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Vehicle Electrician

  • Location: Catterick
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Maxine Jones
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-07-14
  • Expiry Date: 13 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041955

NRL are recruiting for a Vehicle Electrician working for one of our large defence clients.

The Role:

Inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of vehicles, assemblies, electrical, small arms, armament and general equipment including diagnostic and inspection duties. Manufacture of miscellaneous items. Carrying out examination tasks to meet production needs subject to necessary training and proficiency.

Carry out duties as above to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanical equipment.

Main Tasks:

  • Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and technical publications.

  • Diagnostic, inspect and assess vehicles and associated mechanical / electrical equipment in line skills & competency.

  • Ensure all job transactions are accurately recorded and carried out in accordance with current ERP processes and that work completed and time taken to complete the job is submitted daily to the department / section Supervisor.

  • Creation of  job cards and demanding material where the relevant ERP (Baan) training has been completed.

  • Completion of vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates / reports to current standards.

  • Ensure stores and equipment issued to job are used for their correct purpose and un-used or new faulty material is returned to the section / department Team Leader as soon as it is identified.

  • Maintain the requirements of COSHH, Health & Safety and other statutory regulations. Ensure a good standard of housekeeping, cleanliness and safety in the work area is maintained at all times. Comply with local policy on the correct disposal of hazardous or waste products.

You will need:


Must have completed recognised Military or Civilian training in the relevant trade discipline or a recognised accredited Apprenticeship in relevant discipline.

  • Attained at least one of the following minimum academic qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 1, 2 & 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)

  • ONC (in the relevant trade discipline)

  • NVQ Level 3 (in the relevant trade discipline)


  • Class “B1” Driving Licence 

  • Class “C” Driving Licence

  • Class “C+E” Driving Licence

  • Class “H” Driving Licence

  • Computer Literate

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