Vehicle Mechanic, Heathrow Airport

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
28143.00 - 29143.00 GBP Annual + Shift Pay + Many More (See Job Spec)
Posted
31 May 2017
Closes
14 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VEHICLE MECHANIC, HEATHROW AIRPORT - FULL-TIME, PERMANENT CONTRACT AVAILABLE NOW!

Our client is a successful ground handler based at London Heathrow Airport and operating on behalf of many different airlines.

As part of there continued development, they are recruiting professional and enthusiastic individuals to join there busy and dynamic GSE vehicle maintenance team. This full-time position is available immediately on a permanent contract basis.

Applicants should have:

* City & Guilds/NVQ or equivalent qualification

* Plant or heavy goods vehicle training

* Clean, LGV and/or HGV UK driving licence an advantage

* Experience of both diesel and electric vehicles, hydraulics and welding

* Excellent diagnostic and repair skills

* Experience of a busy workshop

Duties include being responsible for keeping the ground service equipment (GSE) fleet operational. The work involves dealing with breakdowns and repairs, also scheduled servicing and maintenance. Experienced candidates will be preferred.

An awareness of health and safety and safe working practices is very important, although full training is provided.

Successful applicants will be required to provide checkable and reliable references (education and/or employment) for the last 5 years, and will be required to provide references to cover any gaps in employment. Candidates must have a full UK driving licence (max 3 penalty points), have proof of the right to work in the UK, and will be required to complete a basic criminal record check (both UK and overseas). All positions work a rotating shift pattern across a 7-day working week, with a mix of early and late shifts, so flexibility is essential.

Salary package c.GBP28,143.34 basic pay plus shift pay, contractual bonus, attendance bonus and pension benefits.

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