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Caravan Motorhome Technician Vacancy

£36,400.00 per year – opportunity to earn…

Email CV & covering letter to:

service@bristolcaravans.com

Fancy a change?

If you are technical and enjoy the satisfaction of pleasing customers after a job well done, this may be the job for you!

If you are a Monday morning moaner, please DO NOT apply, we are looking for a positive person to join our enthusiastic team.

You are probably working for a car/light commercial/motorhome/caravan dealership or independent workshop and you want more, want to be challenged and to feel valued as part of a successful team, where someone says “thank you” for your work.

We are a small, growing caravan/motorhome dealership, starting in 2012 we now help over 1,000 customers with their caravans, motorhomes and camper vans.

As a result of customer loyalty and continued growth we are looking to strengthen our workshop team and currently seek a caravan / motorhome technician to assist in our busy workshop. The successful candidate will enjoy a rewarding long-term career, with on going training, we want to deliver the best customer experience in the industry.

We are already trained and approved by industry brands including: AWS NCC, ALKO, ALDE, Thetford, Dometic, Whale, Adria, MA-VE. You are already or aspire to be at this level.
Ideally you already have experience in the Motorhome & Caravan industry or a similar environment. City & Guilds or NCC Qualifications are an advantage and the ideal candidate will be ACOP/LPG registered and 230v electrical qualified. A full clean driving licence is also required for this position.

This role will also suit a Mobile Caravan Engineer, Workshop Vehicle Technician, Vehicle Mechanic or Mechanical Fitter who wishes to transfer to a warm, dry, clean, well lite workshop with free tea & coffee. If transferring in from another sector, you will be keen to gain the relevant qualifications within the Motorhome and Caravan industry through our company.

The role will include a wide variety of duties including:
Assisting the team by carrying out service and repair work to a high standard.
Motorhome Habitation service.
Motorhome Engine/Chassis service.
Caravan full service.
LPG gas, water and electrical system servicing, diagnosis and repairs.
Competently fitting hydraulic self levelling systems.
Fault diagnosis and repair to appliances, system and equipment as needed.
Follow instructions and use initiative to overcome complications.
To record and report all service, faults, repairs correctly to ensure compliance and audit trail.

To promote and maintain good relations with customers, maintaining standards and promoting the good image of the company.
To provide telephone & face-to-face technical support when required.
Demonstrating completed works to customers.

To comply with all aspects of health and safety good practice.
Attend workshops and training as and when required.
General fault finding and repairs to 12v, mains 230v electrics, plumbing, heating, LPG.
Warranty diagnosis and repairs.
Carpentry rebuilds and insurance repairs.
Re-sealing and damp repairs.
Accessory fits, examples: solar panels, motor movers, bike racks, awnings, reverse cameras and TV aerials, motorhome towbars, lithium batteries.
Estimating time and parts required to complete repairs.

The Person:
You are a caring person, who is aligned to our culture of:
“How can I help” & “Do the right thing”
You possess a “can do” attitude and an enthusiasm to develop your position further as time progresses.
You have superb attention to detail, you hate untidy working, you have an organised mentality and will be physically fit, reliable, hardworking, have a positive attitude, able to work as part of our friendly team or use your own initiative.
You will be an experienced multi-skilled technician.
You think ahead, anticipating the tools and parts required to complete a repair.
Presentable, personable and able to represent the company when speaking to customers.
Motivated to work unsupervised with the ability to work to job times and deadlines.
You understand that a workshop role is based on selling time.
A flexible approach to your work.
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to keep calm and collected in challenging situations.
You must hold a full, current, UK Driving license.
You must have your own hand tools.
Languages – must be fluent in English and be able to write competently.
IT – You must be able to use company systems / tablets / PC to capture data and report or jobs.
Excellent verbal communication skills – have the ability to convey information verbally to fellow team members and customers.
Stable under pressure – react well to change and stay positive despite setbacks.
Able to work as part of a team.
Able to adapt to the company’s needs in the way we deliver our service.
Reliable and take pride in the quality of your work.

Ideally:
You have current or previous experience as a Habitation Technician within a caravan or motorhome dealership.
Preferably 3 years’ experience within the industry with the following:
LPG gas qualification (ACOPS) or alt. Gas certification
12v & 230v Experience including fault finding.
City & guilds Service engineers’ qualification.
NCC Electrical Inspection & Test.
NCC LV/ELV Systems, Equipment & Circuits
Electrical 17th or 18th edition papers.

In the first instance we are looking for a fully skilled technician who can “hit the ground running”.
That said, we are looking for friendly, confident and capable individuals who can deal with all kinds of problems under pressure and remain professional at all times.
We are open to applications from alternative sectors, who have the attitude and energy to transfer, and are multi skilled with experience in motor trade, engineering, plumbing, carpentry or electronics. In these cases training will be provided as necessary.

Hours of work are full time. Flexibility and over-time will be required around busier times of the year.
The salary is negotiable depending on experience, you will have a full clean driving licence (no drink driving endorsements).

Package
We will offer an extremely competitive salary for the right candidate including a fair/rewarding workshop bonus scheme. Starting basic can be discussed depending on your qualifications, experience and skill level.

This role has a current OTE (opportunity to earn) £36,400/Yr.

Based on basic salary, bonus and overtime.
Basic £14.00/ hour + Bonus of £1.20 per hour sold, + Over-time. Dependant on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays), Govt. Pension, Free branded uniform.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a company who will offer a rewarding and progressive career.

This is a full time, permanent position with an immediate start date available.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8.00 – 17.00 winter hours. 8.00 – 17.30 summer hours with Saturday mornings on a rolling rota.

If you fancy joining a great little company, where you will be noticed, you will make a difference internally and to our customers, and wish to develop your skills and experience further, please get in touch.
To apply for this role and find out more details, please email your CV to:

service@bristolcaravans.com

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £36,400.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Full COVID-19 precautions, including: UV light vehicle key sanitisation, vehicle sanitisation with Steri-7, 2x weekly Covid tests, masks when with customers inside, latex gloves.

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