HGV Technician

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
£29,000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

EB4762: HGV Technician

Salary: £29,000 DOE

Location: Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire

Position: Permanent

Our Client is looking to recruit a HGV Technician, to carry out maintenance, repairs and modification work on a fleet of vehicles and trailers and provide technical support, from fault analysis through to completion.

This HGV Technician will need to be able to produce technical work to the highest standards and in line with strict Health & Safety requirements for equipment, machines and tools. It calls for initiative, a meticulous approach and an in-depth knowledge of vehicles, trailers, workshop plant and equipment. The HGV Technician must also have the organisational skills to maintain clear documentation, records and to meet deadlines.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out general maintenance repair work on the company's fleet of vehicles and trailers
  • Ensure all vehicles are in safe working order
  • Carry out all repairs to the highest standards
  • Carry out in-depth engineering work and diagnostics
  • Be able to operate individually or within a close team
  • Carry out all repairs in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation and company policy
  • Operate all relevant equipment, machines and tools safely
  • Complete associated documentation

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Hold City & Guilds standard in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline is essential
  • Experience as a HGV Mechanic working within a similar position
  • Holding an HGV C+E licence Class 1 and a current ADR is preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of vehicles, trailers, workshop plant and equipment
  • Resolve mechanical / electrical / pneumatic problems
  • Multi task and achieve key deadlines
  • Demonstrate rigorous fault finding skills
  • Work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Work under pressure

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

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