LLA - PCV Technician
London Luton Airport Operations
London, England
40d ago

London Luton Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe, last year welcoming 15.8 million passengers flying to more than 140 destinations across Europe, Africa and Asia.

2018 will be an exciting year for us as our transformation nears completion and we celebrate our 80th anniversary.

DEPARTMENT : Motor Transport

REPORTING TO : Motor Transport Supervisor

HOURS OF WORK : 37 hours per week based on three-week rota including some weekend working.


To inspect service, maintain and repair London Luton Airport Operations Ltd (LLAOL) varied vehicle and plant fleet.

Employing such skills and knowledge as may be required with due regard to current legislation and LLAOL’s Policies.


  • Recognised time served Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) qualification.
  • Minimum of five years PCV fleet vehicle experience.
  • Be able to read and interpret schematic drawings (hydraulic and pneumatic).
  • Be able to inspect, service, maintain and modify all types of vehicle.
  • Current full driving licence.
  • Current vocational LGV / PCV driving licence would be desirable but not essential as training will be given.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill level at interview.
  • Must be very well organised and able to work methodically within defined processes and pay attention to detail.
  • Have a good understanding of current Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Work well as part of a team and be able to work unsupervised.
  • Form part of an out of hours call out rota work including weekends.

  • Inspect and test vehicles and plant to LLAOL’s standards and criteria, in accordance with relevant legislation as directed by the Workshop Management.
  • Diagnose faults and repairs relating to all vehicles and plant including that necessary to pass MOT Tests and provide condition and maintenance reports orally and in writing.

  • Identify and report all potential faults or non-compliance effecting operational and roadworthy capability, notifying supervision accordingly.
  • Service and repair vehicles and plant using appropriate equipment and other resources in a proper and safe manner in accordance with LLAOL’s safe systems of work, and to relevant legislation as directed by Workshop Management.
  • Interpret and implement technical service data and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Initiate and complete job cards, utilising PIRANA Fleet Management System and manual systems as applicable.
  • Conduct off site inspections, roadside assistance and recovery of defective or damaged vehicles, using suitable equipment, whilst using own initiative when required.
  • Complete and verify all documentation as defined within the Motor Transport operational policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and instruct third parties allocated to assist in all aspects of vehicle maintenance related to a programme of work or delivery of vehicles, equipment or products.
  • Develop own levels of expertise, including technical knowledge, skills and performance through training and self-knowledge.
  • Meeting standards of performance and motivating peers through example.

  • Recommend improvements or modification that may be considered necessary to improve the vehicles economic and safe operation.

  • The candidate will have a positive outlook and attitude, will be capable of identifying and resolving problems and possess good organisational skills.
  • As a prospective candidate you will be capable of working on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • You will be task oriented, able to communicate well with all stakeholders, be customer focused and capable of delivering excellent service against agreed organisational objectives.
  • The nature of the operation demands an adaptable persona willing to learn and encompass new tasks as well as being keen in assisting the development of both the department and operation as a whole.
  • As the role involves IT based tasks a good working knowledge of computer systems and programs is ideal.
  • The candidate must live within one hour travel time from the airport and have five year checkable work history.
  • TO APPLY : Please your completed application form, along with your CV & cover letter to using reference PCV1403 in the subject line.

    CLOSING DATE : 30th March 2018

    NB : Successful applicants must be able to provide us 5 years checkable work / education history and pass a satisfactory criminal record check

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