Multi-Skilled Trailer Repair Technician

  • ao.com
  • Crewe, UK
  • 01 Nov, 2020
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

A Bit About Us:

We may have started small, but we've always had very big ideas. We launched in 2000 and we just haven't stopped; a years' worth of achievements always seems more like three at AO.

Our customers and now our biggest advocates, and we've made millions of them happy. We've even launched in new territories throughout Europe. Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves.

But, we're determined to be the best electrical retailer in Europe, and for that, you need to be driven. We need to be bold enough to try new things, and smart enough to see them through. We need to care about people, and we always like to have a little fun as we do it.

About the Multi-Skilled Trailer Repair Technician role:

As our Multi-Skilled Trailer Technician, you will work closely with our Transport Manager, Outbase Managers, Transport Supervisors. The successful candidate will ensure that the operation runs smoothly and that each of our vehicles are maintained to the highest standard and comply with current H&S legislations.

This role will run on a 4 on/4 off shift pattern on a 6am-6pm shift.

Here's what you can expect to be doing as our Multi-Skilled Trailer Repair Technician:

- Repair defective vehicles and trailers using the correct methods of repair
- Repair trailer curtains with rips and tears
- Repair / replace damaged flooring on HGV trailers
- General repairs to the HGV trailer fleet
- General maintenance of the AO Logistics fleet - identifying faults, making improvements, keeping accurate records, exceeding demanding quality and safety standards
- Be aware of and adhere to all necessary company standards and Health and Safety procedures
- Recording all repairs and parts that have been used.

A few things about our ideal Multi-Skilled Trailer Repair Technician:

We require a qualified commercial body shop technician, ideally with previous commercial vehicle experience. Your experience as a body shop technician will have been spent working with light commercial vehicles, HGV's, conventional and double decker trailers.

- Previous commercial vehicle repair experience required including light commercial vehicles and HGV's
- The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative, have a thorough approach to your work along with attention to detail, and be courteous, honest and accountable at all times
- Understanding of vehicle legislation
- Full driving licence required
- Relevant welding qualification

Why Choose AO?

It's not about the job you need now, it's about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don't have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That's our values talking.


We empower each and every person to push the boundaries of what's possible. We're growing rapidly and so should you. Our environment and our culture are vibrant and engaging, you almost have to feel it to believe it.

"Our people are our biggest asset, they're our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different."

Benefits you'll receive as our Multi-Skilled Trailer Repair Technician:

We've designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we've got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.

- 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
- At least 5% contribution pension scheme*
- Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership

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