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Service Technician


Job description

Job Overview

We are looking to recruit a Service Technician to join our Aberdeen Branch and run a busy workshop. The successful candidate will need to have good mechanical and technical knowledge and be capable of managing their own workload and changing priorities. 

Key Responsibilities

Equipment pre-delivery inspections completed as necessary.

• Equipment service, diagnosis, repair and/or test completed as scheduled to departmental and Company standards.

• Hire equipment to be inspected and maintained.

• Cost up customers repair with parts, labour.

• Ensure general workshop tidiness.

• Ensure the general security of tools, plant and equipment and of workshop areas.

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

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

• Provide standard guidance and advice to junior colleagues through on the job training where applicable.

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

• To be responsible for any assigned vehicle maintenance checks daily, reporting defects or similar to the line manager as soon as possible.

• Be available and responsible for emergency calls during working hours for any work as instructed.

Skills and Experience

• Experience in 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines, lawnmowers, ground care, professional golf equipment and quad bikes etc. preferred.

• Good mechanical and technical knowledge and understanding.

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

• Have a current valid driving licence.

• Working knowledge of relevant systems, equipment and processes.

• Good understanding of relevant regulations and procedures including Health and Safety requirements.

• The ability to work on their own, and to make decisions relevant to the successful outcome and conclusion of the equipment servicing, repair and test processes.

• Be I.T. literate and have good analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.


• Pension scheme

• Death in Service Scheme

• Employee discount

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holiday after one year

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