Vehicle Mechanic in Longford at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Longford
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/2/2019

Job Description

Vehicle Mechanic

Location: London Heathrow Airport

Salary: Basic salary of £29,712.36, plus £5,354 shift pay, plus £700 contractual bonus, plus the potential for an attendance bonus

Hours of Work: Rotating shift pattern across a 7-day working week, with a mix of early and late shifts

About the Company:

Our client is a successful ground handler based at London Heathrow Airport and operating on behalf of many different airlines.  They believe that their outstanding customer service and professionalism makes them the leading handling agent at Heathrow.

As part of their continued development, they are recruiting professional and enthusiastic individuals to join their busy and dynamic GSE vehicle maintenance team. This full-time position is available immediately.

Vehicle Mechanic Responsibilities:

Duties include being responsible for keeping the ground service equipment (GSE) fleet operational. The work involves dealing with breakdowns and repairs, also scheduled servicing and maintenance. Experienced candidates will be preferred.  An awareness of health and safety and safe working practices is very important, although full training is provided.

Vehicle Mechanic Requirements:


  • City & Guilds/NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or equivalent qualification
  • Plant or heavy goods vehicle training
  • Full UK Driving Licence (max 3 points)
  • LGV UK Driving Licence an advantage
  • Proof of the right to work in the UK
  • Experience of both diesel and electric vehicles, hydraulics and welding
  • Excellent diagnostic and repair skills
  • Experience of a busy workshop -

Vehicle Mechanic Benefits:


  • Salary package comprises basic salary of £29,712.36, plus £5,354 shift pay, plus £700 contractual bonus, plus the potential for an attendance bonus.
  • Competitive Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Overtime is available

If you think that you are suitable for this Vehicle Mechanic role, please apply now!

Successful applicants will be required to provide checkable and reliable references (education and/or employment) for the last 5 years and will be required to provide references to cover any gaps in employment. You will be required to complete a basic criminal record check (both UK and overseas).