Vehicle Fitter

  • Ref: 918310
  • Location: Gatwick
  • Sector: Materials Handling
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Vehicle Fitter
Airport commercial vehicles and specialist plant
4 on 4 off
£36,000pa-£38,000pa + overtime + benefits

The company is one of the world’s largest suppliers of commercial vehicles and specialist ground support equipment to airports and is widely considered to be the market leader in this sector. Due to securing a new national contract and the ongoing rapid recovery of the aviation sector, a number of excellent opportunities have arisen for vehicle fitters to join the team at Gatwick Airport. As a specialist vehicle fitter, your job will be to keep passengers and freight moving and no two days will be the same.

Your main responsibilities will include:
•Conducting fault diagnostics on mechanical, electrical and hydraulic vehicle and plant systems
•Service and repair of airport commercial vehicles and plant equipment
•Overseeing preventative planned maintenance schedules
•Customer service

The successful vehicle fitter will have a background in heavy vehicles or plant and this includes any of the following; HGV’s, buses, coaches, municipal vehicles, construction plant, agricultural machinery, ground support equipment or military vehicles and plant.

You will receive world class manufacturers product training and ongoing professional and personal development support.
You will work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern and the role is days only. This equates to having 220 days off per year.

As part of the process, you will also be required to obtain an airside security pass which entails going through a full criminal records check. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a genuine global blue-chip company and to forge a long term and progressive career.

You will receive a basic salary of £36,000pa-£38,000pa + ample opportunities for overtime + excellent additional benefits.

Please call James Elliott on 0191 469 2409 or email


  • Holidays: 20 days
  • Health: Yes
  • Overtime: Yes
  • Pension: Yes
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