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Workshop Technician - Forest & Groundcare


Job description

MacGregor Industrial Supplies is recruiting a Technician to join our busy Forest & Groundcare Hire & Servicing department based in Inverness. The successful candidate will carry out servicing, repairs and/or testing of equipment for sale and through our Hire Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Servicing, diagnosing, fault finding and repairs of various types of garden machine and small engine driven plant to departmental and Company standards meeting performance targets when applied.
  • Assist with ordering the required materials and plant for repairs/service.
  • Cleaning hire equipment on return and preparing for re-hire.
  • Ensure that components are available so that jobs can proceed as directed.
  • Complete equipment pre-delivery inspections.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Ensure the general security of tools, plant and equipment in the workshop areas.
  • 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.

Skills and Experience

  • 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 and small plant
  • Good mechanical and electrical knowledge and understanding
  • Full Valid UK 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 1 year

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