Vehicle Technician

Octane Recruitment
14 May 2024
11 Jun 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Vehicle Technician (Fleet)

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Monday to Friday, with Saturdays on a rota - 42.5 hours per week

Salary: 30,000 Basic + Bonus + Overtime (OTE 34,500+)

Ref: OC16313

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Vehicle Technician to join our client's workshop in Plymouth. Our client specialises in fleet vehicles including transits, sprinters, and various other LCVs. The successful candidate will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining a variety of vehicles, including, trucks, and vans.


  • Fantastic bonus scheme.
  • Regular enhanced overtime, paid at time and a half.
  • Annual training bonus.
  • 24 days annual leave, rising to 26 with service + bank holidays and an extra day's holiday to celebrate your birthday.
  • Free life assurance.
  • Well-being services (incl. Health Cash Plan, Dental Plan & Travel Insurance).

Vehicle Technician Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and repair vehicle problems, including engine, transmission, brake, suspension, and electrical issues.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as oil changes, tire rotations, and brake inspections.
  • Use diagnostic tools and software to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Keep accurate records of all work performed and parts used.
  • Communicate with customers about vehicle issues and repair recommendations.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest automotive technology and repair techniques.

Vehicle Technician Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 equivalent or higher.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a vehicle technician.
  • Ability to use diagnostic tools and software.
  • Valid driver's license.


Consultant: Beatrice Dickinson

Octane Recruitment are a leading Recruitment agency specialising in Automotive, Motor trade, Engineering, OEM and various related industries.

We are recruiting across the UK for Vehicle Technician, Vehicle Mechanic, Commercial Vehicle Technician, Diagnostic Technician, Senior Technician, Master Technician, Mobile Vehicle Technician, PDI Technician, Prep Technician, MOT Tester, Fast Fit Technician, LCV Technician, Light Commercial Technician, HGV Technician, Bus Technician, LGV Technician, HGV Engineer, HGV Mechanic, HGV Fitter, Workshop Controller, Workshop Supervisor, Workshop Support, Senior Controller, Workshop Manager, Workshop Foreman, Workshop Engineer

Octane Recruitment cover a variety of different sectors including Technical, Mechanical, Engineering, Sales, Service, Aftersales, Bodyshop, Fleet & Rental Management, Accounts, Finance, Marketing, & Payroll, Managerial, Logistics, Parts, Administration, Call Centre / Contact Centre, Senior Appointments, Head Office Positions and Confidential Appointments.

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