HGV and Light Recovery Mechanics Role:

Looking for a job that will take you outdoors?

Like meeting new people in interesting circumstances? Think driving is a pleasure, not a chore.

Then we want to hear from you.

You’ll be a welcome face to those stuck by the side of the road. You’ll be recovering vehicles that have broken down or been involved in accidents or recovered due to crime. You’ll need be independent, patient, and able to use your initiative, as well as being friendly and helpful.

Candidates will need to be able to:

Work with light or heavy vehicles, Talking face-to-face with customers, sometimes in stressful circumstances, Recovering broken-down vehicles to garages or dealerships. Recovering vehicles involved in minor or major accidents. Recovering vehicles involved in crimes. Recovery vehicles from the motorways to safe locations. Use your initiative to resolve challenging situations

This is a fast paced industry you will need to be of sound mind and able bodied as this job is very physical.

Candidates need to live in Darlington or the local surrounding area.

You'll need to be able to think on your feet and cope with challenging circumstances (we train you well, but every job is different)

For Recovery Mechanics, every day is different. You’ll never be bored.

If you are an experienced driver with a welcoming and approachable attitude to customers, then we would like to hear from you!!

As a Recovery Mechanic you will be responsible to provide a professional, effective and quality roadside assistance service to our customers and your duties will be roadside assistance attending stranded motorist and recovering to locations within the UK and be able to maintain fleet vehicles.

All candidates MUST have a minimum of 7.5 T licence and must be capable of towing 3.5 T, Class 1 is an advantage. 

Shift rota is applicable as we are operational 365 days a year and 24hrs a day and will be discussed at interview. 

As we also carry out Work on behalf of the police All staff MUST pass a vetting procedure. 

Please send your CV including contact details to

jobs@darlingtonrecovery.com