HGV Fitter / Mechanic

Location : Chorley, Cheshire, England
Job Ref : AL291
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £26k per year

Description

HGV Fitter / Mechanic

Location: Chorley

Salary: £26,000 DOE

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an HGV Fitter / Mechanic on behalf of one of our clients.

Reporting to the Operations Director you will repair and maintain the Hire fleet and customer’s vehicles to DVSA standard. Full training on our products will be provided.  Working hours are Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 17:30, Friday 08:00 – 16:30. Overtime including early starts on Saturday’s may be required on occasion to fulfil business requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Pre-MOT expectations and repair defects.
  • Undertake standard vehicle/equipment inspections, services, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Accurately diagnose faults and report findings to the Operations Director.
  • Rectify Electrical and mechanical faults.
  • Work independently attending/managing routine servicing, site breakdowns and ensuring all repairs are controlled and rectified efficiently.
  • Liaise with the parts department to ensure the correct parts are ordered.
  • Accurate completion of inspection and timesheets.
  • Ensure that standards are maintained relative to maintenance/cleanliness of vehicles.
  • Ensuring workload is prioritised and deadlines met.
  • Comply with health and safety policy and guidance notes, adopting safe methods of working.
  • You may be required to perform additional tasks as required by the changing roles in the organisation.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Level 3 qualified in heavy vehicle repair, or extensive experience in the commercial vehicle sector.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable:

  • Experience within the refuse vehicle sector.
  • Knowledge of health and safety in the transportation industry including LOLER.
  • A full diving licence, HGV class 1 or 2.
  • Any electrical, MOT, hydraulic, or welding qualifications would be an advantage.

Location: Chorley

Salary: £26,000 DOE
 

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