Trailer Technician / Fitter

  • Job Reference: SWR3476DRT
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2022
  • Recruiter: SPR Trailers
  • Location: Dartford, Kent
  • Salary: £22,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: depending on experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Trailer Technician / Fitters – SPR is a one-stop trailer service provider, carrying out routine trailer maintenance, servicing, and MOT’s, 24/7 Roadside repairs and Quay checking.  We are currently looking for Trailer Technicians / Fitters to join our well-established and reputable team covering Dartford and Purfleet, based from depot in Purfleet.

As a Trailer Technician / Fitter your key responsibilities will include:

  • Cover on-site servicing and breakdowns as required
  • Workshop based preparation of trailers for MOT
  • Attending Roadside breakdowns and repairs/ servicing at our customer sites
  • Abide by the conditions, safe systems of work and Health and Safety
  • Work efficiently, promptly, and responsibly.
  • C+E licence would be advantageous, but training could be given

For the Trailer Technician/ Fitter role you will have relevant engineering/mechanical skills and ideally experience in a similar role, would be advantageous. You will have excellent time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.  You will hold a full driving licence.

As a skilled fitter on offer is salary of around £38,000 per annum depending on experience and overtime (with realistic potential annual earnings of £40,000 +).  Other benefits include:

  • Rostered overtime paid at time and a half
  • All non-rostered overtime paid at double time
  • Holiday pay based on average earnings
  • Enhanced holiday based on length of service
  • Annual performance related bonus

Applicants with less experience are also welcomed and training can be given, however you must have some mechanical experience or training. Trainee fitters with a mechanical background have the opportunity earn around £22,000 - £30,000, depending on experience and overtime.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who invests heavily in modern technology, equipment, and training. Providing an environment where you can develop your skills and technical knowledge to maximise your earning potential.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to apply please forward an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional keywords: trailer, engineering, fitter, mechanic, technician,

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