Vehicle Technician

  • Job Reference: 306515
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Employer: Royal Mail Group
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  • Location: Warrington (WA5 3UY), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description


Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take the next step and develop your career? Are you a vehicle technician who is looking for a fresh challenge and would like experience working in a commercial vehicle environment? Is so, Royal Mail is the place for you!


LCV-HGV training program. Royal Mail maintains a range of vans/trucks and trailers and we welcome applications from those willing to develop their skills. If your working background is mainly in the light vehicle sector Royal Mail will provide inhouse and external training to help develop your career in the HGV industry, including MOT inspection standards, LOLAR regulations training and vehicle diagnostics training

We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at our North West Hub, Warrington Workshop on a permanent contract, with the potential to earn between £50,000 - £70,000 per annum.

Salary: £35,364 per annum. A shift allowance of £78.00 per week when working the 13:00 - 21:30 shift. 
Saturday and Sunday working is 1 in 3 weeks (1 Saturday in 3 weeks and 1 Sunday in 3 weeks)  e.g. Monday and Tuesday off then working Wednesday to Sunday.

A weekend supplement for Saturday (£50 per attendance) and Sunday (£100 per attendance) is applicable.
A Royal Mail Technician can expect to earn between £50,000 - £70,000 per annum including overtime.
You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1500


Working Hours:   Full time - 39.5 hours per week. Rotating 3 week shift pattern; weeks 1 & 2 : working between 06:00 - 14:00, week 3: working between 13:00 - 21:30



22.5 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more, rising with service
A competitive company pension scheme
A great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK
Modern workshop facilities and equipment
PPE and image clothing (including overalls and steel toe capped boots) supplied
Annual training and development plan provided
Development and progression opportunities into management structure


The Role

With a Fleet of over 49,000 vehicles, meeting the challenge of maintaining our vehicles is a real team effort. With the opportunity to work on a range of makes and models of vehicle, there couldn't be a better time to join Royal Mail as a Vehicle Technician.


We are looking for professional vehicle technicians to perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on a range of vehicle, trailers and mechanical equipment operated by Royal Mail Group. As a team player who takes real pride in their work, you'll be prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the job is done effectively.


As an experienced technician you will have your own personal toolkit equipped to undertake routine maintenance and repair of light/heavy vehicles. Specialist tooling and equipment will be provided for common use by everyone within the workshop.


Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3 in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification) and have proven (via CV) experience of working on a wide range of vehicles for example LCV/LGV.  We also require you to have a full manual driving licence (LGV preferred with trailer experience but not essential). 


With career progression and development opportunities, you'll be able to make your mark at Royal Mail. If you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please click Apply now'.