Vehicle Technician

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Automotive / Automotive Parts, Engineering
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

Are you an experienced van technician looking to work for an established dealership?

Do you have vast experience diagnosing, testing, servicing and repairing vehicles?


Vehicle Technician 

Location - Maidstone, Kent

Salary – £15.00 - £21.00 per hour DOE

Hours – Alternate weekly shifts of 40 hours (6.00am-2.30pm and 2.00pm-10.30pm, working Monday to Friday and a Saturday rota)

Benefits - Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)


A prominent dealership in Kent is looking for an experienced Van Technician to join their team.


Responsibilities for the role of Vehicle Technician 


  • Carry out the testing of vehicles and diagnose faults detected
  • Recognise and report vehicle/component defects or symptoms of impending failure in line with company standards
  • Service, adjust and repair vehicles/components to a high standard
  • Complete job records accurately and promptly
  • Order replacement parts and check stock holdings for requirements


Skills and specifications for the role of Vehicle Technician 


  • Previous experience in mechanics (preferably heavy vehicle) is essential for this role
  • Qualification in vehicle maintenance and repair (preferably heavy vehicle) e.g. City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 is a pre-requisite for the role
  • Driving licence (preferably HGV), must be current and valid
  • Will need to be computer literate for report authoring etc
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure
  • Will need to be a team player
  • Must have own tools
  • Ability to use own initiative in important to the role
  • Literacy and numeracy skills are a requirement
  • Attention to detail is important, and thus candidates will need a good eye
  • DAF trucks mechanical experience desirable
  • Problem solving skills are highly desirable


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