Field Automotive Technician/Supervisor

Location : Colchester, Essex, England
Job Ref : MB388
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : Automotive
Salary : £34.5k per year

Description

MB387: Field Automotive Technician/Supervisor
Location: Colchester + UK wide travel
Salary: £34,500 + Vehicle
Working Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: PPE Supplied, Exceptional Career Development Opportunities, Enhanced Pension Contributions

Overview:

First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic International Defence business who are looking to recruit a Field Automotive Technician/Supervisor on a permanent basis due to growth based at their Colchester depot.

This position will provide an opportunity to work on some fantastic military vehicles and enhance your mechanical knowledge on the wider spectrum in addition to offering exceptional career advancement opportunities.

Carrying out routine and bespoke inspection, servicing, maintenance, fault diagnosis mechanical/electrical repair to a wide range of advanced military wheeled vehicles to Level 1 & 2 Maintenance Standards. All repairs are to be compliant with VOSA/DofT inspection standards, all activities are to be carried out in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation. The role includes travel around the UK for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work away from home location, in all weathers throughout the year.
  • In-depth engineering work and diagnostics on large, and small vehicles.
  • Work on a variety of unusual vehicle platforms using modern repair techniques and skills.
  • Reading and utilising repair manuals, spares lists and modern diagnostic schematics through modern media assets as required.
  • Problem solving using technical knowledge and experience to obtain positive outcomes.
  • Work efficiently to achieve targets and specific deadlines set by Line Manager to achieve positive results.
  • Operate within a small remote team to achieve positive results.
  • Prepared for outdoor work all year round, flexibility in working across all vehicle platforms to assist team ethos.
  • Positively embrace and support Line manager requests that utilise your skill set/capability to achieve results.
  • Any special role training required would be provided this may require study/revision and practical assessments that you will be expected to successfully complete and pass.
  • Van, Tools, Personal Protective Equipment, corporate clothing and specialist stores support is provided.
  • Expected to engage and actively participate in the company Personal Development Report (PDR) and Mid-Year Review (MYR) process.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A recognised qualification in Automotive Engineering with a minimum C&G level 3 or BTEC/IMI/NVQ equivalent or has served in HM Armed Forces as a Vehicle Mechanic Class One.
  • Experienced IT skills competent at utilising laptops and diagnostic computers with a good understanding of MS Word and Excel.
  • Competent level of IT skills enabling proficient use of computer-based vehicle management, diagnostic and spares requisition systems.
  • B1 Driving Licence

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

  • C or C+E Driving Licence.
  • Holds relevant MoD spec equipment training course qualifications.
  • Holds a valid FMT600.

MB387: Field Automotive Technician/Supervisor
Location: Colchester + UK wide travel
Salary: £34,500 + Vehicle
Working Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: PPE Supplied, Exceptional Career Development Opportunities, Enhanced Pension Contributions

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