HGV Fitter

Location : Henfield, West Sussex, England
Job Ref : AR105
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £35k per year


AR105 – HGV Fitter

Location: Henfield

Salary: £35,000


The HGV Fitter is responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance and modification of the Company fleet. The successful candidate will work 10 hour shifts (Monday-Friday).

The shift patterns consists of either working 10:00am – 8:00pm or 12:00pm – 10:00pm.

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: £35,000

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