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VW Mechanic/Technician/Fabricator - Essex Based VW Specialists

Job Description

VW Mechanic/Technician/Fabricator  -  Essex Based VW Specialists


We are VW Down Under, an Essex-based Volkswagen camper specialist who Restore and sell VW Campervans/Cars. We are currently looking for a Mechanic to join our dynamic and expanding team.


VW Down Under is based in Fobbing, Essex and are a leading camper specialist  with over 15 years’ experience selling and restoring VW camper vans to show standard - quality is the key to everything we do.  Never settling for second-best - if the vans under our wing aren't in tip top condition or don't pass our very strict quality control then they quite simply do not leave the workshop until they do. Everybody who works here at Down Under has a passion for VW campers - we all take great pride in our work and it shows. Our vans are head turners.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Mechanic/Technician/Fabricator with traditional mechanical car experience to join our dynamic, expanding yet small team of people carrying out custom work on classic VW campers and beetles.


  • Position ideally starting from middle February 2016
  • Full time, permanent position following successful completion of 3 month probation
  • 40 to 48 hours a week with further over time available. Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, every other Saturday until 3pm. Flexibility essential.
  • Duties to include servicing and MOT’s, fitting interiors, electrical work and some welding.
  • Training/development available  for the right candidate
  • Working in a classic busy, air-cooled customer focused workshop


About the person


For the role of VW Mechanic/Technician, you will need to have:

  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience working as a traditional car mechanic is essential
  • GNVQ or City and Guilds 1, 2 and 3 Qualifications in Motor Vehicle Repair, an advantage but not a must.
  • You must have eligibility to work in the UK and a full valid UK Driving Licence. The successful applicant must be prepared to work in a busy environment and will be motivated by set targets and goals.
  • Commitment to offering the very best in quality standards
  • A high aptitude of technical/mechanical skills and the ability to tackle all aspects of vehicle repairs and servicing
  • Good communication skills and sense of humour


How to apply


Please send CV and covering letter through to VW Downunder Ltd, Unit 1 Patricia Drive, Fobbing, Essex, SS17 9 HR or email  (Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted)