Vehicle Technician

Date: 21 May 2024

Location: Leeds, GB, LS10 1RZ

Company: Royal Mail Group

Do you want to Join the largest Fleet operator in the country an iconic brand for over 500 years with 130,000 employees, a company that will support you to take the next step and develop your career?


We are now recruiting Vehicle Technicians at Leeds Workshop on a permanent contract, with the potential to earn up to £70k. If you want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, please click ‘Apply now’.


LCV or HGV Technicians 


Salary: £35,364 per annum plus a Late shift allowance of £78.00 per week, when working the late shift ending at 22:00pm.  Overtime available and the average earning for a technician in this workshop with overtime is between £55,000 - £70,000 per annum. You may be eligible for a Welcome Bonus of £1500 


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!


Contract Type: ​Permanent  


Working Hours:  ​Full time​ - ​39.5​ hours per week excluding meal breaks. Working 5 days between Monday to Sunday.  Weekend Allowances applicable (£50 Saturday and £100 Sunday)


Week 1 – Tuesday to Saturday. 07:00 – 15:24  (Saturday hours 06:00 – 14:24) 
Saturday attracts a £50 supplement
Week 2 - Sunday 06:00 - 13:36 and Monday - Thursday 13:36 - 22:00  This shift attracts an allowance of £15.60 a day (£78 per week)
Sunday attracts a £100 supplement
Week 3 – Monday to Friday. 07:00 – 15:24.



• 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


Company Benefits
You can purchase a car, bike, home technology or mobile phone, or choose from a range of health benefits and insurance products. You make regular payments from your salary, and so could save on tax.  


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• Annual training and development plan provided
• Development and progression opportunities into management roles
• 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


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 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 for Heavy Technicians)


Looking forward to receiving your application, Good Luck!


Job Reference: 306883


Royal Mail are proud of our diverse employee network groups and the active role they play to support belonging and encourage a positive work environment. We are firmly committed to inclusion and passionate about our people representing the communities we serve. 


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