Vehicle Mechanic

We have an exciting opportunity for a Vehicle Mechanic to join our team in Bristol due to growth and expansion.

This is a permanent position offering £32,000.00.

Working Hours: 40 hour week, Monday to Friday.

About the Company:

U-Drive is a reputable family-owned vehicle rental company with a 40-year history. We specialize in providing a diverse range of high-quality cars, LCVs, and specialist vehicles across the UK. Our team takes pride in offering excellent service to both business customers and private hirers.

Role Overview:

To provide a complete and efficient maintenance and service operation for all vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake pre-planned vehicle maintenance on both customer and U-Drive vehicles
  • Perform test drives, inspections, and other diagnostic tests on vehicles to identify where problems exist and determine which parts need to be repaired or replaced
  • Complete preventative maintenance on vehicles including oil changes and replacing brakes
  • Generate timelines and estimates on repairs, discussing options with customers
  • Maintain accurate records relating to customers, their vehicles, parts, and service history
  • Use workshop equipment as instructed, performing regular maintenance and repairs when required
  • Any other duties as required

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Positive “Can Do” attitude
  • Qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance and Repair
  • Have 2 years’ experience as a Mechanic
  • Be a good team player
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ensuring machinery and equipment is safe and maintained in working order - preventative maintenance
  • Maintaining good housekeeping practices ensuring area is always clean and tidy
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental and health and safety policy and rules
  • Conscientious team member


  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) increasing with length of service
  • Employee discount on U-Drive rental vehicles including discount for friends and family
  • Company sponsored training and development opportunities
  • Access to Employee Discount Program offering savings on over 3,000 retailers
  • Employee Assistance Program in partnership with Health Assured
  • On-site parking

If you are a hardworking individual who thrives in a varied workday and values customer service, this is your chance to join an essential team at U-Drive. No prior experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

Apply now, and our Recruitment Team will be in touch to discuss your application.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

Bristol Rental


Vehicle Mechanic


Qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance and Repair. Have 2 years’ experience as a Mechanic