Van technician - Castleford - £35,000 - £40,000

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Service Engineering
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: ££35000 - £40000 per annum
Contact name: Carl Farrell

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Job ref: CF - 64533_1711108264
Published: about 1 month ago
Van technician - Castleford - £35,000 - £40,000


My client are an industry leader within the Heavy Plant industry, Covering a number of contracts throughout the West Yorkshire

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Castleford area for an experienced Van technician

As a Van Technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and servicing of vans and light commercial vehicles. Your role involves ensuring that vans operate efficiently, safely, and reliably to support transportation needs for businesses and individuals. Below is a detailed job specification outlining the key duties and qualifications for this role:

Key Responsibilities:

Maintenance and Repair: Perform routine maintenance tasks and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and functional issues with vans and light commercial vehicles. This includes inspecting and servicing components such as engines, transmissions, brakes, steering, suspension, and exhaust systems.

Servicing: Conduct scheduled servicing of vans to ensure optimal performance and longevity. This includes changing engine oil, replacing filters, checking fluid levels, inspecting belts and hoses, and performing other preventative maintenance tasks according to manufacturer guidelines.

Diagnostic Work: Utilize diagnostic tools and equipment to troubleshoot complex problems with vans. Analyze symptoms, run diagnostic tests, and identify root causes of issues to facilitate effective repairs.

Parts Replacement: Source and replace worn or damaged parts in vans, including mechanical components, electrical systems, and body panels. Ensure that replacement parts meet quality standards and are compatible with specific vehicle models.

Electrical Work: Perform electrical repairs and maintenance on vans, including wiring, switches, lighting, and electronic systems. Test electrical components for functionality and safety compliance.

Welding and Fabrication: Conduct welding and fabrication tasks to repair or modify van bodywork and chassis components. Use welding equipment and techniques to fabricate new parts, repair metal surfaces, and reinforce structural integrity.

Technical Support: Provide technical assistance and guidance to van drivers, fleet managers, or vehicle owners regarding vehicle operation, maintenance procedures, and safety precautions. Offer recommendations on vehicle usage and maintenance to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime.

Field Service: Conduct on-site repairs and maintenance at customer locations, fleet depots, or roadside assistance situations as needed. Respond to service calls promptly, diagnose problems, and perform repairs efficiently to minimize vehicle downtime.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs performed, parts used, and service history for each van. Complete service reports, work orders, and documentation for billing purposes and compliance with regulations.

Training and Development: Stay informed about the latest advancements in automotive technology, repair techniques, and safety standards. Participate in training programs, workshops, and seminars to enhance technical knowledge and skills.

You must have a history within the Van Technician industry to apply for this position

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