Job Title: Mechanic
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-06 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/287987/9517
Contact Name: Anthony McGee
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2019 13:01

Job Description

As an Engineer, you will be responsible for the service, refurbishment, repair and maintenance of our diesel-powered equipment based in the workshop and at our customer’s sites.

*The role would suit an experience vehicle mechanic as training will be given.

Introduction to Speedy…

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

Package description

Competitive salary with pension, company van, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilities

For this role we are ideally looking for engineers that have previous experience in working on equipment such as pumps, compressors, small generators, diesel generators, and lighting towers. Alternatively a good knowledge of diesel engines would be of interest.

Ideal candidate


  • Driving licence
  • A good knowledge of diesel engines
  • Able to adapt quickly to support others
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Proactive in addressing problems that may arise
  • Commitment to learn and develop
  • Flexible approach to working hours


  • Previous experience working within the automotive or hire industry
About the company

Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.

We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.