Roadside Patrol / Technician

F1 Personnel
Richmond, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Roadside Patrol / Technician

Location: Richmond

Salary: £27,129 with Guaranteed Overtime £32,000 plus Pension, Uniform, Van & Equipment

OTE £35,000 - £48,000 inclusive of additional Voluntary Overtime and Bonuses

Job-Type: Full-Time

A fantastic opportunity is available for a Roadside Patrol / Technician to join a leading, national Rescue & Recovery organisation. Based from home in Richmond or the surrounding areas, the successful Roadside Patrol / Technician will earn a basic salary + OT salary of £32,000 per annum with OTE of £35,000 - £48,000 and full remuneration and benefits package.

When it comes to rescue and recovery this organisation is a market leader. They are known for providing an excellent service and developing their employees to the same high standard. The successful Roadside Patrol / Technician will join this hardworking and welcoming team. As a Roadside Patrol / Technician your main duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

> Diagnosing and repairing mechanical faults

> Diagnosing and repairing Electrical faults

> Towing broken down vehicles from the roadside to a designated drop off point using the onboard towing equipment (if required)

To be considered for the role you must be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative. The company are especially interested speaking to candidates with at least 1 year's driving experience. In addition, the following key skills and experience are essential:

> Full category B (or BE) driving licence with a maximum of 6 points for minor endorsements and no outstanding DD, DR or CD penalties.

> NVQ2 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or equivalent

> 2-3 years proven experience within a professional mechanic environment (including within a military setting)

> Familiar with electrical, fuel and ignition systems of vehicles as well as multi-meters and other diagnostic equipment

> Confident and personable when talking to customers

> Willing to work by the roadside in all weather conditions

> Empathetic and appreciative of the stressful situation that customers can find themselves in


> Full, paid for, induction training and continued training throughout employment (This does not include technical training). Induction training will be conducted at a central location and will involve staying over in a hotel for up to 5 nights at a time.

> OTE £35,000 - £48,000 plus other benefits (earnings can be higher)

> Pension Scheme

> No more travel to work costs as a fully-equipped company van is provided including the latest diagnostic equipment

> Company and partner discounts

Additional Information:

Roster Pattern: Core

Note: The Core pattern is an annualised 'Demand Led Roster' so shifts can vary and there is no set 'pattern'. Shifts are roster approximately 6-months in advance so Patrols know when they are due to work.

Hours: Average 45 hours per week (inclusive of Guaranteed Overtime); 7-10 hours rostered per day working between 06:00 - 00:00. Additional voluntary overtime is available if required.

Shifts: As above shifts will work on a demand-led roster and will include a combination of days, nights and weekends as part of this flexible roster.

Other Info: Patrols may be able to sign on from their home address or be required to travel to a sign-on point up to 40 minutes from their home.

Vetting: All candidates will be fully vetted once a conditional offer of employment has been signed. Vetting includes employment and character references, criminal records check, proof of right to work and credit & sanctions checks. These are all part the of the company's policies and procedures and relevant for the industry and services that they provide.

If you are interested in the Roadside Patrol / Technician role in any area across the UK and you meet the criteria and specification above, then please apply by submitting a copy of your CV below. We will contact you to discuss your suitability and any vacancies in your area.

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