Commercial Vehicle Technician (Ballyclare)

Dennison Commercials Ltd is the sole Volvo Truck & Bus dealer and the leading provider of heavy commercial vehicles in Northern Ireland. We are currently seeking a Full Time Commercial Vehicle Technician for our Ballyclare Dealerpoint


Job Role

The successful candidate will be required to perform vehicle fleet inspections, diagnostic testing and carry out servicing, maintenance and repairs including the replacement of parts.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Completion of jobs from general servicing to fault finding, working on electrics and carrying out strips and rebuilds
  • Ensuring repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with Standard Times using special tools where appropriate
  • Assist in the fault diagnosis process
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of a repair
  • Work with the parts team to ensure correct replacement parts are fitted to vehicles
  • Road test vehicles if required (if holder of an HGV licence)
  • Assist with Roadside breakdowns (if required to do so)
  • Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to Workshop Supervisor
  • Ensure service sheets are completed as per Company instructions
  • Ensure Company time recording processes are complied with and job cards are completely accurately
  • Ensure that workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment when appropriate
  • Support the development of apprentices and trainees when required
Job Requirements & Qualifications

Skills, Qualifications & Experience 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, time-served technician with a strong desire to develop their career within a progressive organisation.

Relevant truck, bus and trailer industry experience is preferable, however applications will also be considered from candidates with experience of repair and maintenance of light commercial vehicles and/or agricultural machinery.

Experience of a proven working knowledge of electrics, diagnostics, air brakes, suspensions etc. would be highly desirable.

Aptitudes, Values & Work Ethic

The successful candidates will:

  • Insist on the highest quality of workmanship, whilst concentrating on efficiencies
  • Have a desire to achieve ‘right first time’ on all workmanship
  • Be reliable and have excellent timekeeping and attendance records
  • Work with safety in mind at all times
  • Be honest and courteous
  • Be accountable
  • Have a responsible and methodical attitude to work
  • Be motivated and enthusiastic
  • Have the ability and willingness to work as part of a team
This is an excellent opportunity to work within a very successful and well-established business, using modern tools and equipment.

If you think you possess the necessary skills and have a positive 'can do' attitude, we want to hear from you!

To apply for this vacancy please email our HR Manager at for an application pack from our website at

Applications should be returned to:

Lisa Millar
Dennison Commercials Ltd
37 Hillhead Road
County Antrim
BT39 9DS

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1:00pm on Thursday 13th February 2020

 As an equal opportunities employer, Dennison Commercials Ltd. welcomes applicants regardless of age, sex, marital status, race, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion or disability.

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