Vehicle Technician/MOT Tester

Our busy automotive shop has a brilliant opportunity that has arisen for a vehicle technician to join our successful garage.

£25,000 – £35,000 a year + BONUS (Depending on experience) + Pension

Job type
Permanent, 8:30 – 17:30 (No Saturdays)

GT Service Harrogate have an exciting opportunity for a new member to join our friendly workshop team. GT Service is a very professional, well run proactive garage covering main dealer level diagnostics for BMW, Mini, VAG, Mercedes and JLR. We pride ourselves in getting work completed efficiently and professionally. Our workshop is modern, and we always update our workshop with any new tools or equipment. You can view our workshop on our website video. We are looking to expand and grow the business where the new member of the team will play an integral part of the growth.

We take care and motivate our technicians which is key to delivering a great customer experience and therefore, as a new member of our technical team you’ll receive the same level of care and respect as our customers. We offer great opportunities to earn more, an industrial based holiday package, pension scheme and a smart uniform will be provided. Our workshop mentality is professional, relaxed and very team orientated with no targets, we simply get the work done efficiently and effectively, no job is too small for us and our team.

We are constantly preparing for the future and your continued training will enable you to grow with the industry and become the best technician you can be. We offer industry leading training in electric vehicles and are a very proactive garage where we are always looking to the future and the training of our staff.

Vehicle Technician Job Description

We have a wealth of knowledge on all our main brand cars to pass on to our new team members and for them to bring knowledge to us. Experience in a main dealer or prestige independent setting would be preferred with an understanding of workshop and time management to complete the jobs we have in the most efficient time possible. You will learn all the manufacturers main dealer level diagnostics we have available, and we are looking to add to this all the time. The owner has a level 4 qualification in electric vehicle certification with over 20 years’ experience to pass on. We would look for enthusiasm and a desire to learn in this forever evolving industry.

We work mainly on prestige cars such as BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mini, VAG. We will work on many other makes of cars, so a broad knowledge is essential and ideally with experience on prestige marques.

We always run our workshop with serious professionalism and a light-hearted atmosphere amongst the team. New challenges arise everyday for us to learn more and provide more to our excellent customer base. You will work with our team to add your knowledge and experience to them. A good mechanical knowledge of the most complex work is needed to include but not restricted to timing belts, clutches, gearboxes, in depth engine and electrical diagnosis with correct fault finding at the heart of what we do. As well as normal day to day work such as servicing, MOT checks, brakes, suspension etc.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Management of the workshop diary system on the workshop systems to enter faults for the office to work through. A high I.T level is not essential as training will be given but a basic understanding is preferred.
  • Be approachable and demonstrate good people skills
  • Be committed to high quality workmanship
  • Want to learn and better yourself with training
  • Carry out all mechanical work to a high standard.
  • Be able to work independently or as a team to a high standard.
  • Carry out fault finding to a high standard and to demonstrate the cause of the fault.

Skills and Experience

  • Have a good education level and good experience in the industry with main dealer or independent garages from a few years experience to MOT Trained with more experience.
  • Have your own hand tools
  • Wish to progress your career and learn new skills as the industry develops
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ workshop experience in the automotive industry is necessary.
  • Have experience with prestige manufacturers with a focus on German and JLR products but not essential.
  • MOT trained ideally but not essential.
  • A good ability to work independently or in a team when needed with an excellent understanding of motor mechanics
  • Be able to communicate work required to our office staff in a clear manner.
  • Above all you will need to be a motivated team player that is inspired to learn and focus on delivering high quality workmanship.

If you appreciate those qualities and feel that you are a suitable candidate, then please do not hesitate in applying

Once your application has been reviewed, we will contact you to discuss this exciting opportunity within our friendly forward-thinking company.

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The GT Service promise

We have courtesy cars (collection and delivery) while you wait for services.
We guarantee to be up to 50% cheaper than the main dealer network.
Your warranty will NOT be affected if you use us.
We take on any work, big or small.
We won’t be beaten on price against any other garage.

MOT Testing

At GT Service Harrogate we offer a full MOT check where we will prepare your car for its MOT.

Our MOT trained technicians use the latest equipment to complete the MOT for you, and any work required to reach the standard for a vehicle to pass its MOT (including tyres, brakes, suspension and steering problems), and this can usually be done the same day too!

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GT Service is the genuine alternative to the main dealer network