Workshop Mechanic

United Kingdom, Hammersmith
01 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Defence, Policing
Job Type
Workshop Mechanic

Hammersmith, London

Up to £36,000 plus car and benefits

Here at Serco we are recruiting for a commercial automotive Service Technician / Workshop Mechanic who will be required to repair, maintain, inspect all Serco commercial vehicles within our fleet maintenance facilities. Working in accordance with Driver Vehicle and Standards Agency guidelines you will complete diagnostic tests using manual tools and technological devices, and work with clients and co-workers to establish a timeframe for the completion of each inspection or repair.

You'll also be involved in:

  • Consulting contract CPC holders, ensuring safety inspections are planned, identify vehicle faults and repairs as necessary
  • Conducting vehicle test drives after repairs have been completed to ensure roadworthiness
  • Ensuring workshop equipment is serviceable, tested and maintained, and operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety measures.
  • Ensuring all inspection and repair documentation, either manually or electronically, after work, has been completed on the vehicle.

What you need to do the job

You will need to have a full industry recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Level 3) and you will need to hold a LGV Driving Licence and Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence, and be able to demonstrate good welding skills. Experience with Refuse Vehicles is highly desirable.

You will naturally be experienced in maintaining large fleets and be comfortable in proactively engaging with a variety of customers to improve relationships for long-term value.

You will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and be able to articulate to a number of stakeholders effectively, at all seniority levels. We are looking for strongly value led individuals with excellent judgement and decision making skills, who are highly resilient individuals capable of being challenged.

Please note you maybe required to work outside of normal working hours when operationally required.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work : You'll be integral in adding value to the Fleet Services, managing and supporting the Fleet within our Environmental Services contracts.

A world of opportunity : Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find.

Great people : You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary per annum
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).

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