Vehicle Technician

Rate: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27083-sw

Expiration date: 27 June 2017

Job Purpose: To carry out scheduled servicing, repairs, upgrades and restorations

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • To ensure the right first time service, repair, refurbishment and restoration of our clients cars within the scheduled or estimated times as set out in the work instruction.
  • To complete detailed auditable write ups of all work carried out.
  • To perform road testing of our clients cars to assist in both diagnosis of reported issues and in order to effectively test and validate repairs ready for handover of vehicles to our clients following work being carried out.
  • To provide detailed concise and accurate diagnosis of electrical, mechanical and body related faults in a timely manner during the vehicles workshop cycle so as to reduce repeat authority calls to our customers and ensure minimum repair cycle time.
  • To effectively communicate with our customers when required to take part in customer facing activities.
  • To work in a safe and tidy manner adhering to all applicable health and safety and environmental legislation and company policy.
  • To provide assistance and training to other technicians as required and feed back in all levels of the business.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • The successful candidate will be a fully skilled technician having served a relevant apprenticeship and be qualified to NVQ level 3 or have equivalent time served experience.
  • They will have a background and experience in dealing with all aspects of classic vehicles and will be willing and able to adapt to heritage cars and repair techniques.
  • They will be competent in electrical, mechanical and body fault diagnosis and repairs.
  • They will have the ability to interpret engineering drawings and repair and overhaul engines, transmission components and other assemblies from these.
  • They will possess a flexible attitude to working hours so as to ensure the achievement of deadlines and completion dates.
  • The ability to assess interior and exterior component fit and finish and an eye for detail is a prerequisite.
  • A full UK driving licence is required.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel and work abroad.