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Careers at Ames Ford Thetford, Norfolk

Interested in working for a lead Ford dealer in Norfolk?

At Ames Ford we strive to put people at the heart of our business. Ames Ford is all about a great people experience, for both our colleagues and our customers.

We look forward to welcoming your application.


Motor Vehicle Technician

Do you have a motor vehicle technical background and are wanting to join a company that can offer you more? With EV being the drivers of the future, we ensure that full training is provided in electric vehicles and you will be completing a combination of both mechanical and electrical work.

With a competitive salary, paid overtime,  we are looking for you to join our thriving workshop team where you can utilise your skills and grow with a reputable company.

Salary: earnings up to £35.000/annum OTE plus benefits

Location: Thetford Norfolk

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 40 hours per week


  • Competitive salary plus BONUS and paid overtime
  • Manufacturer and In house training programmes.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays going up to 25 days after 5 year service

Key responsibilities as a Vehicle Technician:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction in the service and repair of motor vehicles of all types.
  • Complete work on all electrical vehicles to a high standard.
  • Carry out servicing and repairs in a safe and economical manner.
  • Test vehicles and diagnose faults as and when required.
  • Ensure Manufacturer and Company compliance with all administration standards and procedures.
  • Ensure that all work carried out is to MOT and/or manufacturers' safety standards.
  • Ensure maximum use of technical and electrical knowledge and skills to achieve effective, economic and safe service/repair of customers' vehicles.

Required skills as a Vehicle Technician:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a vehicle workshop environment.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of routine servicing and basic mechanical repairs.
  • In-depth knowledge of MOT testing standards and procedures.
  • Good communication skills with all levels of a business and customer.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team in a competent, safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to accurately complete paperwork with high attention to detail and organisation.
  • Proactive and results driven.
  • A full driving licence.
  • NVQ Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance or equivalent

      Ames is a family business with a lot of our staff having long service

      Apply now and be part of a team that values your skills and dedication.

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