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Maintenance Engineer

Location:Darlington, County Durham


Salary:Competitive salary

Benefits:23 days holiday, 1 day off for birthday, 8 bank holidays, company Pension, Life Assurance, Discounts from retailers, Optional Health Care, Childcare Voucher Scheme

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Here at Northgate, everyone plays a part in what we do. We’re the kind of people who love rolling up our sleeves and getting stuck in, and if you have a talent for delivering great service to our customers, we could have a big part for you to play too.


As our new Maintenance Engineer you’ll be based at our Head Office in Darlington, and we’ll make sure you’re making the best use of your engineering knowledge and experience.  It’ll be your responsibility to agree appropriate repair methods and costs with internal and external suppliers for the maintenance of our vehicles.  You role will include helping internal staff members with booking requirements; where required, liaising with customers to explain repair requirements, and obtaining required authorisation for work to proceed as well as explaining the timescales involved.  


The successful candidate will have City & Guilds/NVQ  Level 3 (or equivalent) qualifications relating to Motor Vehicle Engineering, as well as a minimum of 5 years practical experience of repairing motor vehicles.  Good oral and written communication skills, along with a good practical knowledge of computers, and general software packages are also required.


In return, you’ll discover a friendly and fast-paced working environment, and the chance to build a career that just as exciting as our future.   We’re offering a competitive salary, 23 days holiday plus a pension and one of the best benefits packages in the area.  For full details you can visit


Northgate is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer.