Heavy Vehicle Technician


Job Description

Heavy Vehicle Technician
Specialist Airport Vehicles
Edinburgh Airport
£35,000pa-£37,000pa + overtime + benefits

Are you an experienced Heavy Vehicle Technician looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a dynamic airport environment? Join our team at Edinburgh Airport and become a vital part of our specialist team working on heavy airport vehicles and plant equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance, repairs, and inspections on a variety of specialist heavy airport vehicles and plant equipment, ensuring compliance with safety and performance standards.
  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical issues, conduct troubleshooting, and implement effective repair solutions.
  • Conduct scheduled servicing and preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and maximize equipment reliability.
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to ensure vehicles and equipment meet operational requirements and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, parts usage, and equipment history.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of maintenance procedures and safety protocols.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Heavy Vehicle Technician, which can include experience with HGVs, PCVs, municipal vehicles, or military vehicles.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills with the ability to diagnose and repair complex issues.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, diesel engines, and vehicle electronics.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic tools and software for vehicle troubleshooting and repair.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to high-quality workmanship.
  • Relevant technical qualifications and certifications are desirable.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work with a diverse range of specialist heavy vehicles and equipment in a unique airport setting.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including opportunities for training and development.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment with a focus on safety and professional growth.
  • Be part of a team dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of equipment reliability and performance.

If you have the skills, experience, and passion for working on heavy vehicles and are looking for an exciting opportunity at Edinburgh Airport, we invite you to apply for the Heavy Vehicle Technician position. Join us and be part of our commitment to excellence in airport operations.