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Mechanic – Forest & Groundcare Workshop


££27 - 29,000

Job description

We are currently seeking a mechanic to join our busy servicing department. The successful candidate will assist with the servicing and repair of all types of forest and ground care equipment including Honda ATV.


• Equipment service, repair and/or testing as scheduled to departmental and Company standards meeting performance targets when applied

• Assist with ordering the required materials for repairs/service and to liaise with the parts department in arranging for materials to be in stock

• Equipment pre-delivery inspections as necessary

• Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition

• Set up and operate equipment following manufacturers’ guidelines and/or procedures

• Carry out precision measuring/testing of equipment following clear set procedures

• Maintain accurate records of works undertaken including job tickets and timesheets and other required paperwork

• Responsible for any assigned vehicle's maintenance checks on a daily basis, reporting defects or similar to the line manager as soon as possible

• Respond to Emergency Call outs during working hours

*May be required to carry out additional tasks which are appropriate to the post.


• Vocational qualification, e.g., HND/HNC, City & Guilds and/or SVQ Level 2/3 in relevant subject (or equivalent)

• Experience in 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines, lawnmowers, Ground Care, Professional golf equipment and Quad bikes etc. preferred

• Good mechanical and electrical knowledge and understanding

• Full Valid Driving License

• IT Literate and have good analytical and problem solving skills

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Responding to new pressures, adjusting priorities as needed

• Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy and as part of a team

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change


Pension scheme

Death in Service Scheme

Employee discount

Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

Extra holidays after one year

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