Mobile Body Repair Engineer

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£15 - £16.50 Per Hour


Project Start Recruitment are delighted to be working with one of the leading engineer groups within the UK. Due to current demand and expansion, they are looking for a Mobile Body Repair Enigneer covering the Southwest.


Palfinger UK is recruiting for a Mobile Body Repair Engineer to join our busy team. Reporting to the Body Repair Team Leader you will be responsible for the effective and efficient service, maintenance and repair of light and heavy commercial vehicles and other equipment as required. This role is based from home and will cover the Berkshire area with the possibility of extending into North West Surrey or North East Hampshire


Undertaking ‘on-site’ bodywork inspections, routine maintenance and repairs to all manner of commercial vehicles to industry standards

Carrying out ‘on-site’ inspections and repairs to ancillary equipment, including roller-shutter doors, tail-lifts and winches.

Following and promoting best practice at all times and work to ‘Right-first-time’ standards of workmanship

Applying customer care skills at all times to ensure customer expectations are met

Being familiar with and complying with the agreed Customer specific operating instructions Ensuring all parts returns are documented and returned in a timely manner

Ensuring that Palfinger UK and Customer ‘On-site’ Health and Safety procedures are adhered to in accordance with company requirements and current legislation


Experience of repairing and maintaining a wide variety of commercial vehicle bodies

Experience of working with fibre glass, ply lining and hard-wood flooring/Panels along with

Ability to carry out minor electrical repairs

A basic knowledge of hydraulic systems (Tail-lifts etc) is desirable – LOLER qualification is not required.

Qualified MIG & TIG welder

Ability to produce high quality work in a fast-moving working environment

Self-motivated, well organised with good interpersonal skills

Efficient, orderly and timely, ensuring all tasks are achieved within agreed timescales

Maintain a professional attitude, building and developing relationships with internal and external customers


£15 – £16.50ph (DOE)

Market surveyed salary – reviewed annually

Employer contributory pension/ death in service cover

Share Plan

Division cross-sell incentive scheme

Staff accounts at every branch with discounted prices

Extra holiday entitlement – after a certain number of years

Company sick pay after qualifying period

Role-specific company clothing/uniform

Recognition and support for health and work-related well-being

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