Vehicle Technician

Date: 5 Jun 2024

Location: Glasgow, GB, G21 1AZ

Company: Royal Mail Group

We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at Glasgow Workshop on a permanent contract, with the potential to earn over £50,000 per annum.

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!

Salary: £35,364 per annum plus a shift allowance of £78.00 per week when working the 13:30 - 22:00 shift.  Weekend working will be required on rotational basis once every 3 weeks. A weekend supplement for Saturday (£50 per attendance) and Sunday (£100 per attendance).  Permanent Night shift also available which attracts a shift allowance of £117 per week making earnings over £41,000 per annum.


A Royal Mail Technician can expect to earn £37,540 per annum excluding overtime.  Overtime is paid at 1.25 x the hourly rate.


Average earning for a technician in this workshop with overtime is between £50-£55k per annum.


A permanent Night Shift is also available working 5 nights over 7, attracting an allowance of £117.00 per week.


You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1500


Contract Type: ​Permanent  


Working Hours:  ​Full time​ - ​39.5​ hours per week, working 5 days over 7. (rotating shift pattern; week 1: 06:00 - 14:30, week 2: 10:00 - 18:30 and week 3: 13:30 - 22:00)



• 22.5 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) on entry, with the option to purchase more, rising with service
• A 39.5 hour working week (excluding meal breaks)
• 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's


We also require you to have a full manual driving licence (LGV preferred with trailer experience).


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’.


Job Reference: 305393


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