Workshop Engineer (Semi-skilled)

Location: Elland, Halifax

Terberg DTS UK is looking for a Workshop Engineer (Semi-skilled) to join our growing team and to be part of our Workshop team.

What is the job role?

To perform a variety of routine servicing, inspections (VOSA standards) and subsequent repairs to one or more types of Distribution Tractors and other vehicles/equipment. To perform visual or operational checks and carry out repairs as required. To repair inoperable or defective machine parts, components or systems using test equipment. To observe all Health & Safety requirements at all times. You will also be required to carry out planned mobile repair work and attend breakdowns as part of the Field Service Team as needed.

Requirements and what we are looking for

  • To accurately and quickly undertake repairs. To include working on a range of makes and models.
  • To able to undertake vehicle servicing, repair and other related work.
  • To complete all vehicle servicing and repair documentation correctly, in a timely manner and to a good standard.
  • To be able to interpret and remedy vehicle defect descriptions.
  • To be willing to assist colleagues in the execution of their jobs as required.
  • There will be an element of manual handling involved.
  • To liaise with the Workshop Co-ordinator at the Commencement of duty each morning to receive guidance/instructions on Vehicle defects and related repair priorities.
  • Undertake such other duties commensurate with the post as may be required for the safe and effective performance of the company.
  • To work with all departments, particularly with projects that are being explored or implemented.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the purpose of this job or to support the needs of the business.
  • To be able to interpret and remedy vehicle defect descriptions communicated by vehicle users.
  • To be willing to assist colleagues in the execution of their jobs as required.
  • Communications skills, both verbal and in writing, together with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Removing parts from vehicles with care in-order to identify salvage or scrap.
  • Operating machinery and tooling in a safe manner adhering to health & safety protocols.
  • Working within a team to assist and support colleagues where required.
  • There will be a large amount of manual handling involved within this role.
  • Follow instructions and guidance from colleagues.
  • Maintain high standards, keeping a clean and tidy work area.
  • Forklift licence
  • Crane operation experience/licence
  • Full Valid UK driving licence including vehicles up to 750kg (C1 / C class)

What do Terberg DTS offer you?

At Terberg you are part of the market leading supplier of specialist vehicles, equipment and support to the UK logistics, distribution, port, industrial, aviation and fire and rescue. The atmosphere in our family business is fantastic and you will work within a motivated team. We offer great benefits including; company pension, life insurance, cycle to work scheme and more. Personal development is important to us so further training and education may be offered so you can excel.

Is this the right career path for you?

Let us know by sending an email to and attach your CV and a brief description of why you want to apply for the role. If you would like more information about the company or the vacancy, Please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, Nicky Adl on 01422 257 100.

Royal Terberg Group operates worldwide in the development, production and service of special vehicles and systems for logistics and refuse collection. As a family business, we stand for our people. Based on our core values, we focus on sustainable growth and innovation, which has made us successful for more than 150 years. For example, we have been investing in electrically powered vehicles since 2014 and are testing hydrogen to the full. We want to deal responsibly with our environment so that future generations can continue our success.