HGV Mechanic - Technician

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Up to £45k + OT + Benefits
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We are looking for two mechanics to join the refurb department of our client. You will be based at their new purpose built workshop in Teddington, Tewkesbury. Our client are part of a large group who, along with the hire services, run a large fleet of HGV's, run a couple of workshops, a truck stop, a farm shop, a cafe and more.

Their Shunter tug hire fleet has grown from a couple of tugs to the largest independent fleet in the country with over 150 units on hire. The growth of the business is down to their outstanding response time and ability to service some of the highest profile hauliers in the country.

2022 saw them move into a brand new workshop designed to make their lives easier and enable them to continue to offer exceptional service to all customers. Due to their customer growth, they need to grow the team and this is where you come in.

Your key role will be refurbing the shunter tugs to a high standard so you need to be competent and take pride in your work. You will have the guidance of the Workshop Manager but would need you to have the ability to get on and complete tasks without constant supervision.

The role is working 45 hours a week plus paid breaks Monday to Friday with the opportunity to work overtime.

What they are looking for:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience in refurbing vehicles (Desired but not essential)
  • Perform reactive maintenance as required.
  • Correction of running defects.
  • Working with the Workshop Manager through instruction and direction.
  • Carry out best and safe working practices.
  • Attention to detail and take pride in your work.
  • Mechanical experience on HGVs/commercial vehicles
  • Self-motivated with the ability to maintain a positive can-do attitude
  • Organised but flexible in your approach
  • A good communicator
  • Accurate when producing written records.
  • Accurate with stock control
  • Welding experience (desirable but not essential)

In return, they are offering the following:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid breaks
  • 28 days holiday entitlement per year (including bank holidays)
  • Holiday Incentive Scheme (opportunity to earn additional holiday based on length of service)
  • Death in service benefit (following successful completion of probation)
  • Company sick pay after 1 years qualifying service
  • Opportunity to do overtime.
  • Staff Discount at other establishments within the Group
  • Free parking on site
  • Excellent working conditions in our modern workshop facilities.

If this role sounds of interest to you, get in touch and be part of a friendly, hardworking team.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Potential to earn up to £45,000 (please note the basic rate is £35,490.00 based on 45 hours plus paid breaks)

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