Vehicle Maintenance Technician – Covering Coryton/Cranbrook

Vehicle Maintenance Technician – Covering Coryton/Cranbrook

Job Description

Vehicle Maintenance Technician – To cover Coryton & Cranbrook

Salary c£44k pa, DOE, London Weighting allowance, if eligible and excellent benefits

Keeping our Customers Safe, Warm, Working and Informed is what we strive for at Calor.

Calor Gas are looking to recruit a proactive and engaging Vehicle Maintenance Technician to cover both our Coryton and Cranbrook sites.

Based from Cranbrook and equipped with a van and tools, you will be required to carry out maintenance, repairs and modification work on our fleet of vehicles and trailers and provide technical support, from fault analysis through to completion.

You need to be able to produce technical work to the highest standards and in line with strict Health & Safety requirements for equipment, machines and tools. It calls for initiative, a meticulous approach and an in-depth knowledge of vehicles, trailers, workshop plant and equipment. You must also have the organisational skills to maintain clear documentation, records and to meet deadlines.

Your responsibilities:

  • Carry out general maintenance repair work on the company’s fleet of vehicles and trailers between our Coryton and Cranbrook sites.
  • Ensure all vehicles are in safe working order.
  • Carry out all repairs to the highest standards.
  • Carry out in-depth engineering work and diagnostics.
  • Be able to operate individually or within a close team.
  • Carry out all repairs in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation and company policy.
  • Operate all relevant equipment, machines and tools safely.
  • Complete associated documentation

We would like you to:

  • Be educated to City & Guilds standard in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline is essential.
  • Have experience as an HGV Mechanic working within a similar position.
  • Holding an HGV C+E licence Class 1 and a current ADR is preferred but not essential.
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of vehicles, trailers, workshop plant and equipment.
  • Can resolve mechanical / electrical / pneumatic problems.
  • Ability to multitask and achieve key deadlines.
  • Demonstrate rigorous fault-finding skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Be able to work under pressure.

In Return, we Offer:

  • 25 days annual leave increasing with length of service, plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Single Private Medical Insurance cover, opportunity to add Family at discounted rate.
  • ERs Pension contribution 4.5% for first 2 years and 7.5% after 2 years.
  • 4x salary life assurance cover from day 1.
  • Income protection 50% of salary after 2 years.
  • Market leading retailer discount scheme with major retailers.

Please note – The site works on a 3 week rotating shift, which is inclusive of a week of late’s and an on call element. You must be able to accommodate this style of shift pattern.

Initial training will take place at the Calor Coryton site.

If this sounds like you, please apply by clicking the link below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

If you want to see more about our benefits and the business, please visit our Careers page – https://about-us/careers

To be considered for the above opportunity you must be eligible to live and work in UK and hold a full driving licence that is valid for you to drive in the UK.

At Calor, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered. We believe that our differences make us stronger, and embracing diversity is not only the right thing to do, but it also drives innovation and success.

We understand that building an inclusive business is an ongoing journey, and we are dedicated to continually learning, evolving, and challenging ourselves to create a more equitable and inclusive future. We encourage all members of our community to join us on this journey, as we firmly believe that diversity and inclusion are essential for a better, brighter tomorrow.

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