Tachograph Calibration Technician

Purfleet, RM19

Tachograph Calibration Technician

Salary: £33,298 – £40,000 per annum 

Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced DVSA approved Tachograph Calibration Technician who takes pride in providing excellent customer service and has a passion for working with the best.

Based at our flagship Purfleet branch in Essex, you will have the opportunity to independently calibrate customers Tachographs within a professional workshop. You will also receive excellent training at our bespoke training centre to develop you to the next level.

Tachograph Calibration Technician Responsibilities:

  • Carry out tachograph calibrations
  • Working with speed limiters
  • Carry out simple work on the Scania vehicle’s electrical system and use information from the wiring diagrams and manuals for electrical components
  • Perform allocated work within the timeframe given to the customers
  • Diagnose, check and set the mechanical systems
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Provide technical advice to customers and colleagues
  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts
  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to
  • Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses

Key requirements for the Tachograph Calibration Technician:

  • Fully trained in Tachograph calibration
  • 1C Uplift certified
  • Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to actively seek solutions to problems
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks
  • Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements


  • LGV/HGV/PCV licence 
  • Bus and coach experience 
  • IRTEC accreditation desirable but not essential as we have IRTEC courses available
  • Knowledge of ADP | Kerridge system 

Working for Scania is not just about the job. It’s about you too, and this is where the company goes the extra mile, and provides an industry leading employment package.

Excellent benefits package including Pension Scheme, Complementary Life Insurance, Financial Incentive Schemes,  discounts on major retail outlets including groceries. For a full breakdown of benefits; please visit our website and follow the careers link.

At Scania we invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout our Global organisation.

Scania is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers and the successful candidate will reflect our core values; Customer FirstRespect for the Individual, Elimination of Waste, Determination, Team Spirit and Integrity in all we do.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this challenging role then please apply today.

Scania (Great Britain) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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