Trailer Technician

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Salary Description
15.87 - 23.80
Contract Type

Trailer Technician Days - Manchester

We currently have a full-time vacancy for a Trailer Technician, based in our busy Manchester Depot.

The successful candidate will support expansion of workshops and manage fleet repairs in house.

Pay Rates:

£15.87 per hour Monday to Friday

Overtime rates after 47.5 hours per week of £17.85 and enhanced rates on Saturday and Sunday. £17.85 + £23.80

Shift Patterns

  • Any 5 shifts out of 7, Flexibility required for all weekdays and weekend days.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • To Inspect and maintain our HGV Trailer Fleet to comply with Legal & Company standards.
  • Prepare trailers for MOT Testing.
  • To record trailer defects and keep accurate records of work carried out on each trailer.
  • Repair Minor Accident Damage.
  • Carry out Fault Diagnosis.
  • Actively seek solutions to problems.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times.
  • Working with the following Equipment (vehicles, trailers, and ancillary equipment):

Key skills & experience 

  • Relevant experience in a similar role is desirable.
  • Works well both independently and in a team.
  • Manages deadlines well and understands how to prioritise a workload.
  • A positive thinking and self-motivated individual.
  • An effective team member who works well on their own initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates an excellent attitude to work.


  • Commercial experience on HGV Trailers is essential.
  • C+E license (preferred).
  • City & Guilds part 1 & 2 &3/ BTEC / IMI in motor vehicle management or equivalent practical experience in the commercial vehicle industry.

If you feel your experience suits this role, please apply.