Van Technician / Recovery Technician

  • Location:

    Merthyr Tydfil

  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harry Woodcock

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01792 344594

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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Van Technician / Recovery Technician required in Merthyr Tydfil.

Starting salary up to £30,000 per annum + overtime/standby at 1.5x rate
7:30am-5:30pm Monday to Friday with every other day and 1 in 2 weekends on standby 
Opportunity to work for a great family run business

Our client, a family run independent commercial vehicle service in the Merthyr Tydfil area, is currently looking to hire a skilled Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV)/Van Technician for their busy Service Department!

Reporting to the Service Manager and working as part of a friendly team, your key objectives will include:

- Provide on-site and mobile service in mechanical, electrical, fault diagnosis and repair.
- Accurately detail work completed and record times using the IT equipment and systems provided.
- Use of skills and performance of other work within normal grade/job skills as required to maximise efficiency.
- Customer facing role, working on customer premises, demonstrating our client's business values, and delivering exceptional customer service.
- Responsible for own company van ensuring that it is safe and compliant.
- Maintaining and managing a van stock to alleviate customers vehicle downtime.
- Keep company provided equipment in good serviceable condition.
- In house training, online and practical.

In order to be eligible you will need to live within a reasonable commuting distance of Merthyr Tydfil and have a UK driving licence with minimal points.

You will need to be qualified to IMI/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in either Light or Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair as a minimum and have some practical experience post qualification working with light commercial vehicles.

Overall you will be a committed individual and a good team player. You must be able to produce a high quality of work in a busy commercial vehicle recovery environment and be motivated to work towards targets set for your team.

For your hard work as a Van Technician / Recovery Technician our client is offering: 
- Starting salary up to £30,000 per annum
- Overtime / any standby work is paid at an enhanced rate of 1.5x
- Company van
- 20 days annual leave plus the 8 bank holidays
- Workplace pension scheme.
- Chance to work both in a workshop & out of the roadside when required
- Standard working hours are 7:30am-5:30pm Monday to Friday with the option to work every Saturday morning 8:00am-12:00pm paid at overtime
- You will be on standby every other day between M-F and on standby every other weekend. All standby work completed will be paid at an enhanced rate

If this Van Technician / Recovery Technician Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Merthyr Tydfil please contact Harry at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.
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