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Vehicle Technician

Job Introduction

Are you a Vehicle Technician looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Vehicle Technician to join our team at our Head Offices in Abergavenny. Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Penarth, Barry, Porthcawl, Neath, Usk, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil, Llanfoist, Bristol, Chepstow, Pontypridd. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Workshop Manager, the Vehicle Technician will be based in a workshop environment carrying out repairs, services, inspections, preventative maintenance and carrying out diagnostic and dealing with technical data on cars and light commercial vehicles.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Vehicle Technician will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Maintaining a good relationship with dealers and suppliers
  • Ordering parts and obtaining technical data
  • Using hand tools, power and pneumatic tools and other work equipment safely to carry out daily tasks
  • Working safely and abiding by health and safety requirements
  • Carrying out point of work risk assessments or method statements before each task
  • Taking instructions from the workshop manager
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy
  • Moving vehicles around the yard and workshop safely
  • Continuation of training in support of the role

For this role you must hold a full UK manual car driving license with no more than 6 penalty points – we will not unfortunately be able to consider candidates without this

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Vehicle Technician who can demonstrate the following:

  • Having a recognised qualification in the field of vehicle mechanics
  • Experience in working in a vehicle workshop environment
  • Experience with working with vehicles both maintenance and repair

Although not essential, having a first aid certificate would be beneficial in your application as would having an IOSH certificate.

Why Us

For the successful Vehicle Technician, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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