Used Vehicle Preparation Mechanic, Jobs, 52860

Used Vehicle Preparation Mechanic

  • Salary: £37,000 - £40,000 DOE plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Inverness
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About the role

We’re looking for Used Vehicle Preparation Mechanics to join the Arnold Clark team and develop their skills and career with us.


  • £37,000 – £40,000 Dependent on experience and training
  • Additional opportunity to earn up to £9,000 every three years in performance bonuses 
  • Inverness, Mercedes-Benz
  • Flexible leave
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Private healthcare
  • Workplace pension
  • Toolbox cover
  • …and much more

About the role

Are you Used Vehicle Preparation Mechanic? Develop your career at Arnold Clark.

If you’re good at working with cars, the career possibilities are endless at Arnold Clark. We’re looking for new & used vehicle preparation mechanics with a minimum of two years’ experience to work on an amazing range of makes and models at our busy branch in Winsford. 

Working with our talented technicians, you’ll grow your knowledge, work towards an industry-recognised qualification and develop your career with the UK’s largest independently owned car retailer.

In return for your skills, you can expect lots of rewards, including multiple bonus schemes, overtime paid at time and a half, and free insurance cover for your tools. We’ll also support you with high-quality training and give you a clear career progression path to help you realise your ambitions.

So if you want to get stuck into a career as an Arnold Clark mechanic, here’s what to expect…

Day-to-day duties

  • Preparing new and used vehicles to high standards.
  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance.
  • Replacing wheels and tyres.
  • Carrying out basic steering geometry checks.
  • Road-testing vehicles to check repairs.
  • Maintaining equipment and tools.
  • Following the correct procedures and completing documentation.

Essential skills

  • A minimum of two years’ previous experience in a vehicle workshop environment
  • Minimum Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of routine servicing and basic mechanical repairs
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a competent, safe and efficient manner
  • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach
  • Ability to follow written and spoken instructions and accurately complete paperwork
  • A full UK driving licence

In return for your skills, you’ll receive four weeks of mechanical training induction and a wide variety of career progression opportunities, including further industry qualifications.

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