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HGV Technician
Salary Area Job Ref Consultant Sector
£11.82 - 11.82 per hour + allowances Castleford, West Yorkshire, England DC82 David Crompton Engineering, Manufacturing


DC82 – HGV Technician

Location: Castleford

Salary: £11.82 per hour + additional pay for shift work, licence held and weekends.


The HGV Technician is responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance and modification of the Company fleet and customer vehicles. This is a permanent, full-time role. The shifts are rotating early and late shifts, 06:00 to 14:30, and 12:30 to 22:00 (and alternate Saturday mornings 08:00 to 12:00 when on late shift).

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Carry out preventative maintenance in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
• Diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical defects on all vehicles and related ancillary equipment, replacing parts as and when necessary in line with Company and legislative requirements.
• Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard.
• Provide on the job training for other Technicians/Trainees as required.
• Continually identify possible warranty claims and escalate these to the appropriate person.
• Reduce non-scheduled work and vehicle visits to the location between Preventative Maintenance.
• Ensure shift workload is completed to the required Company standard.
• Ensure that unplanned work is completed and resolved to a conclusion satisfactory to the customer.
• Communicate vehicle status with customers when required.
• Ensure all customers are dealt with promptly, efficiently and courteously.
• Answer telephones and deal with queries or escalate where necessary.
• Remain up to date with the latest vehicle technology and changes by attending Company training programmes.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Fully skilled HGV mechanic, through a recognised formal training programme.
• Driving licence essential - HGV licence is preferred.

Location: Castleford

Salary: £11.82 per hour + additional pay for shift work, licence held and weekends.