Van Technician - Strood, Kent

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

Job Description:

Successful applicants will have experience in servicing, repairs and maintenance of vans/light commercial vehicles within a busy workshop environment. HGV experience and a LGV licence would be an advantage but are not essential.
  • Salary will be very competitive, plus overtime at time and a half.
  • We operate alternate weekly shifts of 40 hours (6.00am-2.30pm and 1.30pm-10.00pm) 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

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

Please note this role requires manual handling.


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Working Hours 40 hrs p/w + overtime
Location Strood
Salary £ Competitive Salary
Benefits Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays).
Closing Date 30/06/2024
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