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Workshop Technician


Job description

Job Overview

We are currently seeking a Technician to join our busy Forest & Groundcare servicing and Hire department. The successful candidate will be competent in the service, repair and testing of equipment.

Key Responsibilities

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

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

• Diagnose faults and diligently undertake all core and other trade works, as instructed, ensuring that the quality of work meets the highest standards and that targets are achieved.

• Ensure that components are available so that jobs can proceed as directed

• Complete equipment pre-delivery inspections completed as necessary

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

• 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

• 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, 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

• Employee discount

• Death in service benefit

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holiday after 1 year

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