Automotive/Aerospace

Vehicle Technician

Full Time Permanent

UK Jobs Board

The purpose of the role is to perform highly skilled mechanical repairs, inspections, maintenance and diagnostics in a professional manner working within health health and safety guidelines.

Duties/Responsibilities

• Perform highly skilled and complex mechanical repairs on motor vehicles including MOT failures/repairs working within              Health and Safety guidelines.
         • Perform vehicle inspections including Part Exchange Inspections using ramps or other workshop equipment as                          necessary ensuring Inspection report sheets are correctly completed.
         • Verify vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems, recording any faults.
         • Maintain vehicle job records by recording service, repairs and inspections on a daily basis.
         • Draining/refuelling vehicles in a safe manner in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines.
         • Correct filling of company job cards and job records on a daily basis.
         • Undertaking any other ad hoc duties as requested by Management and Senior staff.
         • Carry out major and minor repairs/overhauls on vehicles and effected components, including engines, brakes, fuel                     systems, transmissions, steering, suspensions, drive lines and some electrical systems using a wide range of tools                   including specialist equipment

Health & Safety Responsibilities

It is each employee’s responsibility to ensure that the environment in which they work in is safe for them and others.

This includes reporting all accidents and near misses to management.

Reporting any potential issues which could cause harm.

Behave in a manner, which acts in line with the standards set out in the Health and Safety Manual and Company Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in motor vehicle repairs

A full and valid driving licence

Good communication and administration skills

Ability to work on own initiative and to a high standard of workmanship

Ability to analyse and repair mechanical failures

Able to work in the outdoor elements with a flexible approach to work

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