician ideally to Level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) standards. An active MOT Testing licence is desirable and those with this qualification will attract the higher rate of pay.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Liaison with the Service Manager and wider Technician team regarding jobs
  • Mechanical repairs and maintenance of commercial vehicles
  • Servicing of commercial vehicles
  • Fault finding and diagnosis on vehicles using in-house diagnostic system equipment (ODIS)
  • Complete diagnostic repairs on a range of vehicle models
  • Complete warranty work to manufacturer specifications
  • Communication of work required, and work carried out to customers
  • Complete all relevant paperwork in accordance to work carried out
  • Complete all work to the highest standards within scheduled time-frames
  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations and Workshop Housekeeping procedures at all times

The Ideal Candidate;

  • Qualified to NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3 standards within an Automotive discipline
  • MOT Testing licence, Class 4 and 7 (desirable)
  • Previous experience within a Dealership environment
  • Experienced working on commercial vehicles (desired not essential)
  • Previous experience in Diagnostic Equipment (ODIS Diagnostic Systems desirable)
  • Ownership of equipped Tool Box
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Working Hours: Weekly rotating shifts:

Monday – Friday: 6am – 14.30pm / 10.30am – 7pm

Saturdays: 8.00am – 12.00am (on an alternate basis i.e. when working a late shift)