Vehicle Mechanic

CountryUnited Kingdom
Discipline Vehicle Maintenance
Reference1115
Work SiteFairford
Contact NameOlivia Ward

Job description

M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Vehicle Mechanic to join our team.

The Role

Based in Fairford, UK you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a UK Military base.

Prior Vehicle maintenance experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Vehicle Mechanic, working on a diverse range of military equipment in an exciting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Diagnose, analyse, and troubleshoot vehicle malfunctions and repair problems.
  • Maintaining and repairing company or government vehicles
  • Completing maintenance tickets and repair orders in a timely manner.
  • Dispose of waste materials per regulations and policies/procedures.
  • Stay abreast of latest technology and installation procedures
  • Inspects diagnoses and isolates vehicle and equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots, traces, and locates defects and/or causes of mechanical problems to determine type and extent of necessary repairs.
  • Repairs all assigned vehicles and equipment to ensure they are safe and dependable
  • Repairs lighting systems, sirens, wheel bearings, radiators, heating and air-conditioning systems, springs, hydraulic systems, catalytic converters, and fuel pumps
  • Utilizes on-board computer diagnostic systems and other test equipment in order to test automotive computer control and emission systems; assesses and analyses malfunctions of machinery using microcomputers, calipers, gauges, and other equipment.
  • Interacts with customers to keep them informed of status of vehicles, repairs needed, etc.
  • Inspects and tests equipment for mechanical defects and replaces worn parts.
  • Removes, replaces, adjusts, or cleans defective parts or components
  • Flushes radiators and replaces anti-freeze solutions.
  • Perform oil changes, check fluids, diagnose tread wear, replace batteries and trouble-shoot problems. Performs engine tune-ups.
  • Utilizes appropriate techniques and procedures in accordance with manufacturer's specification in armoring vehicles as directed.
  • Repairs automotive locks
  • Based on assignment independently installs new vehicle equipment, such as radios, sirens, wire cages, lights, etc.
  • Identifies necessary parts, equipment and supplies needed to complete repair or preventative check.
  • Estimates cost and labor time for corrective repairs.
  • Responds to emergency road calls for disabled vehicles and makes minor adjustments or has the vehicle towed for back for repairs.
  • Road tests vehicles during and occasionally upon completion of maintenance/repair work.
Deployment Package and Additional Benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 
  • Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Training given to enhance your skill set.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.