Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Edinburgh Airport

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


About the role
To carry out cost effective repairs and maintenance tasks on a wide range of vehicles and equipment to a high standard and in a timely and efficient manner, whilst complying with company policies and procedures and Health & Safety requirements.
What you'll be doing
  • To undertake scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on all applicable customer vehicles / Equipment (including light and heavy vehicles) in line with company and legal Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Respond to all breakdowns in the designated time when allocated (if applicable).
  • Ensure all relevant service sheets/job cards/paperwork and electronic records (if applicable) are fully completed, legible and accurate including working time and job code details.
  • Liaise with the Workshop Office colleagues to provide updates on job status, progress and the processing of paperwork.
  • Comply with Health and Safety Legislation and internal H&S procedures including use of company issued lone working alarms and company mobile phones.
  • Ensure all Personal Protective Equipment is worn where necessary and is in good working order and condition.
  • Ensure that all working areas i.e. Workshop, customer locations are kept clean and free from hazards wherever possible
  • Ensure company vehicles are used in line with company policies / legal requirements and are kept clean and tidy after use.
  • Undertake vehicle manoeuvring around the workshop or airport as and when required where trained to do so and in conjunction with appropriate licences held.
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as required to support operational requirements.

Safety, Health,Environment & Quality:

  • To take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions.
  • To cooperate with your employer on health and safety.
  • Not misuse any equipment that is provided for safety purposes.
  • All employees have the responsibility to behave in an environmentally ethical manner and all employees should follow the company’s environmental policies including the correct disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Our customers and the communities that we operate in trust us to ensure our activities stay safe. The consequences of our actions are not limited to Edinburgh Airport. Our actions can effect:
    • Ourselves
    • Employees
    • Customers
    • Families & Friends
    • Public & Community
    • The Environment
  • Ensure quality standards are met for every task undertaken.
  • All employees have the responsibility to report accidents or potential accidents through the appropriate processes. This can be through accident, near miss or RIDDOR reporting.
What we're looking for

To apply for this role, you'll need

  • Nationally recognised Automotive Apprenticeship in Vehicle Repair
  • City and Guilds Automotive Vehicle Servicing and Repair
  • NVQ 3 in Heavy Goods Motor Vehicle or Plant Maintenance and Repair
  • Technical certificates in Heavy Goods Vehicles/Plant machinery / Light Vehicles / GSE Equipment
  • Ability to work under pressurised conditions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence.
  • Must hold or be eligible to obtain a valid Airside Pass.


  • Aviation or Transport Industry relevant experience
  • HGV / PSV Licence

If your experience looks slightly different to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to still apply. You could add something we didn’t know we needed.

What we'll offer you
  • Pension scheme- employer contributions can be up to 7%
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Supporting your health and wellbeing- private healthcare after 1 years’ service, access to our Employee Assistance Programme and occupational health services
  • Free car parking on site and when you go on holiday
  • We offer a range of other benefits, find out more here

Why EDI?

We are Edinburgh Airport, where Scotland meets the world. The success of the airport comes down to our people, and you can help us deliver even more big days for our passengers and colleagues. The development of your career is important to us, and we’ll support and encourage this every step of the way. As a business we’re driven by our values – they’re at the core of our culture and everything we do. We’re looking for people who will demonstrate these values day-in, day-out. So if this sounds like you, apply now and get ready for your career to take off.

Building a diverse workforce that is inclusive and accessible to all is a priority for our business. As part of this journey, we are proud to be the first UK airport to be endorsed by WORK180. They only recognise great employers for all women. Find out about our policies on our WORK180 employer page.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to ensuring applicants with a disability can participate fully in our recruitment process. Please let us know in your application form if you require any adjustments, such as parking arrangements or alternative methods of communication.