Master/ Service/ Diagnostic Technician

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
24 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking to recruit an experienced qualified Master/Diagnostic Technician with a strong emphasis on diagnostics and electrics for a local dealership in the Redbourn area. This highly respected dealership group are industry leaders and need an additional Senior Technician to meet demand.

The senior team members all have main dealership backgrounds, and attain to this standard of brand identity, service and customer loyalty. No day is the same, working on vintage cars, horse boxes, prestige brands and family run-arounds.

If you have a passion for motoring and like to roll up your sleeves then this is a really great opportunity with a company that strives for excellence.


• Accurately and skilfully undertake the repair, servicing & diagnostics of motor vehicles
• Work with other departments to facilitate the servicing, repair and diagnostics of vehicles
• Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair
• Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with the Company, manufacturer and industry guidelines
• Help the Company achieve industry leading standards of process efficiency and cost control
• Achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction and retain existing custom through the workshop.


• Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
• Test drive vehicles, test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analysers, compression gauges, and computerised diagnostic devices.
• Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
• Review job cards and discuss work with the office.
• Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
• Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience.
• Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
• Liaise with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements.
• Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, and lubrications.
• Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
• Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
• Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
• Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
• Dismantle, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
• Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
• Repair radiator leaks.
• Install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windscreen wipers.
• Repair manual and automatic transmissions.
• Repair or replace shock absorbers.
• Carry out Four Wheel Alignment.
• Rebuild parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.
• Replace and adjust headlights.


• Personal Qualities/Skills
• Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
• Repairing - Repairing machines or systems.
• Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
• Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
• Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
• Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
• Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
• Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
• Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
• Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
• Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
• Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
• Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
• Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organisations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
• Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

Hours of work Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30 and alternate Saturdays 9 to 1

Despite our best efforts it is not always possible to respond to every application individually due to the high volume of responses we receive on each vacancy
Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted for this particular role and if you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume that you have not be successful. However, we will keep your details on our database, and will contact you when other suitable positions come in