Classic Vehicle Technician

Pool In Wharfedale, Leeds | Permanent, full-time
Ref: AC83 (2 weeks ago)
Our client is an Aston Martin specialist with over 40 years’ experience, in providing all aspects of the support for the marque from 1950’s cars to present day models. With in-house workshops, paint room and trim shop we provide a complete service including award winning restoration, servicing, health checks and storage. They also source, buy and sell classic Aston Martins and offer a bespoke service to clients to guide them through the process of purchasing a specific vehicle.

They are actively looking to appoint an experienced Workshop Technician with a specialist background in classic cars, preferably Aston Martins, who can join their team of specialist on servicing, restoration and repair work and race preparation. The successful candidate will have an eye for detail and pride in their work, along with enthusiasm and professionalism. This post requires a highly skilled and multi skilled engineer with accurate diagnostic abilities and a proven engineering background. They are looking for a person who has real passion for their work and a total commitment to the highest of quality.

 
Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm plus additional hours as and when requested.

Annual Leave Entitlement:

  • 20 days plus recognised bank and public holidays.

Job Purpose Summary:
 
  • To provide high quality classic car automotive engineering that consistently meets and exceeds client expectations. 
 
Roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality engineering workmanship with attention to detail.
  • Be able to diagnose problems on classic cars and advise on car component and engine repair work.
  • Be able to expertly repair classic car components and engines.
  • Undertake design and fabrication work.
  • Able to competently use MIG, TIG and gas welding equipment.
  • Provide own engineering equipment to the expected standard.
  • Project a professional engineering image.
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients.
  • Provide a quality client service.
  • Has a clean driving licence and is able to competently drive high value, high performance vehicles.
  • Adheres to Data Protection Act and company confidentiality policy.
  • Excellent attention to detail whilst maintaining a good work speed.

The Person:

  • Self motivated with a positive ‘can do’ outlook,
  • Focused on high quality workmanship
  • Critically and constructively assesses own work
  • Clean and well presented
  • Proactive at all times
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic and cheerful
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to communication basic and higher level engineering concepts and
  • Requirements to both colleagues and customers
  • Ability to find solutions to problems that may arise
  • Understand and apply the principles of excellent engineering workmanship
  • Knowledge and an interest in classic car engineering
  • Be able to competently drive high value vehicles safely

Personal Situation and Qualifications:

  • Clean driving licence and be able to drive competently and safely
  • Able to occasionally work extended working hours as required
  • Has a high level of general education and holds relevant occupational qualifications
 
Computer Skills:

  • Computer literate
 
Literacy and Numeracy Skills:

  • Has a good level of literacy and numeracy 

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