Exciting Commercial Vehicle Career Opportunities

Exciting career opportunities at David Spear Commercial Vehicles

David Spear Commercial Vehicles have been providing Light Commercial Vehicles to the UK market for almost 30 years. From humble beginnings in the heart of the South Wales Valleys, we are now recognised as one of the UK’s leading independent LCV dealerships. Operating from a specialised facility on the Heads of the Valleys and only 30 minutes from Cardiff, we supply vehicles across the M4 Corridor, Wales, South West England, the Midlands and the rest of the UK market. Our brand vision is based on being regarded as the UK’s leading van dealership, with a reputation for expertise, a standout personality and a reliable service from a team of people who truly care.

Our core values include key word references to our business including:

Specialists – in vehicle sourcing, pricing and quality.
Care – in the way that we manage our clients – honesty and transparency and delivering service with real passion.
Responsive – to any situation whether it be a client enquiry or resolving a query is critical to our performance.
Bold – seeking to research and look for new and better ways of delivering for our clients is critical to our overall future strategy.

The existing team has a wealth of industry and management experience and we demand the highest standards from our employees, which in turn we reward with a great and competitive remuneration and exciting career opportunities.

If you share our values and feel you have what it takes to become part of the David Spear adventure, then we’d like to hear from you.

Send your CV with a covering letter telling us why you would like to join our company and explaining what skills and contributions you could make in any of the following sectors:

  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical technicians & Fitters
  • Valeters
  • Vehicle Handover Management

Specific vacancies are advertised on this page, but we always welcome applications from enthusiastic individuals who believe they could make a difference to our business.

Email: Geraint Yeo, General Manager – geraint@david-spear.com

Job Vacancy: Motor Vehicle Fitter – Light Commercial Vehicles

Salary: £18K to £30K (Based on experience)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hrs per week

The Company

As an independent commercial vehicle supplier, David Spear Commercial Vehicles guarantees the best quality used, new and nearly new commercial vehicles anywhere in the UK. David Spear Commercial Vehicles prides itself on its bold and innovative ethos, and as a result is always looking for the new ideas that will push boundaries not just in its own industry but across the sectors that it serves.

Servicing clients across the M4 Corridor, Wales, South West England, the Midlands and the rest of the country, David Spear Commercial Vehicles has a national profile and is renowned for its high level of service across a multitude of national markets. In addition to being known for its specialist services - the David Spear team offer various services to support their extensive range of commercial vehicles, including finance, warranty and servicing, from its Heads of The Valleys based headquarters – David Spear has a reputation for delivering a caring and personalised approach to customer service and its response to each of its client’s individual needs is what sets the company apart from its competitors.

The Role

As a Motor Vehicle Fitter, your role at David Spear Commercial Vehicles is to diagnose the faults and defects of any vehicles presented in the workshop. Due care, skill and diligence are basic requirements for the role, whilst any necessary repairs and replacements that need to be undertaken should be completed to the highest industry standard.

As part of the diagnosis of faults and defects, you will be undertaking pre-delivery safety inspections and road tests to identify and repair the vehicle prior to it being presented for sale. Conducting servicing and repairs to a wide variety of vehicle makes and models is also a part of the role, whilst further diagnostic testing will need to be completed as and when required to identify faults that were not recognised upon physical inspection. As a market leader in the commercial vehicle world, safety is of the utmost importance to our team, and playing your own role in the maintenance of a safe and productive work environment is integral. Relevant paperwork must also be completed accurately and on time, whilst assignments must be followed through to completion and to specified deadlines.

Other main duties include

  • Testing batteries and other parts of the engine to find faults
  • Checking tyres and exhausts for defects
  • Replacing or repairing faulty parts
  • Balancing and re-aligning wheels
  • Checking a vehicle’s tracking
  • Repairing punctures (where possible).

It's not just diagnostics, inspections, repairs, servicing and paperwork that must be dealt with professionally and to the highest possible standard as part of the role, our technicians must have excellent customer service skills and offer customers expert advice regarding simple maintenance.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role must:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 in Mechanical Engineering or above
  • Be able to work well alone or as part of a team
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Have the practical and technical skills to fulfil the tasks detailed in ‘The Role’
  • Have basic maths skills to calculate costs and handle payments
  • Have a good level of fitness
  • Be aware of the health and safety regulations associated with vehicle maintenance.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position please post or email your application to Geraint Yeo, General Manager at David Spear Commercials, via Crown Business Park, Dukestown, Tredegar, Gwent, NP22 4EF or geraint@david-spear.com