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Vehicle Technician

Armstrong Vehicle Centre, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY


At WM Armstrong, we pride ourselves on our safe working environment, our excellent culture of teamwork and our strong family values.

We are currently looking for Qualified Vehicle Technicians to join our AVC team in Longtown. We are happy to consider applications from those with skills in Light or Heavy Good Vehicles (LGV or HGV).

In this customer-facing role you will ensure all our AVC customers receive top quality service. As a qualified technician you will carry out servicing, mechanical and electrical repair, and preventative maintenance to a wide range of vehicles. You will be skilled with strong and up-to-date technical knowledge used to carry out diagnostics and ensure vehicle repaired in compliance with company and legislative requirements. This role offers great career development with the opportunity to add to and develop your qualifications with continuous on the job and external training opportunities.

To be successful in this role, you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with internal stakeholders and external customers daily. You pay attention to detail, and you are passionate about staying at the top of your game. An HGV/LGV licence would be advantageous but is not essential. We would also invite applications from anyone who is currently working their way towards full qualifications, we can consider how we can support you with your training and ensure you get competitive rates of pay during your training getting you on to the full rates as soon as possible.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

In return we offer a permanent role on a variable day/backshift, dayshift is Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, backshift is Monday to Friday 11am to 9pm.

The role offers very competitive rates of pay, with potential earnings of up to £60,000. With a basic day rate @£18.50ph, after 5pm this can rise to £21.27ph. Overtime is available outside of core rostered hours of 42.5 hours paid at enhanced rates of 1.5 x basic rate, with Sundays and Bank Holiday working paying 2 x basic rate. There is an on-call requirement with the role as per an agreed rota, with renumeration associated with this.

Our employees also enjoy access to excellent benefits such as life assurance and pension schemes.

Please call Stuart Clifford on 01228 791242 for more information.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the online application form at Wm Armstrong Group Careers. You can, if you wish, send your CV with a covering letter by email to or for postal applications, post to: HR Department, Wm Armstrong Ltd, Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY.

If you have not received a response from us within four weeks of submitting your application to us, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion as unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all candidate applications as we would wish. We reserve the right to close vacancies at any time once we have received sufficient applications, we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.


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