HGV Fitter

Location : Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Job Ref : MS162
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £15 per hour + £20.25 p/h for any overtime past 40


MS162 – HGV Fitter

Location: Barry

Salary: £13.50 per hour + overtime paid at 1.5x 

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a HGV Fitter on behalf of one of our clients. 

This role is based on a 40 hour work week, Monday – Friday. 

Applications from ex-military personnel are encouraged but all applications will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work safely, following all relevant risk assessments and method statement instructions.
  • Work diligently to promptly become familiar with the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems of commercial vehicles.
  • Prepare vehicles for MOT to a high standard, minimising risk of test failure.
  • Carry out planned maintenance to a high standard on a mixed fleet of commercial vehicles.
  • Diagnose and repair defective electrical hydraulic and mechanical parts and equipment on commercial vehicles promptly, safely and efficiently.
  • Carry out basic welding.
  • Complete all associated paperwork promptly and efficiently.
  • Attend roadside breakdowns when necessary.
  • Liaise with and instruct third-party contractors.
  • Ensure working areas are kept clean and tidy.
  • Liaise with drivers in order to prioritise repairs and maintenance.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Appropriate technical qualifications.
  • MOT preparation.
  • Vehicle computer Diagnostics.
  • HGV licence preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent understanding of vehicle maintenance requirements and procedures.
  • Experience as a mechanic in a commercial vehicle environment.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

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