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Light Vehicle Technician - Uddingston G71 6PB

Job description


Light Vehicle Technician – AVC, Bothwell Park Industrial Estate, Uddingston, Glasgow

To work in Armstrong Vehicle Centre’s new workshop facility providing customers with service and repair of cars, vans and light commercials vehicles.  On-site MOT testing for Classes 4-7.  Licence to carry out MOT testing would be preferred but not essential. 



The main purpose of this role is to work closely with the team of technicians to provide customers with service and repair of their cars, vans and light commercial vehicles.  Some HGV vehicle and trailer experience would be preferred but not essential.

The ideal candidate will be trained to NVQ/SVQ Level III and will be competent in prioritising and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated, and trustworthy.



  • Carry out servicing, mechanical and electrical repair; and preventative maintenance to our customer’s vehicles.

  • You will be required to carry out diagnostics and ensure vehicle repaired in compliance with company and legislative requirements

  • Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard

  • Ensure work is completed to the highest standard and work area is cleaned after completing work.

  • Communicate vehicle status through the escalation process, foreman, service reception and the customer

  • Ensure all customers are dealt with promptly, efficiently and courteously

  • Remain up to date with the latest vehicle technology, DVSA inspection standards, changes in MOT legislation and working practices

  • Service and repair of electric vehicles training will be given




  • Min Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in Motor Vehicle Studies

  • MOT licence (preferred but not essential)

  • IT Skills (essential)

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience

  • Some HGV / LCV knowledge would be an advantage

  • UK driving licence

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative & part of a team



  • Permanent, Full-time post working 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays, overtime as and when required.

  • Rate of pay £15.91 per hour/£16.72 for MOT test qualified

  • Free company uniform and PPE

  • Life assurance, pension and Sickness scheme

  • Medical reimbursement

  • Good work environment in new workshop and staff facilities

  • Staff referral scheme

  • On-going training and development



For more information call Kevin Waddell on 01698 802930

or email


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


For postal applications, send to:

HR Department

Wm Armstrong (Longtown) Ltd

Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY

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