HGV Technician/Fitter

Location : Colwick, Nottinghamshire, England
Job Ref : EJ589
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £12.39 - 12.39 per hour


EJ589 – HGV Technician / Fitter        

Location: Colwick, Nottingham

Salary: £Competitive + Shift Allowance + Overtime and benefits


Due to the continued growth, our client are looking for experienced and responsible LGV technicians/mechanics to join our growing business. As an LGV/HGV Technician will be part of the team maintaining our fleet of modern waste collection LGV/HGV vehicles in our workshops.

The role requires maintenance and repair of waste collection vehicles and equipment consisting of various makes, models and types, ranging from car derived vans to artic units and trailers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and repair of waste collection vehicles to meet current legislations, health & safety and DVSA standards.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping across all sections of OHSAS18001 accredited workshop.
  • Carry out scheduled inspections and services to ensure compliance with the company’s operator license and DVSA regulations.
  • Complete service and repair documentation and any other maintenance documentation in accordance with company standards and legal requirements.
  • Repair and maintenance of hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic systems.
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification of defects including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Fully skilled having achieved a full level 3 HGV apprentice qualification/City and Guilds Qualification/NVQ Qualification.
  • Technician level.
  • Must have a minimum of a car/van driving licence.
  • HGV licence desirable
  • IRTEC Qualification desirable.
  • Experience with the vehicles used within the waste industry would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experienced in hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Welding experience preferred but not essential.

Location: Colwick, Nottingham

Salary: £Competitive + Shift Allowance + Overtime and benefits  

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