Vehicle Technician - Gillingham Workshop (ME8 0PZ)

Date: 17-Aug-2022

Location: Gillingham (ME), GB, ME8 0PZ

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job Ref: 199560  

We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at Gillingham Workshop on a Permanent contract, with the potential to earn over £50,000 per annum with shift supplements and overtime.

Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take the next step and develop your career?

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.

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 LGV.

We also require you to have a full manual driving licence.

With career progression and development opportunities, you’ll be able to make your mark at Royal Mail. 

With a Basic salary of  £29,411 per annum plus a fleet allowance of £641.76 per annum and a shift allowance of £76.45 per week when working the 13:45 - 22:00 shift, a Royal Mail Technician can expect to earn over £50,000 per including including overtime.

• Four weeks annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more.
• A 34.5 hour working week
• A competitive company pension scheme
• All tools and equipment supplied
• 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
Full time - 34.5 hours per week. Working a 4 day week with a rotational day off each week. (rotating shift pattern; week 1: 06:00 - 15:00, week 2: 13:45 - 22:00)

If you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please click ‘Apply now’.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


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