Workshop Technician

Exciting Career Opportunity: Workshop Technician Position at U-Drive in Poole.

Become a vital part of our growing team in Poole! We are currently offering a permanent position for a Workshop Technician with a competitive salary of £39,000.

The standard workweek Monday to Friday, with additional overtime opportunities available and Saturday rota work. 

About U-Drive:

With a proud 40-year history, U-Drive stands as a respected, family-owned vehicle rental company. Our expertise lies in providing a diverse array of high-quality cars, LCVs, and specialized vehicles across the UK, serving both business clients and private renters with exceptional service.

Role Overview:

As a Workshop Technician, your primary responsibility is to ensure a comprehensive and efficient maintenance and service operation for all vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled maintenance on both customer and U-Drive vehicles.
  • Conduct test drives, inspections, and diagnostic tests to identify and address vehicle issues.
  • Execute preventive maintenance inspections, guaranteeing the safety and roadworthiness of all vehicles.
  • Prepare vehicles for MOT.
  • Attend breakdowns when required.

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Positive "Can Do" attitude.
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance, and Repair.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Mechanic.
  • Demonstrable technical, electrical, and diagnostic expertise.


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

If you are a hardworking individual who values customer service and excels in a dynamic work environment, seize this opportunity to join the essential team at U-Drive. No prior experience is necessary, as comprehensive 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.

Poole Workshop


Workshop Technician


NVQ Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Mechanical, Maintenance, and Repair.