Automotive Technician (Audi/VW)
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
  • Omnistaff (PTY) Ltd
Job Description

JOB TITLE : Automotive Diagnostics Technician (Audi / VW)

LOCATION : Bellville, Cape Town

REPORTS TO : Workshop Manager

SALARY : R highly neg and commensurate on experience


CLOSING DATE : 16 April 2023

JOB REFERENCE : WO ? 79231111


We are looking to hire a dynamic above average performer with strong VW and Audi + expert diagnostics exp to work in busy workshop.

Your duties will include Diagnostics, Engine Rebuilds, Service and repair to all VW, Audi, Mercedes Benz and BMW vehicles


  • Diagnostics Identify mechanical problems either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment (ODIS / VCDS)
  • Handle full automotive minor & major services
  • Engine repairs and rebuilds
  • Gathering information on customer issues
  • Plan and establish timetable to complete repairs and maintenance
  • Providing estimated time and cost for repairs.
  • Manage, handle and maintain tools and workshop equipment
  • Examine critical parts and systems using a standard checklist
  • Liaise with parts department regarding required parts
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance including oil changes and tune-ups
  • Service, repair, replace, faulty mechanical components, parts and systems
  • Upgrade and fitment of mechanical components, parts and aftermarket products
  • Perform tests on specific parts and systems to ensure proper function
  • Test drives vehicle to confirm safe and proper operation
  • Maintaining a clean working environment
  • Completing job cards
  • Advise management of work activity
  • Any adhoc duties as required


  • Trade test qualifications
  • Min 5 years’ work experience as a Diagnostics Auto Technician
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of VW and Audi brands
  • Expert mechanical skills. Must display strong abilities on :
  • vehicle inspections,
  • advanced diagnostics, troubleshooting & fault-finding
  • minor & major services
  • Engine rebuilds and repairs
  • Gearbox repairs
  • maintenance and performance upgrades
  • aftermarket fitments
  • Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software preferably (ODIS / VCDS)
  • Ability to read VW, Audi service and repair manuals
  • Vast knowledge with car mechanisms and automotive parts
  • Valid driver’s license with own car
  • Excellent Customer service
  • Self-starter with sober habits
  • Good communication - Verbal, written and listening skills
  • Excellent analytical and complex problem-solving skills
  • Must have a good eye for detail coupled with a zero tolerance approach to returns
  • Able to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Strong ethical values rating high on honesty, integrity, excellence, passion, performance and result.
  • Good hand and eye coordination
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required


Candace 071-718-6695 / 011 681-6831 or email a comprehensive cv which provides full description of duties and reason for leaving

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