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Motor Vehicle Technician


up to £27.500

Reference: 21471 SP

Motor Vehicle Technician


Up to £27,500 depending on skills and experience, with company bonus and benefits

Welcome to Northgate Vehicle Hire - Darlington

Working in Northgate will be a unique experience in your career to date.

Darlington is a workshop only, the only one in the country, making it a unique place to work. As such they are responsible for the refurbishment of De-fleeted vehicles selected for Retail sales. Darlington is also responsible for reducing Vehicles Off Road and vehicle downtime within the Stockton cluster which helps support Vehicles On Hire growth. Darlington also maintains Norflex, Auxillis and staff vehicles. We are looking for 2 Motor Vehicle Technicians, one being an MOT tester too.

With a small team of 7 Darlington is an integral part of our business, alongside providing regional workshop support of other Northgate sites and large corporate fleet clients in the area.

At Northgate we have a passion for service and all our team have an admiration for world famous brands we work with, including Mercedes, Ford and Vauxhall. The collective appreciation in the quality of their designs, technology and engineering. The immense satisfaction of giving all customers an exceptional experience, all with anticipation of excitement about the future and what it holds in the light commercial vehicle sector.

We are the future of vehicle rental

We need your technical knowhow to combine with our supply partners state-of-the-art technology – this makes us an unbeatable combination. As you would expect we are using manufacturer diagnostic technology in all our workshops. Our aim is to ensure our customer vehicles get back on the road where they belong as quickly as possible, allowing our customer to keep their promises.

We will provide training, both in house via our technical training business partners, and through the various manufacturers we work with. We want to work with you to build a long and successful career with Northgate.

The Role

Using your technical knowledge to work on the electrical and mechanical systems for a range of light commercial vehicles, we can promise that every day will be packed with variety. You will use the diagnostic equipment to get to the root cause of faults, carry out technical maintenance, repair or replace parts, perform preventive maintenance and MOT preparation.


You will be Level 2/3 qualified and have spent time served in the automotive sector or similar environment. A full driving licence is essential. We also expect you to be a team player who’s continually focused on the needs of customers.


We want to help fulfil your ambition and your hard work will be rewarded with:

• Salary up to £27,500 per annum, depending on experience

• Technician team bonus up to £2,400 per annum

• Company recognition scheme

• 31 days holiday (including bank holidays) & 1 Birthday day holiday

• Tools insurance

• Approved overtime paid at x 1.5

• Company pension

• Life Assurance

• Employee benefits and assistance programme

If you would love to join our amazing team in Glasgow as a Motor Vehicle Technician, we encourage you to find out more. Apply today

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