Searching for mechanic jobs? Then let us guide you through some of the requirements for the role and what you can expect in a mechanic job position.
A car mechanicwill work on the maintenance and repair of all different types of vehicles. A breakdown of these duties may include
- Preparing for and carrying out MOT tests
- Assessing the condition of a vehicle in between required MOTs
- Identifying mechanical faults in a vehicle's brakes, engine, gears or electrics etc.
- Fitting clutches, springs and brakes
- Testing new vehicles to identify any faults in the mechanics
- Rebuilding engines and gearboxes
- Converting engines to liquid petroleum gas
- Ordering and tuning parts
- Fitting radios and other internal features
- Customising vehicles to the owner’s specifications
- Advising owners on vehicle condition and cost of repairs
- Dealing with fuel problems
- Repairing and fitting tyres
- Servicing and repairing vehicles which have broken down
Duties may vary dependant on the type and size of company but many of the outlined tasks will be conducted at some point for all mechanics especially in the automotive industry.
Most mechanic jobs require the candidate to work around 40 hours per week over a 7 day period as there is always something to be done, especially in this industry where people and businesses are heavily reliant on their own modes of transport.
A trainee or mechanic apprenticeship salary can range between £7,000 - £11,000 depending on age and level of experience. A qualified mechanic can expect between £13,000 and £20,000 per year, and a master technician can expect £20,000+ depending on area of expertise and the size of the company.
So if you like to figure out problems, don’t mind getting your hands dirty and don’t mind working weekends then a mechanic job role is for you. Click here to set up email alerts for our mechanic jobs.
Auto Technical Claims Specialist Position
Based in the Leeds, Bradford area, West Yorkshire.
We are looking to appoint a claims specialist on behalf of our client who is a leading Service provider for the Automotive Industry. This client administers warranty products and services for many of the world’s leading motor manufacturers. The role involves servicing claims enquiries, policy info...
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic Required in Luton. Salary: Up to £26,000 Basic, OTE £28,000 Per Annum Term: Full time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician / Car Mechanic For Automotive Company - Technician Jobs - LutonOur client, a car leasing company in Luton, is currently looking to hire a fully qualified, experienced and profess...
Motorcycle Technician / Mechanic
£20,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience)
Superbike Factory is the UK's largest motorbike specialist with over 500 bikes in stock and are currently looking for an experienced Motorcycle Technician / Mechanic to join our expanding workshop team in Macclesfield.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motorcycle enthusiast to combine ...
Do you want to get paid to ride a Panigale? We have 500 bikes that need riding!
Superbike Factory Ltd is the UK’s largest used motorcycle dealership based in Macclesfield and due to the continued success and growth of the business, we are now looking for a PDI Motorcycle Mechanic to join our expanding team.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading company where you will be wo...
An opportunity has arisen for a Automotive Technician/Mechanic to join a highly successful & well established Motoring Group.
In this role you will be working in a busy Workshop with other Technicians carrying out all aspects of vehicle diagnostics, servicing & repairs.
The successful candidate must be highly motivated & prepared to complete tasks within the required time & to a...
ARE YOU A FULLY QUALIFIED VEHICLE TECHNICIAN LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE?
OPPORTUNITY TO WORK FOR PRESTIGE MAIN DEALER NEAR SOUTHAMPTON
PACKAGE IS TAILORED TO THE INDIVIDUAL - VERY COMPETITIVE!
My client, a busy prestige main dealer in Southampton, is looking for a qualified Vehicle Technician to join their existing, experienced team. You will be a skilled technician who is trained to ...
Vehicle Technician - Staffordshire
Our Client, a well-respected dealership group, is looking for an experienced Vehicle Technician to join their busy Service Department in the Stafford area.
Basic Salary to be in line with market expectations ( negotiable with relevant experience and brand accreditation ) plus efficiency bonus / overtime, OTE circa 30K+
Based in a busy workshop env...
Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for a their first Tyre technician to join a busy and expanding workshop team. The role requires 40 hours per week, from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., Monday to Friday, plus you will be expected to work alternate Saturdays between the hours of 8.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m.
· Responsible f...
Inchcape UK have been awarded No.1 in 'The Sunday Times Best Big Company to Work For' 2016Do you want to join in our success?Master Technician - VW Macclesfield
As a Vehicle Technician/Mechanic you will be always thinking of how to achieve the highest standards in customer service, whilst ensuring that safety and quality are top of mind. A Vehicle Technician/Mechanic has technica...
Experienced & fully skilled MOT *Technician* required for busy and established garage in Marden, Kent.Skilled vehicle technician required full time, working as a team in a prestige garage in a bright clean workshop, competent use of diagnostic equipment, working with a systematic approach, completion of job cards, service reports.Salary dependant on experience: Circa £20-30,000.00 /year
Are you a driven, enthusiastic and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? Can you deliver work class customer service?
If the answer is yes to the above then we want to hear from you! Our AUDI Dealership in Hatfield is looking to recruit a new Technician.
About the position
The successful candidate for our Te...
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Technician / Motor Mechanic Required in North Suffolk. Salary: Up to £22,000 Basic, OTE £28,000 Per Annum Term: Full time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician / Motor Mechanic Required For Car Dealership - North SuffolkOur client, a Prestige Franchise Car Dealer in the Suffolk area is currently looking to hire a fully qu...
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic Required in Basingstoke. Salary: Up to £25,000 Basic, OTE £32,000 Per Annum Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic Required for Main Car Dealership - Technician Jobs - BasingstokeOur Client, an Independent Car Dealership in the Basingstoke area is currently looking to hire ...
Mobile Service Mechanic HGV Trailers - Rugby
Salary Negotiable - depending on experience
Our client is a leader in the field of HGV Trailers and operates from more than 70 locations across the UK and Europe.
They invest heavily in new modern technology and training of their people, so it offers the ideal environment to improve your skills and develop your technical knowledge.
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Technician / Car Mechanic Required in Croydon. Salary: Up to £25,000 Basic, OTE £31,000 Per Annum Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician / Car Mechanic Required For Prestige Main Dealer - Technician Jobs CroydonAutomotive Diagnostic Vehicle Technician / Garage Mechanic Required in Croydon.Our client a prest...
Technician Required in OxfordshireOxfordshire£25k-£28k Mon- Fri 8.30am- 5.00pm Alternate Sat 8.30am- 12.30pm Our client are looking for an experienced Technician to join their main car dealership in the Oxfordshire area. As an experienced and fully qualified technician within the automotive industry you will be used to working to main dealer standard, completing job cards and workin...
Vehicle Technician required in Crawley.Full time.OTE £30,000 depending on level of experience.You will receive 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) which will increase to 30 days with 3 years service.Full development training is provided by the group.We are pleased to offer a fantastic opportunity to an experienced and qualified Technician looking for a new position within the Motor ...
Master Support Technician Required for a Diagnostic Centre in OxfordSalary £35,000-£40,000 Dependant on ExperienceMonday- Friday 9.00am-5.30pm or 8.00am- 4.30pm37.5 Hour WeekThe main purpose of this role is to provide technical support via telephone and electronic methods for customers requiring information, instruction, advice or support related to the use of a diagnostic tool or t...
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Vehicle Technician / Mechanic required in Bradford. Salary Up to £20,500 Basic, OTE £25,000 Per Annum Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician / Garage Mechanic For Automotive Main Car Dealership - BradfordWe are currently seeking to recruit a fully qualified Vehicle Technician / Mechanic to join our clients Motor Tr...