Vehicle Mechanic (Self-Employed / Zero Hour Contract/ Associate)


    Dekra Automotive Ltd

    Vehicle Mechanic (Self-Employed / Zero Hour Contract/ Associate)

    Positions available in Cornwall, Devon and the surrounding areas!
    : Zero Hour Contract / Self-Employed / Associate
    : Day rate offering up to £160

    DEKRA Automotive are a rapidly growing independent Testing, Inspection and Certification company in the UK, we have been active in the field of safety for 90 years. The vision for the company s 100th birthday in 2025 is that DEKRA will be the global partner for a safe world.

    As we welcome more B2B clients, we are looking for motivated, experienced team players to help us deliver the highest possible professional service.

    About the Vehicle Mechanic job:

    The purpose of this role is to conduct vehicle inspections to an exceptionally high standard ensuring quality, accuracy, efficiency and in a professional and courteous manner.

    The role will respond to instructions from our Stokenchurch based deployment centre that will arrange appointments on your behalf, broadly within a defined geographic region. There are several types of inspection covering such activities as pre purchase inspections and warranty evaluations.

    You will complete all inspection reports within specified timescales that are subject to office appraisal for consistency and quality. You will use your own tools and equipment that must be current and conform to required legislation.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    The core responsibilities of this role representing DEKRA Automotive Limited are to deliver an outstanding customer experience, an exceptional inspection standard and present an extremely professional report.

    • To represent DEKRA Automotive Limited delivering vehicle inspections at the clients address as directed by our office-based deployment team
    • Complete and deliver inspection reports after each visit in accordance with the company s templates and reporting guidelines. All reports must be legible, timely and free from any ambiguity
    • To support the Operations Manager in piloting new initiatives or programmes for customers exercising reasonable flexibility if required to travel outside your designated geographic territory

    Knowledge, Experience & Qualification:

    • Two years previous experience in formal vehicle maintenance, servicing or MOT
    • City & Guilds Level 3 or an NVQ Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance
    • Preferably be a member of the IMI or IRTE
    • Onboard with DEKRA via a LTD company or Umbrella Company
    • Meet DEKRA minimum insurance requirements
    • Hold Motor Trade Road Risk insurance

    You must also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

    • Delivering excellent customer service
    • Exception Planning and organisation
    • Accurate Report writing and time management
    • Sounds Judgement and decision making
    • Excellent Communication skills
    • Meticulous Analysis of information
    • Team player who can work independently

    Essential Requirements

    • You will be required to have a full driving licence.
    • Your own vehicle and the minimum qualifications outlined above.

    The successful candidate will be required to provide their own tools and equipment to carry out vehicle testing and inspecting.

    To apply, please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter by clicking on APPLY today!

    No agencies please.</p