Diagnostic Vehicle Technician

Edinburgh, Scotland
£24000 - £36000 per annum
12 Dec 2016
09 Jan 2017
IGL Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Diagnostic Vehicle Technician within a state of the art facility located in Edinburgh.

As a Diagnostic Vehicle Technician you'll be working with an industry leader and have fantastic benefits such as;

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Access to state of the art machinery.
  • A negotiable salary depending on experience and skill set, that increases exponentially year on year.
  • A clear progression path with opportunities for further more technical qualifications.

Our client has established themselves as a multi-site business on both the car sales and diagnostic repair side of the marketplace. Their business has grown almost exponentially in recent years, which has allowed them to invest in a state of the art facility, along with expert technicians and salespeople. As a "diagnostic vehicle technician" with them, you'll have a job for life in a fantastic working environment.

Key tasks and responsibilities of the Diagnostic Vehicle Technician include;

  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
  • Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analysing equipment, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Review work orders and discuss with direct superior.
  • Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Confer with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.
  • Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
  • Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
  • Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
  • Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels.
  • Repair radiator leaks.
  • Repair manual and automatic transmissions.
  • Repair or replace shock absorbers.
  • Align vehicles' front ends.
  • Rebuild parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.

The Diagnostic Vehicle Technician will Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Good time management and the ability to coordinate with colleagues is important to fulfill the role along with ones own self assessment.

If you feel that any or all of the above describe you, then click Apply Now

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