Semi Skilled Mechanic (Grade 3)

Salter Street, London

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Salter Street, London
£27,040 per annum
Contract type
Contracted weekly hours
Shift pattern
Various Shift Patterns


As a Semi-Skilled Mechanic at Cargiant you will be required to assess vehicles and perform mechanical repairs in a fast-moving workshop environment within Health and Safety guidelines.


At Cargiant we employ some of the best semi-skilled mechanics in London, we pride ourselves on giving our team members continuous support and guidance during your mechanical journey to aid you to continue to grow and develop your mechanical skill set.


Working as a semi-skilled mechanic you play an integral part of the Cargiant processing team and work on over 60 car makes and models every week.



  • Perform mechanical repairs on motor vehicles, including MOT failures or repairs whilst working within Health and Safety Laws
  • Perform vehicle inspections, including Part Exchange Inspections
  • Verify vehicle service ability
  • Draining and refuelling vehicles
  • Carry out major and minor repairs/overhauls on vehicles and affected components, including engines, brakes, fuel systems, transmissions, steering, suspensions, drive lines and some electrical systems using a wide range of tools including specialist equipment
  • To perform mechanical repairs, inspections, maintenance, diagnostics in a professional manner


As a Cargiant employee you’ll be based at the heart of Cargiant, a 48-acre site (equivalent to 30 football pitches or 720 tennis courts!) based in North West London. Having built its reputation on retailing great product at unbeatable prices, Cargiant has been instrumental in changing the perceptions of the used car sector, and are committed to offering their expert and friendly advice.



  • NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in Motor Vehicle Repairs
  • Experience in vehicle inspections and light mechanical repairs
  • Full and valid driving license with a minimum of 6 months experience
  • Good communication and administration skills


How we will reward you:

  • A basic salary of between £27,040 per annum
  • The opportunity to progress internally and career longevity
  • Great company benefits (Onsite gym, subsidiary on site restaurant prices, vehicle purchase discount, Ride to Work Scheme, childcare vouchers, company pension with AVIVA, employee assistance programme and more)
  • The opportunity to work in the award-winning World's Largest Car Supermarket
  • 28 days' holiday pro rata


About Us

Cargiant is officially the largest car dealership in the World and we opened our doors to the public in 1976 with the mission to change the car buying process forever. For over 40 years our customers have come from all over London and the surrounding areas because they trust us to remove the hassle, eliminate the stress but more importantly save them both money and time.


Over the last 40 years Cargiant has established a reputation for great product and unbeatable prices and now supplies in excess of over a thousand cars a week and has up to 8,000 cars in stock.