Mechanic at British Army

People in this role may also be known as vehicle mechanics and technicians.

12 workers in this role at British Army have taken the survey.

How much does British Army pay mechanics?

Mechanic at British Army
£13.44–19.70
Typical range
£9.00–18.03

Mechanic employees at British Army are typically paid £13.44–19.70 an hour, based on data from 12 employees.

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What is management like for mechanic employees at British Army?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do mechanics think British Army head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    11% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do mechanics at British Army feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    82% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for mechanic employees at British Army?

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  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for mechanics to book a holiday at British Army?

    People find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    18% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

Excellent
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for mechanics to take sick leave at British Army?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    82% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

  • People get proper breaks

    Do mechanics at British Army get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

What is career progression like for mechanics at British Army?

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  • Enough training

    Do mechanics get enough training when they start at British Army?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    92% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are mechanics given support to progress at British Army?

    People are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 82% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from mechanics at British Army

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  • Best thing

    Travel, pay, colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication , lack of fair treatment by certain line managers, lack of support

    6.4

    Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Travel, lots of holidays, financial incentives.

    Worst thing

    Uncertainty, time away from family.

    9.4

    Aircraft technician, December 2020

How British Army ranks

British Army ranks joint 3rd to work for in vehicle mechanic or technician employers

  1. 2 Royal Air Force
    7.4
  2. 3= British Army
    7.2
  3. 3= Ford
    7.2