HGV or Light Vehicle Mechanic

16 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

This is a great opportunity to join a prestigious national organisation, maintaining a fleet of commercial vehicles in a well-equipped modern workshop with outstanding benefits.

The role:

  • Service, maintain and repair a fleet of light or heavy vehicles - depending on your skillset
  • Build your product knowledge of a variety of makes and models of vehicles
  • Complete all paperwork in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Work as a team with your colleagues to ensure vehicle jobs are completed to the required time and standard
  • Diagnose faults using manufacturer and generic electronic diagnosis equipment (training is offered on this if required)
  • Carry out inspections to Vosa standards
  • Working a 2 week day shift rota, week 1: 6am - 2pm, week 2: 2pm - 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Overtime is voluntary, and available at a premium.
  • Expected earnings are around GBP37k per annum, including a small amount of overtime each week and 1 in 3 saturday mornings

To succeed in this successful, friendly workshop, you will:

  • Be a fully qualified vehicle technician with NVQ level 3, IMI apprenticeship, City and Guilds level 2, or equivalent qualifications
  • Have experience of working as a mechanic on a range of HGV tractor units and rigid trucks or good light vehicle experience, the company has enough car and van work to employ 2 full-time light vehicle technicians.
  • Be willing to be trained on different types of vehicles as the need arises
  • Be a real team player who enjoys working together with colleagues
  • Have a very good standard of work and accuracy
  • An HGV class 1 (CE) licence would be a distinct advantage, class 2 licence (C) also accepted for the HGV technicians, a car licence is required for the light vehicle role.

The Business:

  • A large national organisation who are a market leader in their field
  • Very successful organisation who offer a stable, long-term career to their vehicle technicians with excellent career prospects
  • A company that offers an unrivalled benefits package including a competitive contributory pension scheme, enhanced overtime rates, good holidays that rise with service, a shorter working week than the industry norm, a flexible benefit that can be used for a variety of options including additional holidays, and a great working environment.

Interviews are to be held shortly, and suitable candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of application.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the 'Apply Now' button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact the Consultant, Francesca Loughrey

Please note, we endeavour to make sure you will receive an email indicating if you have been successful or not within 1 to 2 weeks.

Expion: Our Automotive recruitment brand is run by consultants with long-term experience of working solely within the commercial vehicle maintenance sector. We have well established relationships with many of the UK's largest and most well-respected employers in the field, placing vehicle technicians, workshop foremen, workshop controllers and supervisors, workshop managers and senior operations staff into their workshop and regional based vacancies across the UK.