Overview

Founded in 1968, Griffiths is one of the leading civil engineering and rail contractors working throughout Wales, the midlands and south-west England. Operating out of regional centres across Wales and England, we serve the major infrastructure sectors including highways, rail, and local and national governments.

In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and an owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across one hundred sites or schemes at any given time.

We are looking for ambitious and safety conscious people who share our company values who can work well as part of a team.

Joining our team as a Body Repair Technician in Abergavenny, you will be entitled to a highly competitive salary and package as well as our commitment to provide excellent training and support development. Please note that this role is project based within different geographical regions, so a flexible approach will be required.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it is important that our people come from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

As a Body Repair Technician, the purpose of your role will be to repair and paint the bodywork of any item of plant or company vehicle either hired or owned to ensure they remain roadworthy and maintain a good appearance, whilst keeping costs to a minimum.

The successful candidate will be accountable for the following:

  • Assessing damage, ordering necessary parts and carrying out repairs inc spray painting 

  • Ensuring all vehicles are repaired to a high standard 

  • Keeping an accurate description of parts, costs and repairs that he/she uses. 

  • Helps to maintain a high standard of Health & Safety in the workshop. 

On a day to day basis, the successful Body Repair Technician’s duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • His/her own Health & Safety within the workshop and that of others. 

  • Other tasks related to the role; driving 

  • To own their own work, working to a high standard 

  • Responsible for ordering materials when required and prepp’ing equipment 

  • Order and Fit Decals to Plant, HGV’s and Company Vehicles 

  • Be aware of costs and ensure no unnecessary expense is incurred. 

  

The ideal candidate will be in receipt of the following:

  • Some knowledge of car body repairs and Repainting. 

  • Time-served experience & some knowledge of Health & Safety 

  • Previous experience as a Body Repair Technician   

  • Driving licence 

Furthermore, it would also be desirable if the successful candidate possesses any of the following:

  • C&G in Automotive Body Repairs 

  • Undertaken Insurance Work 

  • Health & Safety trained 

  • Plant tickets; dumper, excavator, roller 

Salary: £competitive
Location: Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/39940/3757

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