HGV Mechanic

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Salary Description
£35-45k per annum + Benefits
Contract Type

HGV Technician/Mechanic

Our client a well established general haulage company operating a 70 vehicle fleet (rigids and artics) plus 70 trailers have a vacancy for a full time HGV technician/mechanic within our onsite Workshop team.

Our technicians are responsible for the safety inspections and servicing and repair of all powered vehicles and trailers plus associated plant and equipment, diagnosis of faults, and preparation and presentation for MOT tests.

Key responsibilities:

Preparing vehicles for MOT tests
Completing accurately Safety maintenance inspection forms and other documentation relating to repair and maintenance of vehicles
Respond to daily defect reports supplied by drivers
Follow regular maintenance schedules and complete necessary repairs/maintenance work
Attend breakdown calls
Welding and electrical repairs
Work as part of a team to achieve reliability and meet workshop targets

Qualifications & Experience:

City & Guilds or equivalent qualification in heavy vehicle mechanics is desirable
Experience of working with commercial HGV/LGV vehicles
Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems is desirable
Full valid UK driving licence with LGV class 1 entitlement

Applicants should be able to demonstrate their self-motivation, good attention to detail and methodical and quality focussed approach to the work they undertake.

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We place in demand people across the breadth of industry from skilled shop floor personnel and specialist engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.
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