Mobile Vehicle Inspector

Location: M4 Corridor (High Wycombe to Swansea)

Salary: £21,060 per year


About the company

Our client is a nationwide breakdown cover provider for its 15 million customers.

Role summary

As the Inspection Repair Technician you will contribute to the effective operation of the Association's motoring services business by undertaking inspections, repairs and servicing in accordance with established conditions and operating instructions. You will be required to undertake vehicle checks and report findings accurately. Some items we find to be faulty, or out of manufacturer limits, we will repair on site.

You will need to have good business acumen to be able to convey our findings in a suitable manner for the customer and be able to undertake these repairs in a safe and effective manner. You will also provide advice and assistance within your own area of competence, ensuring that in other cases where Members require assistance they are directed to the appropriate department.

You will also contribute to the effective operation and commercial benefit of the business by providing a vehicle Mechanical Report to our business customers/organisations when requested to do so. 

Key responsibilities

  • Undertaking to a high standard an effective and safe inspection/repair/servicing of vehicles both private and commercial at the scene of the agreed location - you will only be undertaking repairs which are feasible within the parameters of the location the vehicle is sited at.

  • Ensuring the optimum use of time and costs when undertaking this work, working within ICME repair times.

  • Maintaining a high standard of driving, courtesy and effectiveness in dealing with members and the general public and uphold the traditions and image of the Association with an appropriate awareness of personal and customer’s safety at all times.

  • Keeping abreast of technological and safety developments, as they affect the diagnosis and repair of motor vehicles. This may involve attending manufacturer courses and company courses, some of which could be residential.

  • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of all types of vehicles.

  • Be fully conversant with all hand held communication systems used within the company operations and ensure that all communication is maintained to the standards required by the Association and its customers

  • Maintaining a high standard of serviceability and cleanliness to any company vehicle, tools and equipment issued for individual use, maintaining accurate records of vehicle work carried out in accordance with current procedures and Health and Safety requirements.

  • Maintaining accurate records of all paperwork necessary to ensure satisfactory job performance in accordance with current procedures.

Key requirements


  • Mechanical qualifications at Level 3 City and Guilds or - Level 3 NVQ in mechanics or equivalent

  • Able to work outdoors in all weathers

  • Driving licence (car) with six points or less


  • Willingness to progress

  • Ability to work independently and as part of an on site team

  • Ability to work with other workers, not employed by the same company, on the same working site

  • Previous car inspection or appraisal work

  • Previous MOT experience      

  • At least two years industry experience in the last five years


These include free breakdown membership, discounted Merlin Annual Passes for the top UK attractions, Apple repair services, money off selected car manufacturers, package holidays and discounts across hundreds of well-known restaurants.