Mobile Fleet Technician

Location: Edinburgh |
Salary: £21.24 ph in first 6 months, rising to £21.54 ph after 1 year |
Posted: 14 May 2024 |
Closes: 12 Jun 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/CD/8427

Pension Scheme, Uniform, A4 Life Assurance, A5 Employee Assistance Programme - We Care; 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing, Health Checks (Night Workers only), Up to 5 Week's Holiday

Job Introduction:

G4S (now part of Allied Universal) is the largest secure solutions company in the world and one of Britain's top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in secure logistics and payment services including cash and valuables transportation, cash processing, ATM and cash centre outsourcing, secure storage and retrieval and merchant services.


As an employee of G4S Cash Solutions, each role will have specific responsibilities for the identification, management and control of risk in order to safeguard the business, staff, customers, assets and reputation. Every G4S employee has a role to play in understanding and supporting the business in embedding effective risk management controls and assurance and be integral to the effectiveness and success of G4S.


Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today's world. Allied Universal is There for you. For more information, please visit



Role Responsibility:

Reporting to the Area Team Leader, you will carry out repairs and preventative maintenance, to vehicle security equipment and air conditioning but also undertake other repairs and maintenance to vehicle as required. Examine, repair and test vehicles, reporting orally and/or in writing upon the condition, serviceability and safety. Ensuring all modifications are carried out employing skills and knowledge as may be required.

  • Complete Job Cards, Preventative Maintenance Documentation, Examination Reports and any other documentation as required.

  • Attend call outs as required.

  • Carry out preventative maintenance at the correct intervals, examine and repair vehicles or component parts using the necessary tools and equipment in a safe and proper manner, at locations as directed by the company/Area Team Leader.

  • Perform other repair and maintenance duties as required by the Company.

  • To work to G4S target repair times.

  • Be fully conversant with all types of electrical and mechanical vehicles repairs to City & Guilds standards, ideally NVQ level 2/3 in engineering.

  • Ideally have knowledge of electronic and logic systems in vehicles or associated industries.

  • Interpret and implement technical service information  manufacturers modifications.

  • Keep up to date with legislation affecting the operation of motor vehicles and all ancillary equipment, to NVQ level 2/3 in Motor vehicle.

  • To be fully IT literate, ideally ECDL qualified.

  • Carry out regular stock checks in accordance with Company Policies.

  • Observe, recognise and report on vehicles or component parts of impending failure

  • Complete Job Cards, Preventative Maintenance Documentation, Examination Reports and any other documentation as required.

  • Must be fully trustworthy and conscientious

  • Interpret driver reported defects, take action and sign defects sheets.

  • Ensure the maintenance of company vehicles, equipment and tools is done in accordance with Company Policy.

  • Keep the Company issued vehicle clean and tidy. Maintain property and take all necessary steps to ensure it and all its contents are secure.

  • Prevent the use of vehicles that are un-roadworthy or do not meet the Company's security criteria.

  • Liaise with operational staff.

  • Keep & work with in all Health and Safety Code of Practice.


This role profile will be subject to change in accordance with departmental developments and the job holder’s expertise.



  • Flexible working will be required 

  • Must be prepared to cover call out

  • Process paper work 

  • Have relevant City & Guilds / equivalent 

  • Competent in all diagnostic techniques 

  • Willing to work on “Own initiative” to be self managed 

  • Willingness to adapt and grow with the organisation


Salary: Up to £XXXXX for a full time worker*


*The hourly rate of pay is £XXXX in the first 6 months, rising to £XXXX and rising to £XXXX after 12 months. Currently overtime opportunities are available to enhance earning potential but overtime is not guaranteed. The above quoted salary is based on a 48 hour working week. If you work less hours than this, then your earnings would inevitably be less, and your actual earnings will be dependent on your hourly rate, the number of hours that you work, and your offer letter and terms and conditions of employment.

The Ideal Candidate:

We also have some specific security criteria that you will need to meet:

  • You must be able to pass a criminal record check as well as a personal credit and ID check.

  • You must also have a 10 year employment/unemployment/educational history that we can check and verify.

  • You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure and confined environment.

  • An SIA licence would be beneficial.

We will provide all the training and support to help you to progress as a key member of our world-class team. In addition to a culture that believes in promoting from within, we offer up to five weeks paid holiday and paid overtime, as well as the following benefits:

  • Pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Flexible working policies

  • Free uniform          

  • We Care - providing 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing

  • HSF - Health Cash Plans

  • Corporate perks and discounts (Perks @ Work and Home)

  • Payroll Giving

  • Training and Development Opportunities (inc Apprenticeships in England).


This role will be subject to a medical review, which may include a medical assessment with an occupational health practitioner.


G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Ltd is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employee's feel respected and able to give their best and is proud to be an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer.

We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. If you require any reasonable adjustments during the hiring process, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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