Commercial Vehicle Technician - Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent

Channel Commercials PLC is a leading commercial vehicle dealer providing sales, parts and servicing for DAF Trucks, Light commercial vehicles and vans in the South-East.

Job Description:

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.
  • 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. Private medical scheme available on request.
  • The successful applicant will be based at our Canterbury depot in Aylesham, 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


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Working Hours 40 hrs p/w + overtime
Location Canterbury
Salary Circa £35k pa plus overtime
Benefits Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays).
Closing Date 31/05/2022
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