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  • Location

    Bovington Camp

  • Job title:

    Vehicle Fitter

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £14.28 per hour PAYE /(£18.04 per hour Umbrella LTD )

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01952 290862

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  • Duration:

    Approx 12 month contract

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​MPI have a requirement for a Vehicle Fitter to work in Bovington, Dorset.

This role is ITAR controlled and In Scope of IR35.

Rate of pay: £14.28 per hour PAYE /(£18.04 per hour Umbrella LTD )

Approx. 37 hours per week.

This contract is for approx 12 months (subject to change)

Role Requirements:

• Educated to Level 3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level 3 VRQ/NVQ)

• Holds valid and appropriate UK driving licence

Job Description:

Inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of vehicles, assemblies, electrical and general equipment including diagnostic and inspection duties. Manufacture of miscellaneous items. Carrying out examination tasks to meet production needs subject to necessary training and proficiency.

Carry out duties as above to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanical equipment

The post holder has Responsibility for:


Report near miss and accidents to Supervisor for escalation in a timely manner, in accordance with HSE policy.


Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and other approved technical publications.

Diagnose, inspect and assess vehicles and associated mechanical / electrical equipment in line with skills & competency.

Ensure all job transactions are accurately recorded and carried out in accordance with current ERP processes and that work completed and time taken to complete the job is submitted daily to the department / section Supervisor.

Completion of vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates / reports to current standards.

Ensure stores and equipment issued to job are used for their correct purpose and un-used or new faulty material is returned to the section / department Supervisor as soon as it is identified.

Maintain the requirements of COSHH, Health & Safety and other statutory regulations. Ensure a good standard of housekeeping, cleanliness and safety in the work area is maintained at all times. Comply with local policy on the correct disposal of hazardous or waste products.

Inform the Supervisor of any issues which directly affect the repair process and any additional work to the task which is not detailed on the job card is deemed necessary to complete the task.

Consult Supervisor regarding any problems affecting Quality or Health & Safety.

Provide support across internal trade boundaries and Mobile Support Teams (MST) on a voluntary basis.

Execute other duties commensurate with grade and post on occasional basis as detailed by his / her Line Management chain.


Creation of job cards and demanding material where the relevant ERP (Baan) training has been completed.

Ensure tools and workshop equipment is maintained in good serviceable order and report any faults to the Supervisor.

Ensuring work areas remain safety compliant in accordance with Quality standards and all relevant policies.

Ensuring personal compliance with PPE requirements

Technical Qualifications and Qualifications

Educated to Level 3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level 3 VRQ/NVQ) - Essential

Holds at a minimum Category 3 F-Gas Qualification - Desirable

Holds 18th Edition Electrics Qualification - Desirable

Holds valid and appropriate UK driving licence – Essential

Holds valid UK driving licence with Categories C, C+E and H - Desirable

Has equipment specific training and experience – Desirable

Competent PC user (MS Office, MS Outlook, SharePoint, ERP system) - Desirable

Our Client has advised that the Vehicles that you may work on are:-

Light field generators.

Penman 1.75t trailers.

Universal 3t trailers

Landrover TUL, TUM, HEBE.

MAN 6t, 9t, 15t, EPLS, SVR, MAN recovery trailers.

Leyland Daf 45 series (Wedgewood )

Pinzgauer 4x4, 6x6.








CVRT all variants.

Bulldog all variants.

Warrior all variants.

Challenger 2 MBT and CHARRV.


This is not a comprehensive list there may be other vehicles included also.

Everybody generally gets to work on whatever we need working on when it needs it, we do not work in sections on vehicle type or size.

No travel required.

If selected for this role, it is subject to Security: BPSS, ITAR and DBS. DBS is a background criminal check that you will be required to pay for yourself at a cost of £25.00. Please do not apply for any of these unless requested to do so.