DEKRA Automotive


Self-Employed Vehicle Inspector


Locations: Nottingham and Leicester

DEKRA Inspections are a rapidly growing independent vehicle inspection company in the UK.

As we welcome more B2B clients, we are looking for motivated, experienced team players to help us deliver the highest possible professional service.


The purpose of this field-based role is to conduct vehicle inspections to an exceptionally high standard ensuring quality, accuracy, efficiency and a professional and courteous manner. The role will respond to instructions from our Stokenchurch based deployment centre that will arrange appointments on your behalf, broadly within a defined geographic region. Inspections will cover such activities as pre-purchase inspections and warranty evaluations. You will use your own tools and equipment that must be current and conform to required legislation.


  • Deliver an outstanding customer experience, an exceptional inspection standard and present a highly professional report
  • To represent DEKRA Inspections delivering vehicle inspections at the clients’ address as directed by our office based deployment team
  • Complete and deliver inspection reports after each visit in accordance with the company’s templates and reporting guidelines. All reports must be legible, timely and accurate
  • To support the Operations Manager in piloting new initiatives or programmes for customers, exercising reasonable flexibility if required to travel outside your designated geographic territory


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in formal vehicle maintenance, servicing or MOT, with a City & Guilds level 3 or HNC/HND equivalent and preferably be a member of the IMI or IRTE. You will be working alongside our head office staff so must be able to demonstrate strong team working skills and be able to contribute to the development of new procedures to improve the performance of the business.

You must also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Planning and organisation
  • Report writing and time management
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Communication skills
  • Analysing information


You will be required to have your own transport, a full UK driving licence and the minimum qualifications outlined above.

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter (including your current package and expectations) to the Recruitment Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting reference SCE0519.

Important Notice to Search Firms: DEKRA Automotive does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment or contractor opportunities, regardless of any past practices. All unsolicited resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or hiring manager at DEKRA Automotive via e-mail, the Internet, or in any other form of communication shall be deemed to be a resume submitted by the individual identified therein and shall not be subject to any fees attributed to that submission by the search firm. For the avoidance of doubt, DEKRA Automotive shall not pay any fees for any candidate resume submission without a valid, written and fully executed search agreement between the search firm making the submission and DEKRA Automotive.