Semi-Skilled Truck Technician

Location : Henfield, West Sussex, England
Job Ref : MS64
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £28k - 30k per year


MS64 – Semi-Skilled Truck Technician

Location: Henfield

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 per annum

Overview: The Semi-skilled truck technician is responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance, and modification of the Company fleet.

Our client is keen to encourage applications from ex-military personnel however, candidates from all backgrounds with relevant experience will be considered.

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.

Location: Henfield

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 per annum

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