Mechanic, Jobs, 53310


  • Salary: £37,000 - £45,000 DOE plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Aberdeen
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About the role

We offer our mechanics:

  • £37,000 – £45,000 DOE plus benefits
  • Additional opportunity to earn up to £9,000 every three years in performance bonuses (terms and conditions apply, see specific criteria below)
  • All overtime paid at time and a half
  • Aberdeen Prep Centre, opening soon!
  • Starting from 33 days annual leave (with room to grow)
  • Flexible hours
  • Toolbox cover
  • Training provided to become an EV accredited Technician
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Opportunities to review salary yearly
  • Private healthcare and sick-pay cover
  • Maternity and paternity packages

Mechanics, we couldn’t do it without you…

As a mechanic, you’ll safely prepare our customers’ cars for the road ahead. You’ll care about every detail and take pride in doing a meticulous job. Above all, you’ll want to be part of a capable, motivated team who feel the same way. You’ll get the chance to work on an incredible range of manufacturers and models, developing your skills and staying up to date with the very latest in vehicle technology.

Essential skills

  • A certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 and solid work experience in the automotive industry
  • The ability to work in a competent and efficient manner on your own or part of a busy team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to carry out work to high standards and to deadlines
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • The ability to accurately follow written and spoken instructions
  • A full driving licence

Day-to-day duties

  • Carrying out servicing, repairs and maintenance to high standards.
  • Inspecting vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment.
  • Repairing or replacing broken or defective parts and resolving defects.
  • Carrying out DVSA vehicle testing (if authorised).
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and making sure tools are in good condition.
  • Following checklists to ensure all procedures are completed.
  • Completing all documentation to the required standard. Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

The below is the criteria to qualify for the performance bonus payment and the TIP criteria:


1) You must be a Technician or an Apprentice in third or fourth year.

2) On joining Arnold Clark, you must be signed up to our Technician Improvement Programme and work a contracted 44-hour week. You will be given details of this when you join.

3)This bonus is accrued based on yearly performance, with each year’s pot being held until the end of year three.

4) Time keeping and attendance – Ensure you have no more than three instances of absence or lateness.

5) Quality and customer complaints – Ensure you do not have any issues recorded against you. We know mistakes can happen, so you’ve got the opportunity to redeem this point by using your second chance card provided an issue raised against you is not too serious.

6) Additional hours – You need to work 52 hours overtime in a six-month period. That equates to just two hours per week; and best of all, it’s paid at time and a half.

7) Resigning or being dismissed before the end of any three-year period would result in no payment being made.

8) Arnold Clark reserves the right to amend / change / cancel this performance scheme at any time.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance