MOT Tester, Jobs, 52793

MOT Tester

  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 DOE plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Preston
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About the role

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We’re recruiting for qualified MOT Testers to join our growing team.

We offer:

  • £40,000 – £50,000 Dependent on experience and training
  • Additional opportunity to earn up to £9,000 every three years in performance bonuses – terms and conditions apply.
  • Preston Renault, Dacia 
  • All overtime paid at time and a half
  • 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

About the role

As an MOT Tester, 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.

If this sounds like the career fix you need, here’s what we need from you…

Essential skills

  • A certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 and solid work experience in the automotive industry
  • A full driving licence
  • 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 to deadlines
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • The ability to accurately follow written and spoken instructions

Day-to-day duties

  • Carry out servicing, repairs and maintenance to high standards.
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment.
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects.
  • Carry out DVSA vehicle testing (if authorised).
  • Road-test vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintain equipment and make sure tools are in good condition.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all procedures are completed.
  • Complete 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.


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