R117/R270/R271 Mechanic - Edinburgh

TIP Grade 1A to 7A DOE - Internal Only - Mechanic
Ref: 8230 Date Posted: Monday 14 Sep 2020
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Closing Date: 28 September 2020 - 3 Positions Available

Hours 

Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 5.30pm, Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm. Alternative Saturday Shifts.

Fixing cars is one of the most varied, challenging and important things you can do at our Edinburgh Seafield Motorstore. Without our mechanics, our business would come to a standstill.

That’s why we need you. As a mechanic, you’ll safely prepare our customers’ cars for the road ahead. You’ll care – really care – about every detail, and take pride in doing a meticulous job. Above all, you’ll want to be part of a capable, motivated team who feel the same way.

And every day in the job, you’ll get the chance to work on an incredible range of manufacturers and models, developing your skills and staying up to date with the very latest in vehicle technology.

Day-to-day duties

  • Carrying out servicing, repairs and maintenance to high standards.
  • Inspecting vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment.
  • Repairing or replacing broken or defective parts and resolving defects.
  • Carrying out DVSA vehicle testing (if authorised).
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and making sure tools are in good condition.
  • Following checklists to ensure all procedures are completed.
  • Completing all documentation to the required standard.

Essential skills

  • A certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 and solid work experience in the automotive industry.
  • The ability to work in a competent and efficient manner on your own or part of a busy team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to carry out work to high standards to deadlines.
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach.
  • The ability to accurately follow written and spoken instructions.
  • A full driving licence.