Technician Job Overview

As our vehicles become more technically advanced, we need more and more skilled technicians to help service and repair them for our customers.


As a qualified Vauxhall technician, you would:


  • Diagnose vehicle faults
  • Specify the correct method of repair and the parts to be used within defined quality standards and in the most cost effective way
  • Carry out routine servicing and repairs
  • Carry out vehicle servicing in accordance with Vauxhall service schedules
  • Record job times manually or electronically
  • Make sure parts replaced under warranty are returned to the parts department fully labelled and in a clean condition
  • Make sure all parts are ordered from the parts department using the correct procedure
  • Stick to good housekeeping practices, including general tidiness in the workshop
  • Carry out routine vehicle examinations using hand-held data capture devices, if applicable
  • Attend on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries
  • Carry out vehicle road testing where necessary to determine specific vehicle defects, or following remedial repair
  • Fully comply with all health and safety legislation
  • Guide other staff as required
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and managers, encouraging teamwork
  • Maintain and develop technical skills, as required
  • Attend GM Academy training courses as prescribed by Vauxhall.



You will have:


  • Excellent practical skills
  • The ability to work quickly with attention to detail
  • The ability to work without supervision and, when needed, guide other team members
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to write technical reports
  • A reasonable level of fitness and normal colour vision
  • A high level of technical knowledge and skills
  • Good time management
  • An ability to solve problems
  • Good liaison skills (resolving technical issues with technical departments)
  • A willingness to work with a team.