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Commercial Vehicle Technician - Strood, Kent

  • Job added:   26 April 2021
  • Salary :   Competitive
  • Location :   Rochester
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-10637657
  • Company :   DAF
Successful applicants will have experience in heavy vehicle mechanics and will have opportunities to further their career with structured manufacturer, technical training. DAF trucks experience and LGV licence would be an advantage but are not essential.

Salary will be very competitive and there is a realistic opportunity to further enhance earnings with regular overtime, giving potential to earn up to £35k per year.

We operate alternate weekly 40 hour, day shifts from 6.00am-2.30pm and 1.30pm-10.00pm, working Monday to Friday and a Saturday rota.

Company benefits include sickness pay, 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays and company pension scheme.

The successful applicant will be based at our Strood depot in Kent.

Key responsibilities include to: -

Test vehicles and diagnose faults

Recognise and report vehicle/component defects or symptoms of impending failure

Service, adjust and repair vehicles/components

Complete job records

Order replacement parts

Essential Qualities include:-

Previous experience in mechanics (preferably heavy vehicle)

Qualification in vehicle maintenance and repair (preferably heavy vehicle) eg City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3

Driving licence (preferably HGV)

Computer literate

Ability to work well under pressure

Team player

Ability to use own initiative

Literacy and numeracy skills

Attention to detail

Problem solving skills

Available for overtime

Desirable Qualities include:-

DAF trucks mechanical experience

Please note successful candidates will be required to possess their own tools.


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