Circa £40,000
40 hours per week, to be worked Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm with 1hr unpaid break each day.
About the vacancy

COOMBES requires a Mechanic on a full-time permanent basis to support the safe, efficient and effective operations of our Yard and Workshop. This varied role would suit experienced Mechanic who is keen to expand their knowledge and develop in their career.

Typical duties include:

• Routine service, maintenance and repairs of our fleet vehicles

• Conducting vehicle/plant services and inspections, repairing/replacing damaged/worn parts

• Attend breakdowns across south-central England, diagnosing and repairing faults

• Maintain the inventory of equipment and machinery

• Receive and book-in deliveries of equipment/tools

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, hold qualification/s in mechanics and have a full driving licence. Experience of working with hydraulics, auto electrics or of plant maintenance would be advantageous, but COOMBES is committed to providing training and professional development to colleagues who reflect the ethos and values of our Company.  

Applicants must be confident working with various tools, have a strong work ethic and a good working knowledge of health and safety practices.  You will take pride in your work, complete tasks to a high standard and be a self-motivated team member who can work both independently and as part of a team.

Building good working relationships with clients and colleagues, you will have a methodical approach to solving problems and have excellent attention to detail. To succeed in this role, you will need to proactively keep up to date with changing technology, follow procedures and ensure all paper and digital records are completed accurately, within set timeframes.

This role can be physically demanding and some tasks will be at heights. You will be required to work outside from time to time, so you must be happy to work in all that the British weather has to offer!

We offer the right candidate a competitive package and opportunities for your professional development.

For this role, our benefits and perks include:

• Competitive, fair pay

• Company Pension scheme

• Performance related annual bonus

• Training opportunities for personal and professional development,

• Employee Assistance programme providing mental health, physical health, legal and financial support.

• Access to 24/7 online GP service for you and your family

• Rewards & vouchers for restaurants, shopping days out and more.

• Opportunity to support our Social Value objectives with community volunteering and fundraising.

General Data Protection Regulations
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). As part of our recruitment processes, COOMBES collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Sending us your CV for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment. Your data is not used in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process. We will keep your CV onour records for 6 months after the closing date, at which point it will be destroyed.

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